Learn about land development and the declining Western Chorus Frog in southwestern Quebec. This Montreal Gazette article focuses on disputes over land designated for development in Candiac and the status of one of Quebec's most illusive and endangered amphibians.
Montreal Gazette, Sept. 1, 2019: Feature article and online video about the experimental research work of the Anthony Ricciardi's lab on Invasion Ecology and the effects of invasive species such as the Tench.
For his academic leadership and contributions to his field as Canada’s pre-eminent vertebrate paleontologist.
The press release can be found here:
By Amanda Testani, Communications Associate, Office of the Vice-Principal - Research and Innovation
JUNE 11, 2019
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The Redpath Museum is honored to be part of the Rallye Expos organized by the Festival Vues d’Afrique. From May 1st to June 30th, come visit our Ancient Egypt Exhibition in the World Cultures Gallery and get your passport stamped at the welcome desk!
To know more about the Rallye Expos and Vues d’Afrique visit : https://www.vuesdafrique.com/les-expositions
This year the Principal's Prize for Public Engagement through Media acknowledged special recognition to the STEMM Diversity @ McGill, a project spearheaded by Museum graduate students Charles Cong and Jessica Ford. The jury was impressed that "Although the group is just one year old, it has already been identified as a model for other universities in Quebec, an indication of their suc
Ann Van Fossen, the author of the museum publication: Tea and Fossils: a brief history of the Redpath Museum, died last week. Born in 1933 and educated at Swarthmore College (B.A. in Political Science) and University of Iowa (M.A. in History), Ann started her volunteer work at the Museum in 2008.
Barbara Lawson, Curator of World Cultures, has retired after more than 30 years at McGill University’s Redpath Museum. Under her curatorship, the collections were expanded in size and scope and a World Cultures gallery was inaugurated in 2004. This was the first time an exhibition area specifically designated for cultural materials was established since the Redpath Museum’s founding in 1882.
Winners this year for McGill’s Award for Equity and Community Building, recognizing the work of students committed to advancing equity, inclusion and community engagement at McGill: Jessica Ford and Charles Cong for the McGill STEMM and diversity project. The award committee noted that this project was "was outstanding, showing achievement, initiative and impact in the domains of equity, inclusion and community building.
The Redpath Museum lost a great friend and donor on July 30, 2017. What started with a small donation of about 200 shells in 1994 has grown into a permanent exhibit entitled "Conchologycitus - the Abe Levine Shells". Located on the second floor of the Redpath Museum it commemorates Abe Levine's life long passion and admiration to "the home wherein the Mollusc dwells".
Peter Tarassoff has won the Pinch Medal from the Mineralogical Association of Canada (MAC). This medal is named for William Wallace Pinch of Rochester, New York, in recognition of his enormous and selfless contributions to mineralogy through the identification of ideal specimens for study and through his generosity in making them available to the academic community.