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Meeting the climate crisis with resilience and collaborative action

McGill undergraduates have a unique opportunity to expand their climate science literacy and acquire tools for taking action to reduce the impacts of the unfolding climate crisis.

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Published: 14 Jul 2022

The Redpath Museum moves outdoors this summer

Enjoy the beautiful summer weather and join the Redpath Museum outdoors to see and touch specimens from their natural history and world cultures collections. Fossils, skulls, minerals, ancient pottery... you never know what you'll find!

Every Wednesday and Thursday through August 18th: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Different themes each day. Cancelled if it rains. 

Published: 14 Jul 2022

McGill24 - Museum Crowdfunding!

March 9 is McGill24, the University’s day of giving.

 

The pitch

Help us bring the hands-on experience of a natural history museum into schools and community venues by supporting the Redpath Museum Discovery Boxes.

Check out our promo video here: https://youtu.be/ZKij3NXK1Ks 

The highlights

With your help we can:

Published: 9 Mar 2022

Student Spotlight, time for our last question!

It's today!

Time for, Question 3 of 3 that we asked 10 students of the Redpath Museum on their research, career and general path in science. 

This week, "What advice would you give your younger scientist self?"

Without further ado, here is the video: https://youtu.be/F-7htHPkaf0

Thank you to everyone who have been part of this amazing project and thanks for watching! We hope to see you again soon!

Published: 23 Feb 2022

Student Spotlight, time for our 2nd question!

It's today!

Time for, Question 2 of 3 that we asked 10 students of the Redpath Museum on their research, career and general path in science. 

This week, "What is a notable struggle you had that you overcame?"

Without further ado, here is the video: https://youtu.be/D0nGZzYI054

Published: 16 Feb 2022

Student Spotlight, time for our next question!

It's today!

Time for, Question 1 of 3 that we asked 10 students of the Redpath Museum on their research, career and general path in science. 

This week, What brought you to science?

Without further ado, here is the video: https://youtu.be/W0Iw-CBoWiM

Published: 9 Feb 2022

Outreach at McGill: making science accessible!

Considering outreach for Fall 2021?

Read about how McGill students share their passion for science!

By Jacky Farrell, Science Outreach Program Advisor

Published: 19 Oct 2021

Jessica Ford wins Gretta Chambers Award

Jessica Ford, PhD candidate in the Green Lab of the Redpath Museum has won the Chancellor Gretta Chambers Student Leadership Award in Student Leadership! Read about her story and passion for science in the link below:

https://giving.mcgill.ca/all-stories/made-finding-my-thing 

Published: 23 Sep 2021

Museum curators featured in the Reporter

Ever wonder what our curators do? Even though we are closed, they are hard at work ensuring the security of our collections, answering inquiries about them and working on collection management projects.

In the article below, learn more about the CAML project. Definitely a must read!

Published: 2 Sep 2021

Student Award winners of the Spring!

Congratulations to our student Award winners at the Museum this spring!

The Museum is proud to announce two winners of the annual REDME (Redpath Museum Excellence Award) this year.

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Published: 10 Jun 2021

The Museum in the news : Climate Change Artist in Residence!

Learn more on our Climate Change Artist in Residence Milton Riaño in the article from the McGill Reporter right here.

Published: 19 May 2021

Vanier Scholar at the Museum!

Victoria Glynn, the public program representative from GARM (Graduate Association of the Redpath Museum), has won the prestigious Vanier Scholarship.

Published: 13 Apr 2021

Virtual Tours in the news!

Our Virtual Tours are talked about in an article on The McGill Tribune! 

Read all about it here!

Created by Ingrid Birker of the Redpath Museum and Meghomita Das of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, this tour will take you on an exploration of the fossils found in Montreal on and around the campus.

Published: 14 Oct 2020

Support from COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund

Many thanks to the Department of Canadian Heritage, under the Museums Assistance Program (MAP) for generous funding directly to the Redpath Museum!

We are grateful for this generous allocation of $14,083 to help us carry out our activities until the end of fiscal year 2021. 

Many thanks to Anthony Howell and Annie Lussier, both collection managers and curatorial staff at the Redpath Museum, for pulling together and submitting the grant application. 

Published: 25 Sep 2020

Support for STEMM and Diversity at McGill

Congratulations to the team of graduate students who have received funding support from McGill Science Outreach and from an NSERC Student Ambassador Award for the development and implementation of a lesson plan to accompany the popular STEMM Diversity @ McGill colouring and activity book!

Published: 3 Sep 2020

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Land Acknowledgement

McGill University is located on land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations. McGill honours, recognizes and respects these nations as the traditional stewards of the lands and waters on which we meet today.

The Redpath Museum's director EDI statement.

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