New company FeX Energy aims to leverage metal fuel technology to provide cheap, safe and infinitely renewable energy for industrial clients
TISEDTalk: How do we unleash the potential of nano-fertilization to improve the environmental sustainability of agricultural crop production?DATE: October 17th 2023 | TIME: 2:00pm (EST) | Location: Macdonald Engineering Building RM: 497 Present by Professor Søren Husted Free Hybrid Seminar- Available on zoom
Despite progress in improving fertilizers, the persistent problem of poor nutrient use efficiency (NUE) in agriculture remains a major obstacle to sustainability.
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The team of experts behind McGill’s Sustainability Education Fellows reflects on the challenges and successes of the program’s first year.
Improving accessibility, rethinking old habits, and hosting a clothing swap were among the actions taken by new and returning sustainably certified workplaces.
On May 31, 2023, McGill University’s Margaret A. Gilliam Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) and SOCODEVI, in collaboration with the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), held an event showcasing concrete actions to strengthen sustainable agriculture, improve the living conditions of smallholder farmers and increase the resilience of agri-food systems.
Outgoing Office of Sustainability Communications Intern Maya Willard-Stepan and her peers reflect on the challenges of building a sustainability movement on campus despite high student turnover.
As summer approaches, another cohort of McGillians prepare to make their way across the convocation stage, and thousands of students who have been involved in sustainability projects on campus head out into the world.
Teamwork was a major motivator for many of the offices that joined the Sustainable Workplace Certification program this semester.\
It’s surprisingly easy. That was the most common takeaway for the 11 teams that joined the Sustainable Workplace Certification program this academic year.
How do we encourage respirology residents to consider climate change when they develop treatment plans? What tools do future elementary school teachers need to bring environmental education into their classrooms? What latest advancements in synthetic biology could help students develop solutions to real-world sustainability issues?
As McGill prepares to launch its own sustainable lab certification program, six research teams tested the waters to see what it takes to go green.
Five offices across disciplines and campuses embrace sustainability at work and beyond through the Sustainable Workplace Certification program
What motivates sustainable change?
The ICI on recycle + program highlights organizations across Quebec committed to improving their waste sorting and reduction efforts
McGill is one of two Quebec universities to receive recognition from the provincial government for its waste management practices. RECYC-QUÉBEC, the branch responsible for sustainable waste management, recently awarded McGill’s downtown campus the Performance certification level of its ICI on recycle + program.
Cell biology researcher Dieter Reinhardt explains why his lab is cool with turning up the temperature of their freezers
Helium is probably not the first thing that comes to mind for most people when they think about recycling – unless they’re experimental chemists working in McGill’s Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) facilities.
The name of a new global food security hub at McGill might be a mouthful, but the students behind it are confident their work will help get food into the mouths of people who need it.
“We want to be a place where students can get hands-on experience advocating for solutions,” said Efrata Woldeyohanes, the undergraduate student leading the recently launched Margaret A. Gilliam Institute for Global Food Security Student Nexus.