How AI could help farming become more efficient and sustainable

Published: 17 June 2024

Artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing industries across Canada and the world, and agriculture is no exception. Post-secondary institutions and innovative farms are rapidly working to...

FAES Professors awarded $2.95 million for climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies

Published: 6 June 2024

Originally published in the McGill Reporter by Charlotte Bawol, Digital Communications & Event Administrator (Research and Innovation)

Bioresource Engineering Professor Grant Clark receives 2024 Macdonald Campus Award for Teaching Excellence

Published: 6 June 2024

“Kind, approachable, compassionate, patient, respectful, enthusiastic.” These are just a few of the words used by students describing McGill University Bioresource Engineering Associate Professor...

Breaking boundaries: Bioresource Engineering shines at McGill Design Day debut

Published: 2 May 2024

Generations of Bioresource Engineering students have participated in the BREE 495 capstone design course. What innovative ideas did this year’s students come up with?

Canada and Quebec are preparing for another heavy forest fire season

Published: 11 April 2024

No one can say for sure whether Canada’s 2024 wildfire season will be as devastating as last year, when 15 million hectares of forest burned and over 230,000 people had to be evacuated from their...

McGill ranked highest among Canadian university in the “Food Science & Technology” subject—Shanghai Global Ranking 2023

Published: 15 March 2024

According to the Shanghai Global Ranking 2023, McGill now ranks number one among Canadian universities by the “Food Science & Technology” academic subject. This trend is remarkable, as McGill...

The rise of vertical farming

Published: 22 January 2024

In the contemporary agricultural landscape, interest in vertical farming is surging. This alternative to conventional methods can allow farmer's to cultivate crops in compact spaces, maximizing...

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