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An out of the world experience for BRE student Christopher Patterson

During a summer internship in California’s Lava Beds National Monument, Christopher Patterson, a second- year student in Bioresource Engineering, worked as a Research Assistant for ATiLT (Astrobiology Training in Lava Tubes).

“By studying naturally protective formations like lava tubes and other potentially habitable locations, I have become aware of the incredible opportunities that lie beyond our world not only for myself, but for humanity as a whole,” says Patterson.

Published: 14 Feb 2019

L’irrigation et le drainage contre le réchauffement climatique

Les changements climatiques ont une incidence sur l’agriculture, mais l’inverse est aussi vrai. "L’agriculture produit environ 10 % des émissions de gaz à effet de serre," signale Chandra Madramootoo, professeur au Département de génie des bioressources de l’Université McGill.

Published: 6 Dec 2018

Food crisis imminent in Nigeria without innovation – Scientists

…Speaking on the theme of the conference, titled:“Innovations in Food Science and Technology for Sustainable Economic Growth”, Director, Department of Bioresources Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Prof. Michael Ngadi said Nigeria must be adequately prepared against any possible outbreak of food crisis through innovative and creative ideas.

Published: 16 Nov 2018