New and Renewed Canada Research Chairs for the Faculty

Published: 18Jun2019

On June 14 in Victoria, British Columbia, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced an investment of over $275 million for 346 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at...

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Consumers urged to buy local as frozen imported raspberries are recalled

Published: 17Jun2019

Concerns they might be contaminated with norovirus, a highly contagious virus that continues that causes gastroenteritis....

Pour une meilleure gestion des fermes laitières

Published: 12Jun2019

Les recherches de Kevin Wade, chercheur et professeur agrégé au Département des sciences animales de l’Université McGill, ont comme objectif d’aider les producteurs laitiers à gérer leurs troupeaux...

Entomologists fear urban beekeeping could be putting wild bees at risk

Published: 12Jun2019

Some entomologists are sounding the alarm that native bees could be in danger of being wiped out, because of the popularity of urban beekeeping....

Alumnus named seventh President and Vice-Chancellor the University of Windsor

Published: 27May2019

The University of Windsor’s Board of Governors announced Friday the appointment of Robert Gordon as seventh President and Vice-Chancellor, following a rigorous search led by a committee... Gordon...

Il veut remuer le milieu des rince-bouche

Published: 27May2019

D’après Sébastien Faucher, professeur au département des sciences des ressources naturelles à l’Université McGill, les rince-bouche ne sont qu’une goutte d’eau dans la pollution de nos cours d’eau....

Un outil pour mieux fertiliser

Published: 23May2019

Bien des agriculteurs ont de la difficulté à estimer la juste quantité de fertilisant à utiliser pour obtenir le meilleur rendement à moindre coût lors de l’épandage d’azote dans leurs champs de...

EcoToxChip aims to slash cost and time for chemical toxicity tests, save lab animals

Published: 7May2019

The EcoToxChip is expected to generate huge savings in time, money and live animals in testing thousands of chemicals for toxicity. The project is being led by researchers at the University of...