Calling GRADUATE students in the Faculty of Engineering! Ever dream of giving a TEDTalk?

Apply now for SEDTalks! - a workshop and training program on science communication and presentation skills! 

Build your CV, learn new skills, and share your research!

More info on our SEDTalks page

Join us September 12th, 4pm to 5pm, in MD 267, for a seminar with Dr. Janice Paslawski, an Environmental Risk Assessment expert at SNC Lavalin.

Find out more about environmental risk assessments, and the link between academic research and consulting. 

Click for more information about this event!

Graduate student? Stay after the seminar for a special Discussion Session!

TISED offers courses listed as 'SEAD'. Find out more about our SEAD undergraduate and graduate courses and how to register for Fall 2018 and Winter 2019!

TISED also offers support, training, and workshops for students interested in sustainability across the Faculty of Engineering.

More info on our courses & academic programs

Are you a scholar from outside McGill whose research is aligned with TISED's goals?

TISED's Scholar-in-Residence program provides support for scholars and experts to conduct collaborative and interdisciplinary research and teaching in sustainability. 

More info about the Scholar-in-Residence Program

SEDTalks! is a platform for graduate student researchers to publicly share their sustainability research, develop skills in public-speaking, expand their academic and industrial networks, and make an impact.

Apply to SEDTalks, and watch past presentations.

Find out more!

Interested in volunteering with TISED?

We are always looking for student volunteers to help us with events.

Get Involved!


The Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED) operates within the Faculty of Engineering at McGill University.

TISED promotes bold and green ideas through education, outreach, and research, where we aim to connect our institution with the public for a greater understanding of sustainability issues in our society. 

Engineering, architecture and urban planning professionals play key roles through their involvement in everything from sustainable development and aerospace industry success, to manufacturing sector renewal, improving infrastructure, and our energy horizon.

TISED Events (hosted or supported by TISED)

Other Sustainability Events (not hosted or supported by TISED)


SEAD courses are open to approved upper-year undergraduate and graduate students in the Faculty of Engineering.


Grad students: Want to build your professional network, hone your communication skills, create amazing presentations, and even share your sustainability research with the world? Apply now to SEDTalks, and you might just become a ChangeMaker!