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TISED Endowed Chair in Sustainable Engineering and Design

The Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED) at the McGill University Faculty of Engineering invites applications for the TISED Chair in Sustainable Engineering and Design. The successful candidate will play a vital role in leading an internationally recognized research program in sustainable engineering and design and contribute to the growth of interdisciplinary research and teaching through TISED.

Sustainable Innovation through Green Chemistry Case Competition Promotes Cross-Faculty Collaboration

On January 16-17, 2015, the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM), CREATE in Green Chemistry, and the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED), jointly a workshop and case competition on Sustainable Innovation through Green Chemistry.

Published: 16Mar2015

Trottier Symposium on Sustainable Engineering, Energy and Design

30Mar201517:00
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31Mar201519:30
Polytechnique, Montréal, Main Building, Bell Amphitheatre 6th floor, main building, CA

Invasive species pose serious threat to health of the Great Lakes

New study from scientists at McGill shows the vulnerability of the basin to future invaders – and calls for regulations to mitigate this threat

The McGill Reporter | Feb. 3, 2015

By Melody Enguix

Published: 12Feb2015

SEI Impact Internship Program: Seeds of Change Crowdfunding

McGill students have incredible ideas and know how to enact positive social change. Now you can help them apply their knowledge and passion through the Impact Internship Program at the Social Economy Initiative (SEI) of the Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management (MDIIM). The program pairs top undergraduate students with social-purpose organizations (i.e. non-profits and social enterprises) for ten weeks over the summer.

Published: 11Feb2015

Kevin Manaugh, McGill Prof., lead author on study of cities trying to involve different aspects of sustainability to spur economic growth

“Almost all [cities involved] have wide goals about how the infrastructure should be equitably distributed, but then nothing is really measured, because there isn’t a clear target for performance measure for many plans.” - Kevin Manaugh

“In terms of being able to measure data," Manaugh says, "surveys on trains or buses can get a lot of information about who’s being served and who’s not being served using simple mapping and census data, so that people who are less well off have access to the same economic opportunities.”

Published: 3Feb2015

McGill Prof. part of a team that speaks on how systems crucial to stability of planet are compromised

New data and assessments suggest that resilience of the planet is now at risk

An international team of 18 researchers will provide new evidence of significant changes in four of the nine systems which regulate the resilience of the Earth. 

Published: 3Feb2015

McGill hosts annual Fair Trade Conference

On Jan. 14-16, McGill hosted Canada’s third annual Fair Trade Conference with The Canadian Fair Trade Network (CFTN). 

McGill Reporter | Jan. 22, 2015

By: Galitt Araf

Published: 26Jan2015

Reimagining housing for the poor and cities without cars

McGill architecture professor Vikram Bhatt, winner of the Margolese National Living Design Prize from UBC, thinks people should live where they can grow some of their own food.

The Vancouver Sun | Jan. 25, 2015

By: Daphne Bramham

A slum or a squatter’s settlement isn’t where one expects to find an architect.

Yet, it’s in those communities on three different continents that Vikram Bhatt has spent most of his distinguished career.

Published: 26Jan2015

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