Faculty

More than $59 million awarded by the CFI and the Government of Quebec to six McGill research projects

Published: 19Jan2018

New labs and equipment through the CFI’s Innovation Fund will help six transformative McGill research projects to collaborate, innovate and train the next generation of scientists for the jobs of...

Montreal Public Health Issues Warning After Fatal Fentanyl Overdose

Published: 18Jan2018

After discovering cocaine laced with fentanyl, Montreal Public Health warns recreational drug users to exercise caution....

Macdonald 3-Minute Thesis Winners

Published: 15Jan2018

Congratulations to the winners of the Lister Family Engaged Science 3-Minute Thesis® Competition - Véronique Boyer, Marcus Kaji, and Karolin Dietrich - pictured here with Dean Anja Geitmann and...

E. coli outbreak has some Quebec restaurants pulling romaine lettuce

Published: 8Jan2018

However, Lawrence Goodridge, the director of McGill University's food safety and quality program, said the practice of thoroughly washing infected lettuce won't make it safe for consumption....

Keep the animal agriculture industry out of the new food guide

Published: 3Jan2018

Researchers from McGill University (Paul Thomassin) found that if Canadians ate less meat, and more fruits and vegetables, Canada's GDP would benefit. The authors recommended the government...

Maintaining momentum in forages

Published: 3Jan2018

It takes a long time to develop a new variety from scratch. Dr. Bruce Coulman of the University of Sask­atchewan recently recalled the start of his forage breeding career at McGill University....

The discovery that could shake up the beer industry

Published: 3Jan2018

Jaswinder Singh can hardly contain his excitement when talking about TLP8, a useful protein he discovered in barley. “It could revolutionize the brewing industry,” said the associate professor at...

Réflexion sur l'agriculture avec la doyenne de la Faculté de l'agriculture de l'Université McGill

Published: 18Dec2017

En cette fin d'année, nous vous proposons une réflexion sur l'agriculture avec une femme qui a consacré sa vie aux enjeux agricoles. Anja Geitmann est doyenne de la faculté des sciences de l...

Alum recipient of Canada’s Volunteer Awards’ Emerging Leader Award (Quebec Region)

Published: 14Dec2017

Congratulations to alum Valérie Toupin-Dubé, BSc (AgEnvSci)’16, recipient of the Canada’s Volunteer Awards’ Emerging Leader Award for the Quebec region!...

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