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Could maple syrup help cut use of antibiotics?

A concentrated extract of maple syrup makes disease-causing bacteria more susceptible to antibiotics, according to laboratory experiments by researchers at McGill University.

Published: 16Apr2015

Four new Canada Research Chairs for McGill

Four new Canada Research Chairs have been awarded to McGill University researchers and two others have been renewed, representing a total of $6.6 million in funding over the next five to seven years for research in a range of fields related to health, medicine and engineering.

Published: 9Apr2015

New funding for biosensor research

Prof Xinyu Liu is one of 10 McGill researchers to receive a 2015 NSERC Strategic Project Grant. His proposal, entitled "Paper-based microfluidic devices intergrating inGaN/GaN semiconductor microtubes for ultrasensitive detection of disease markers," has been awarded $394,300 to investigate portable, ultrasensitive biosensors that can quickly detect disease markers.

Published: 16Feb2015

Research Workshop Program

One of TISED's core activities is facilitating seminars and workshops related to sustainability in engineering and design, with the goal of catalyzing interdisciplinary and inter-institutional research and advancing sustainability policy. Our "Research Workshop Program (RWP)" was launched to promote forums for discussing cutting-edge advances in technology and design as well as policy frameworks and interventions required to advance sustainability.

 

Graduate fellowships

TISED currently supports McGill graduate fellowships that are funded through generous donations, from: TOTAL E&P Canada - the TOTAL ISEAD Fellowship and Howard Stotland and Vivian Miller - the Stotland Family ISEAD Fellowship.

TISED also supports fellowships for research projects related to sustainability. The fellowships, with leveraged funding, are awarded for three years and are administered as part of the McGill Engineering Doctoral Award (MEDA) program by the Faculty of Engineering.

Total E&P Distinguished Visitor Speaker Series

Made possible through a generous donation by Total E&P Canada, one of our most high-profile activities is a distinguished visiting speaker series that is open to academics, students, the public, government representatives and McGill’s industry partners. These prestigious and well-publicized events are tailored to attract experts in our thematic areas.

Undergraduate scholarships

TISED supports fourteen in-course Undergraduate Scholarships that are funded through generous donations. The Faculty of Engineering administers these scholarships. If you would like to know more about the scholarships, please see the Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards Calendar in the Internal Scholarships of Faculty of Engineering.

Internships

TISED actively encourages its industrial partners to provide openings for student interns. The initiative forms part of the larger Faculty of Engineering internship program administered by the McGill Engineering Student Centre (MESC). For more information on student internships in industry, visit the internship section of the Engineering Career Centre website.

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