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SPF: Health and Wellness

#MeToo (SP0139)

Status: COMPLETED November 2014 - May 2015

The #MeToo project is an initiative to produce video content that aims to tackle the idea that seeking help for mental wellness is a sign of weakness. This project is produced by NataliFilm and involves The Post-Graduate Students’ Society of McGill University in collaboration with McGill’s Counselling Services, Mental Health Services, and the Peer Support Network.

B-Shack (SP0120)

Status: ONGOING Summer 2013 - Current

B-shack is an outreach, education and research hub anchored with a pavilion at the Macdonald Farm designed, fabricated and assembled by a diverse group of students to creatively engage the extended McGill community and the citizens of Montreal in addressing the imminent threat to the world food supply by honeybee colony collapse disorder (CCD). The SPF provided the means to construct a wooden pavilion with a steel structure that contains beehives at Macdonald Campus.

Greening Indoor McGill Initiative (SP0065)

Status: COMPLETED February 2012 - April 2013

Greening Indoor McGill Initiative promotes the use of indoor plants to improve air quality and promote a healthy aesthetic through the greening of indoor environments for McGill faculty, staff, and students. Drawing on the expertise of Department of Plant Science faculty and students, this pilot project is: