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BioFuelNet conçoit les biocarburants de l’avenir

  Dans l’édifice qui accueillait autrefois la brasserie Dow, angle Peel et Notre-Dame, rebaptisé Carrefour d’innovation INGO, est installé un groupe de recherche qui se consacre au développement des carburants de l’avenir. BioFuelNet regroupe 75 chercheurs de 27 universités canadiennes et travaille avec 90 partenaires industriels. Sa mission : développer une industrie de biocarburants avancés prospère et durable. ...

Published on : 22 Mar 2016

How to choose the perfect Christmas tree

Christmas is just under two weeks away, so if you haven't picked out a tree yet, the clock is ticking. [CTV News Montreal] asked David Wees from the Plant Science Department of McGill University for some tips on what to look for. Read article/watch video

Published on : 15 Dec 2015

Air Canada Backs Effort to Build Homegrown ‘Green’ Jet Fuel Infrasructure

The University of Toronto, McGill University  [BioFuelNet - Don Smith] and the International Air Transport Association are also part of the project as members of the BioFuelNet Aviation Task Force. Funding is coming from the Green Aviation Research and Development Network, which gets its support from the federal government and Canada’s aerospace sector. Read more in  The Toronto Star  

Published on : 11 Dec 2015

Barbados Interdisciplinary Tropical Studies dates for summer 2009

Barbados Interdisciplinary Tropical Studies (BITS) Field Semester dates announced for summer 2009. BITS dates: May 25 - Aug. 26, 2009 For further information on BITS registration and course activities go to: http://www.mcgill.ca/bits/

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 27 Jan 2009

Easter plant sale

Macdonald Campus students will be selling their flowers at the Raymond Greenhouses on April 8, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Information: David Wees (david.wees@mcgill.ca).

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 01 Apr 2004