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Portes ouvertes sur les fermes : à la rencontre de notre agriculture!

Le dimanche 9 septembre , de 10 h à 16 h, c’est un rendez-vous sur plus de 100 fermes partout au Québec et au Parc olympique de Montréal pour la 16e édition des Portes ouvertes sur les fermes du Québec....Présenté par l’UPA depuis 2003, cet événement familial gratuit permet de visiter des fermes qui en plus de leur accueil offrent des dégustations de produits régionaux, démonstrations agricoles, rencontres avec des experts tels que vétérinaires et agronomes et, surtout, un contact privilégié ...

Published: 20 Aug 2018

New network bringing together Indigenous students and health professionals

Based in Kahnawake, Quebec Indigenous Mentorship Network seeks to support and encourage Indigenous students. (...) "We do need more representation in all health-related fields. There's a growing number, but we're all very stretched with demands," said Treena Delormier, an associate professor in the School of Human Nutrition at McGill University.

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Published: 20 Aug 2018

Improving milk production – the Buffalo Edition. A Canadian first!

NOVEL REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGIES AIM TO BUILD CAPACITY IN THE CANADIAN BUFFALO MILK INDUSTRY

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Published: 20 Aug 2018

Keenoa aims to transform Dietetics Practice

It’s one more feather in the cap for Keenoa co-founders, Registered Dietitian and PhD candidate ANNE-JULIE TESSIER, BSc(NutrSc)’16 (right), ANTONY GARANT, and business partner ANGEL ONG, RD, BSc(NutrSc)’09, MSc’11, PhD Candidate in the School of Human Nutrition....

Published: 20 Aug 2018

Tango médiatique

Les milieux universitaire et de la recherche gagnent à cultiver leurs relations avec les médias.  Mais attention … à l’ère des vérités parallèles et des nouvelles factices, la tâche peut se révéler complexe.

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Published: 14 Aug 2018

A step forward for sustainability

McGill’s Sustainability experts [including Elena Bennett and Nil Basu] are involved in examining the effects of everything from locust swarms to urban heat islands to mountains of toxic e-waste.  The new McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative hopes to play a crucial role in those efforts. #McGillNewsMag

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Published: 13 Aug 2018

Kajou captures Audience Prize at World Vision Food Security Social Innovation challenge

Congratulations to PhD candidate Emmanuella Ellis (BRE-Supervisor Michael Ngadi) and Kajou teammates for capturing the “Audience Prize” at the recent 2018 World Vision Food Security Social Innovation challenge. Kajou is an agri-food venture that seeks to transform the cashew value chain in Côte d'Ivoire....

Published: 13 Aug 2018

NutriPulse captures 3rd place at World Vision Food Security Social Innovation challenge

NutriPulse has captured 3rd  place in the 2018 World Vision Food Security Social Innovation challenge!   Co-Founders and PhD candidates Josephine Ampofo (FdSci), Adeyemi Adegbenjo (BRE) and Zeyan Zhong  (FdSci) will spend the next year building their project.

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Published: 13 Aug 2018

Closure of Hwy 20 overpass August 9 night

The Hwy 20 overpass/Rue Poultry Cottages will be reduced to one lane traffic during the night of Thursday, Aug 9, from 21:00 to 5:00, for infrastructure inspection.

The southbound lane of the Hwy 20 overpass will be closed, with alternating traffic on the northbound lane.

Published: 6 Aug 2018

NRS Postdoctoral Researcher receives Bantng Fellowship

Congratulations to Karina Benessaiah, Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Natural Resource Sciences, who received a prestigious Banting Fellowship.

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Published: 2 Aug 2018

Vijaya Raghavan recognized for his international work

Congratulations to James McGill Professor Vijaya Raghavan, Bioresource Engineering, who is the 2018 recipient of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers' (ASABE) International Food Engineering Award. This award recognizes Raghavan's dedication to promoting agricultural and biological engineering internationally.

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Published: 2 Aug 2018

Plant Science researcher recognized by Canadian Society of Plant Biologists

Congratulations to Professor Jaswinder Singh, Plant Science, who received the 2018 Canadian Society of Plant Biologists C.D. Nelson Award.

This award recognizes Professor Singh's outstanding research contributions in plant biology, which show exceptional promise for the improvement of crop plants through genetic engineering, molecular breeding and genomics.

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Published: 1 Aug 2018

Québec crée le Pôle d’expertise multidisciplinaire en gestion durable du littoral du lac Saint-Pierre

Le gouvernement du Québec poursuit ses efforts en faveur de la conservation du lac Saint-Pierre et annonce le second volet de son plan qui vise à définir et à promouvoir une agriculture durable compatible avec l’écosystème du lac Saint-Pierre. À cette fin, il accorde à l’Université McGill, à l’Université Laval et à l’Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR) des subventions d’un montant de 4,66 M$ sur quatre ans....

Published: 1 Aug 2018

Reinventing the meal

Two undergraduate teams from the Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences will put their food creations to the test in student competitions.

Every summer, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) attracts the cream of the global food science crop to Chicago for four days of exhibitions, presentations and competitions....

Published: 25 Jul 2018

McGill Summer Camp hopes to recruit young Indigenous youth to health care jobs

Teens from Indigenous communities across Canada are taking part in a summer camp at McGill. The university wants to inspire them to consider careers in Health Science – and it’s taking a unique approach. As part of McGill’s Indigenous Health Professions Program, the camp takes inspiration from everyday stories, and incorporates it into science labs.

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Published: 25 Jul 2018

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