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Le professeur agrégé en science alimentaire et agrochimie Stéphane Bayen dirige depuis sept ans une équipe de recherche dont l’objectif est de protéger les consommateurs contre les produits chimiques nocifs et les effets de la substitution, du frelatage ou de l’étiquetage erroné des produits alimentaires, un phénomène qualifié de fraude alimentaire. [Lire…] [Read…]


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The Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences congratulates postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Natural Resource Sciences Emily Choy, who was named as a runner-up for the Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement through Media among Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows. [Read…]


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Beta Sigma Phi was founded in 1931, in Kansas City, Missouri, as an International Sorority with the motto: Life, Learning and Friendship. The first Chapter in Montreal was established in 1937 with Mme P. Casgrain as the Sponsor. In 1971, Beta Sigma Phi International initiated a Canadian Scholarship program, awarding $1,000 to a suitable college. [Read…] [Lire…]


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| Valerie MacLeod Associate Professor of Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry Stéphane Bayen has spent the last seven years leading a research team with the goal of protecting everyday consumers from harmful chemicals, and from the effects of the substitution, adulteration or mislabeling of food products, otherwise known as food fraud. And though the fight […]


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La sororité internationale Beta Sigma Phi, fondée en 1931, à Kansas City, au Missouri, a comme devise Life, Learning and Friendship (Vie, apprentissage et amitié). La première section à Montréal a été établie en 1937 sous le patronage de Mme P. Casgrain. En 1971, Beta Sigma Phi International a lancé un programme de bourses d’études […]


April 2021

On March 31, McGill University celebrated its milestone 200-year anniversary, marking the day with an inaugural Conference entitled A Road Map for Greater Food Security and Autonomy. The bilingual virtual event – a first instalment in the Bicentennial Conference Series, Providing solutions to global challenges – brought together experts to discuss issues facing global food security. [Read…]


April 2021

To mark World Water Day (March 22), Bioresource Engineering professor Chandra Madramootoo looks at the state of the global water supply and challenges facing Canadian water management. The McGill Bioresource Engineering professor – a member of the steering committee of the Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture – expands on the theme of this year’s World Water Day: Valuing Water, and describes the goals of the federal government’s Canada Water Agency, which is in the process of being created. He is contributing to this effort. [Read…] [Lire…]


April 2021

The Lister Family Engaged Science Initiative (LFESI) is one program that is increasing its reach and impact even in these difficult times. Specifically, program participation this year is expected to be over 400 students, an increase of well over 100% from last year, and 16 times more than at its inception 5 years ago. So what do we do, what makes it so special, and how are we achieving such success? [Read…]


April 2021

| Valerie McLeod, Agente de communications, Sciences de l’agriculture et de l’environnement Publié dans le McGill Reporter, 22 avril 2021. Reproduit avec permission. Photo: Gail MacInnis Le Projet Habitat des pollinisateurs indigènes est la dernière initiative du groupe de travail sur la durabilité du campus Macdonald qu’il mène en partenariat avec le Collège John Abbott […]


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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…]