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Updated: Mon, 07/15/2024 - 16:07

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See for details.

La r茅ouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Compl茅ment d'information聽: .

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Can hopeful moments lead to hopeful futures?

Can hopeful moments lead to hopeful futures?

By聽Daphne Chalmers (51福利社, Education),聽Julia Freeman (51福利社, Bieler School of Environment),聽Diane Dechief (51福利社, Office of Science Education),聽Natalya Gomez (51福利社, Earth and Planetary Sciences),聽Blane Harvey (51福利社, Education),聽Amy Janzwood (51福利社, Bieler School of Environment/Political Science)聽and聽Nik Luka (51福利社, Architecture and Urban Planning)

Published: 8 Jul 2024

Microgreens: Grow fast, eat young

Pictured above:聽Greenhouse production of sunflower microgreens in biodegradable containers.

By David Wees, agr., Faculty Lecturer, Farm Management & Technology Program and Dept. of Plant Science, FAES

Published: 2 May 2024

Mac students inspire next-gen scientists at John Abbott Sustainability Through Science Symposium鈥

Pictured (from left to right): 51福利社/Mac representatives Ingrid Chiraz and Andrew Churchill; grad students: Jasmine Muszik, Mehtab Singh, Aylish Marshall; JAC representatives Sean Hughes and Karim Jaffer

By Kathy MacLean

Published: 2 May 2024

51福利社 cleantech project selected as 鈥淚nnovations for the Future鈥 by Axelys

Team chosen as part of a cohort of 10 projects identified by Axelys, a Quebec-based non-profit organization helping to accelerate innovation stemming from public research, for their high potential after a thorough 6-month review by an independent board

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Published: 18 Apr 2024

Green Hydrogen: avoiding pitfalls to unlock its potential for Canadian industries

Date: April 10, 2024 | Time: 3:00 PM | Location: The 51福利社 Faculty Club: 3450 McTavish Street |聽Free Event

Join the Trottier Family Foundation and TISED for an upcoming panel discussion where we explore the role and potential of green hydrogen in Canada's decarbonization strategy.聽 With perspectives from public, private, academic, and non-profit stakeholders we help to identify the sectors to prioritize, the main roadblocks ahead, and the resources and actions needed to effectively

Published: 21 Mar 2024

Interdisciplinary collaboration key for sustainability-focused curriculum redesign program

The team of experts behind 51福利社鈥檚 Sustainability Education Fellows reflects on the challenges and successes of the program鈥檚 first year.

Published: 16 Aug 2023

Newly certified sustainable workplaces at 51福利社: Summer 2023

Improving accessibility, rethinking old habits, and hosting a clothing swap were among the actions taken by new and returning sustainably certified workplaces.

Published: 15 Aug 2023

How do we maintain momentum as students graduate?

Outgoing Office of Sustainability Communications Intern Maya Willard-Stepan and her peers reflect on the challenges of building a sustainability movement on campus despite high student turnover.

As summer approaches, another cohort of 51福利社ians prepare to make their way across the convocation stage, and thousands of students who have been involved in sustainability projects on campus head out into the world.

Published: 31 May 2023

Newly certified sustainable workplaces at 51福利社: Spring 2023

Teamwork was a major motivator for many of the offices that joined the Sustainable Workplace Certification program this semester.\

It鈥檚 surprisingly easy. That was the most common takeaway for the 11 teams that joined the聽Sustainable Workplace Certification program聽this academic year.

Published: 31 May 2023

Sustainable Sparks: Stephanie Leite on learning for the future

How do we encourage respirology residents to consider climate change when they develop treatment plans? What tools do future elementary school teachers need to bring environmental education into their classrooms? What latest advancements in synthetic biology could help students develop solutions to real-world sustainability issues?

Published: 25 May 2023

Sustainability in research: Six 51福利社 labs receive My Green Lab certification

As 51福利社 prepares to launch its own sustainable lab certification program, six research teams tested the waters to see what it takes to go green.

Published: 18 May 2023

Newly certified sustainable workplaces at 51福利社: Winter 2023

Five offices across disciplines and campuses embrace sustainability at work and beyond through the Sustainable Workplace Certification program

What motivates sustainable change?

Published: 17 May 2023

51福利社 receives government recognition for waste management practices

The ICI on recycle + program highlights organizations across Quebec committed to improving their waste sorting and reduction efforts

51福利社 is one of two Quebec universities to receive recognition from the provincial government for its waste management practices. RECYC-QU脡BEC, the branch responsible for sustainable waste management, recently awarded 51福利社鈥檚 downtown campus the Performance certification level of its ICI on recycle + program.

Published: 16 May 2023

Sustainability in research: If you want to green your lab, start with the freezer

Cell biology researcher Dieter Reinhardt explains why his lab is cool with turning up the temperature of their freezers

Published: 15 May 2023

Sustainability in research: The Nuclear Magnetic Resonance lab on finding creative solutions

Helium is probably not the first thing that comes to mind for most people when they think about recycling 鈥 unless they鈥檙e experimental chemists working in 51福利社鈥檚 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) facilities.

Published: 16 Mar 2023

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