Stewart Biology: North Block open

Published: 22 February 2023

After extensive cleaning and air-testing, we are glad to announce that the North Block of the Stewart Biology Building is safe for use, and is open effective immediately.

Stewart Biology: Next Steps and Possible Re-opening

Published: 20 February 2023

Last Thursday, we noted that some areas of the Stewart Biology Building would be re-cleaned, and that a fresh round of air tests would determine whether the building could re-open sometime this...

Update on Stewart Biology Building

Published: 16 February 2023

Since our previous update, extensive testing has taken place in the North Block of the building, and the affected areas have undergone comprehensive cleaning under asbestos safety protocols....

Update on opening timelines for Stewart Biology Building

Published: 13 February 2023

We are writing to provide users of the Stewart Biology Building with an update as to timelines for a safe re-opening. While damage occurred in both the North and South blocks, the North will be...

Symposium: Caste and Social Stratification

Thursday, April 27, 2023 12:00to18:00

Panel 1 – Theorizing caste and inequality Dr. Chinnaiah Jangam (Carleton University) Dr. Anupana Rao (Barnard College) Dr. Hira Singh (York University)/sociologyCategory: Dept. of Sociology

Stewart Biology closure extended

Published: 8 February 2023

As mentioned in the message sent to the Stewart Biology listservs and posted on the web this morning, tests revealed the presence of asbestos in some building materials damaged by flooding. To be...

McGill Geography researchers publish Nature paper on loss of wetlands

Published: 8 February 2023

A recent paper lead by current and former McGill Geography graduate students, and published in the journal Nature, is reporting that the loss of wetland areas around the globe since 1700 has likely...

Assessment, testing and clean-up ongoing in Stewart Biology Building

Published: 8 February 2023

Assessment, testing, and clean-up are well underway in the Stewart Biology Building, following the flooding on Sunday caused by burst pipes. As many of you are aware, the building contains asbestos...


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