Miranda Wang: Improving the world one project at a time


Talented McGill student wins international acclaim and attention for trail-blazing research.

Talented McGill student rolls up sleeves to help save the environment.

Talented McGill student uses downtime to help people in need.

All three of these storylines have been seen on these pages more than once, but this time, they all have to do with the same person; U0 Science undergrad, Miranda Wang.

The 19-year-old Wang was recently named to Maclean’s magazine’s annual list of Canada’s Future Leaders Under 25, for her groundbreaking research into breaking down plastics in landfills using bacteria. She and her friend Jeanny Yao started the work last year as a Grade 12 student back home in Vancouver following a visit to a local landfill.

Read the full article from the McGill Reporter.