By Allison Flynn Bernhard Lehner is a hydrographer whose work is about to go global. Fusing the fields of hydrology and cartography, he has created a one-of-a-kind map of the world’s rivers that is included as a pull-out in the April 2010 “Fresh Water” Issue of National Geographic, the iconic magazine that’s read in 32 [...]
As you know, the issue of sustainability is at the forefront of public concern. However, development of a culture of sustainability will require important efforts on the part of all of us. We ask that you consider collaborating in this important initiative by participating in Défi Climat, where you can commit to taking simple steps toward improving the sustainability of our community.
McGill students, staff and faculty are invited to submit proposals for the Sustainable Projects Fund. This new fund, established last semester by McGill students and administration, has $800,000 available for spending in 2010. All proposals are welcome and may be submitted at any time, to be evaluated at regular intervals throughout the calendar year.
The oldest glass models of sea creatures in North America. An exhibit prepared as part of the Ville en Verre campaign by the Société des musées montréalais. Dawson Gallery, Redpath Museum.
If you can’t eat it, it’s not food: Growing crops is one thing, but the real trick is getting those crops from field to market with minimal spoilage. Learn about bioresource engineering professor Vijaya Raghavan’s decades-long effort to bring post-harvest innovations to Indian farms.
McGill University is proud to announce that three of its researchers have been elected as Fellows to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), in recognition of their outstanding scientific achievements.
New publication about the more than fifty kinds of trees that grace McGill's downtown campus. Authored by Bronwyn Chester, the publication features two self-guided walking tours in booklet form. 7$, available at the Redpath Museum or the McGill Bookstore.