McGill University researchers [Grant Clark & Chandra Madramootoo] at Macdonald campus in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue got some welcome news Monday when the federal government announced nearly $3 million in funding for research projects that will help farmers cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Every graduating student has their own way of getting ready the day of their Convocation. Some get haircuts, others go for a latté with friends and family or buy a new pair of shoes for the event. You can be pretty sure that very few do what Félix Bertrand did the morning of his Convocation ceremony on June 2. “I was at home helping my father with the pigs,” he says.
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Les besoins quotidiens en eau varient en fonction de la masse corporelle (30 ml d'eau par kilogramme), explique la nutritionniste Louise Thibault, professeure à l'École de nutrition humaine de l'Université McGill. « Et par boissons, on entend l'eau, mais aussi le jus, le lait, le thé, le café… », énumère Louise Thibault, qui souligne qu'en général, les gens obtiennent toute l'eau dont ils ont besoin en écoutant ce que leur corps leur dit.
McGill University’s Macdonald Campus Farm is embarking on an ambitious project to renovate the century old dairy barn into a new centre to welcome visitors to the world of food production. The only operating dairy farm on the island of Montreal, the Macdonald Campus Farm, welcomes school visits during the months of May and June only.
McGill students are champions of the local and sustainable food movement. The McGill Farmers’ Market, the Macdonald Student-Run Ecological Gardens (MSEG), and Organic Campus are student-run projects, independently established to produce, promote, and distribute local food at McGill.
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Because of flooding issues, day and evening summer classes and exams are cancelled on Monday, May 8, 2017, at both McGill’s Macdonald Campus and its downtown campus.
Updated May 5, 2017
The Quebec Ministry of Transport has confirmed the resumption of the Macdonald Campus Hwy 20 overpass renovation project on May 8 until August 15.
Dr. Grace Marquis, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, has received $500,000 CAD from the Queen Elizabeth Scholars initiative to fund researchers and scholars at McGill and the University of Ghana.
The Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships aim to activate a dynamic community of young global leaders across the Commonwealth to create lasting impacts both at home and abroad through inter-cultural exchanges encompassing international education, discovery and inquiry, and professional experiences.
Bioresource Engineering professors Grant Clark and Shiv Prasher, along with colleagues Dr. Maryam Kargar (Postdoctoral Fellow and Project Manager), Masters student Marcelo Frosi, Dr.
The Quebec Ministry of Transport has advised that it will recommence major repairs to the campus Highway 20 overpass as of May 1, 2017. The project is projected to end on August 15, 2017. Click on the maps above to see an enlarged views of the construction and detour zones.
McGill University’s Macdonald campus in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue received some good news last Friday when the Quebec government made two funding announcements that will help boost the Faculty of Agricultural Environmental Sciences.
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There were happy faces all around at Monday's launch of the Macdonald Campus Seed Library. The project, initiated by Liaison Librarian Dana Ingalls, offers seeds and gardening resources to members of the McGill community. According to Ingalls, "many public and academic libraries are expanding services to meet community needs. They are lending tools, artwork, exercise equipment, and more.
For those of you who missed it, take a few minutes to watch Elena Bennett's presentation @Davos. "By dwelling on the possibility of a dystopian environmental future, we run the risk of making the prediction self-fulfilling. We need more inspirational visions – but which are realistic and believable."