sustainability research

Research Spotlight - MSSI Innovation Fund

30 Jun 2021

In order to have real-world impact, innovations for sustainability need to move from the idea phase to commercialization or uptake. Since 2018, the McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative’s...

2021 MSSI Ideas Fund Recipients

31 Mar 2021

Each year, the MSSI Ideas Fund provides seed funding to McGill researchers pursuing bold projects and novel ideas in sustainability research. This year's fund provided $200 000 to projects...

New Research Theme: CleanTech for Climate Action

17 Dec 2020

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from human activity are driving global climate change. By now, we are well aware of the challenges this presents for society and that urgent action is needed.

Recap: The MSSI Research Theme Symposium

17 Dec 2020

On November 9th and 10th, 2020 the four McGill Sustainability Systems Initiative (MSSI) research themes, along with the MSSI Hub, hosted the third annual MSSI Research Theme Symposium, bringing...

Charting a New Path along the Environmental Policy Tightrope - Prof. Kai Chan

19 Mar 2019

Kai Chan - an interdisciplinary, problem-oriented sustainability scientist trained in ecology, policy, and ethics research - was the first MSSI invited speaker of 2019.

2018 MSSI Annual Research Symposium


We are pleased to announce the 2018 MSSI Annual Research Symposium....

MSSI Visioning Workshop

10 Oct 2018

In October 2018, faculty, postdocs and grad students from across 12 departments came together at Macdonald Campus to develop scenarios in response to the following question: What is the future of...


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