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Hamilton Bennett Hamilton Bennett played an instrumental role in the development of a COVID-19 vaccine that made headlines around the world. As the senior director for vaccine access and partnerships at Moderna, Bennett, BSc(FSc)’07, has been overseeing the development of the company’s COVID-19 vaccine. She says her days as a student at Mac helped prepare her for the most memorable year of her life. [Read…] [Lire…]


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Kate Sinclair is working at the World Food Programme Sri Lanka while simultaneously finishing her PhD in Human Nutrition at McGill. Her job, as an International Nutrition Consultant for World Food Programme Sri Lanka, was uneventful that day. But when Kate returned home, she tuned in to the virtual Nobel Peace Prize ceremony where the UN World Food Programme (WFP) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2020. [Read…] [Lire…]


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What makes the elderly and people with underlying conditions more vulnerable to COVID-19? According to a new study led by McGill University researchers, clues can be found in the proteins involved in initiating infection, as the virus binds to host cells of different animals. [Read…]


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| Daniel McCabe [Read in English] Hamilton Bennett a joué un rôle déterminant dans la mise au point d’un vaccin contre la COVID-19 qui a fait la une de l’actualité dans le monde entier. À ses yeux, ses jours comme étudiante au campus Macdonald l’ont aidée à se préparer à l’année la plus mémorable de […]


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|Neale McDevitt, rédacteur, McGill Reporter [Read in English] Kate Sinclair travaille au Programme alimentaire mondial du Sri Lanka tout en terminant parallèlement un doctorat en nutrition humaine à McGill Le 10 décembre 2020 a été une journée typique au bureau pour Kate Sinclair… en quelque sorte, mais pas vraiment. Loin de là, en fait. Son […]


November 2020

The Macdonald Campus Community has long been supportive of environmentally conscious practices, always proving itself eager to propose and adopt progressive solutions to help ensure society’s present needs are met without compromising the resources needed to sustain future generations. The Campus stewards extensive ecological resources in the region, but is aware of the importance of continuously improving the campus’ ecological footprint. [Read more…] [Lire…]


November 2020

Dr Karen Lapsley McGill’s Macdonald Campus has a reputation for being a tight-knit community, and over the course of her career in Food Science, Dr. Karen Lapsley, BSc(FSc)’74, discovered just how vast that tight-knit community is. [Read more…] [Lire…]


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| Valerie McLeod [Read in English…] En 2014, l’Université McGill a annoncé des cibles à court et à long terme de développement durable avec le dévoilement de sa Stratégie Vision 2020 : première étape d’un ambitieux plan, à cet égard, visant à atteindre une cote Platine en développement durable d’ici 2030 et la carboneutralité sur ses […]


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| Stephanie Wereley [Read in English…] Karen Lapsley, Ph. D. appuiera les efforts futurs de la Faculté de SAE Le campus Macdonald de l’Université McGill est réputé pour sa communauté très unie, et au fil de sa carrière en science de l’alimentation, Karen Lapsley, B. Sc. (Sc. A.) 1974, a découvert à quel point cette communauté très unie est vaste. […]


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Scientists grappling with complex and seemingly unresolvable issues often refer to them as “wicked problems”. Arguably, some of the nastiest are those related to the deteriorating health of our environment. Now, their efforts have been given a huge boost, through a landmark $15-million philanthropic investment in the McGill School of Environment from McGill alumnus and agri-food entrepreneur Marc Bieler, DipAgr’58, BA’64, and and his wife, Marie Bieler, BSc(Agr)’80. [Read more…] [Lire…]