|KATHY MACLEAN, COMMUNICATIONS, FACULTY OF AGRICULTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES There was good news all around for the Quebec agri-food sector in the recent provincial budget.
McGill Newsroom Quebec’s recently unveiled provincial budget includes one new line-item that means a lot for McGill research.
Peter McAuslan, Founder and former President of the McAuslan Brewing Company, shared his entrepreneurial wisdom with students and staff on November 26th. The Entrepreneurial Leadership Speaker Series aims to spark student interest in entrepreneurship while tempering the passion with the reality of what it takes to be an entrepreneur. Read more
Dear Members of the McGill University Community, We have embarked on the process of selecting an Associate Vice-Principal, Innovation and Partnerships in Research and International Relations. The search will be comprehensive in scope with an integral portion being a process of consultation.
Learning from others and innovation have undoubtedly helped advance civilization. But these behaviours can carry costs as well as benefits. And a new study by an international team of evolutionary biologists sheds light on how one particular cost – increased exposure to parasites – may affect cultural evolution in non-human primates.
The Honourable Maxime Bernier, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism, and Agriculture) was at Centre d'entreprises et d'innovation de Montréal this morning to announce a funding contribution of up to $ 6.2 million over the next five years to support the launch of CEIM’s Québec Innovation project.
" In recent months, the engineering profession in Quebec has been disparaged. It is vital that the hard-won title of “engineer” regain its honour — because beyond the controversies, the fact remains that excellence in engineering is one of Montreal’s greatest strengths." Full Story
Consider it a cram session for change. Starting at 9 a.m. on May 21 (in Montreal at least), some of the world’s brightest young thinkers will have one short day to create, develop, and pitch solutions to some of society’s stickiest problems. This is the 24h de l’Innovation competition.