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Professor Shariff appears before House of Commons' Standing Committee on the Status of Women

Thu, 2016-06-23 12:21

Dr. Shaheen Shariff, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, has been invited to appear as an expert witness before the House of Commons' Standing Committee on the Status of Women. 

The House of Commons' Standing Committe on the Status of Women had adopted a motion to "study violence in the lives of young women and girls."

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Professor Derevensky accepts Award from Nevada Council on Problem Gambling

Tue, 2016-06-21 12:51

Professor Jeffrey Derevensky, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP), has been awarded the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling's prestigious Joanna Franklin Pay-it-Forward Award for outstanding contributions to the field of gambling and the training of the next generation of professionals.

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Human Development Conference reviewed

Thu, 2016-05-19 15:02

by Devin Mills, Human Development, Dept. of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University 

Over 50 people attended the first Human Development Conference at McGill University on April 22nd. The Keynote Speaker, Dr. William Bukowski from Concordia University, gave an excellent talk on the role of friendship in the onset and further development of anxiety during adolescence. 

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The P. Lantz Initiative for Excellence in Education & The Arts' Art Finale

Wed, 2016-05-25 15:15 - 17:15
  • Join us in the celebration of the work of the 2015-16 Artists-in-Residence
  • Explore the 'Lost Spaces' inistallations and the unveiling of a new exhibit
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Artful/curricular conversations and reflections around Indigenous Education

Wed, 2016-05-25 12:00 - 15:00

Nearly one year since the release of the final Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Report, the Artful Inquiry Research Group invites all students, staff and faculty to attend an event titled: Artful/curricular conversations and refle

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ECP's School/Applied Child Psychology secures national accreditation

Tue, 2016-05-17 13:10

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Chair of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill's Faculty of Education, is pleased to announce that the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) now accredits the department's School/Applied Child Psychology program.

"This accreditation is an acknowledgement that the program achieves the highest national standard in professional preparation for school psychologists," stated Dr. Derevensky. The program continues its accreditation with the Ordre des psychologues du Quebec.

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DISE's Dr. Shariff featured in Minister Duncan's International Women's Day message

Fri, 2016-04-22 12:39

The Honourable Kristy Duncan, Minister of Science, chose to feature Dr. Shaheen Shariff, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, in a Government of Canada video released to commemorate International Women's Day, 2016.

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"Together we can inspire the next generation of girls to pursue careers in science and technology," states Minister Duncan. "Join me in celebrating International Women’s Day."

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ECP's Yaxi Zhao recipient of DKG World Fellowship grant

Fri, 2016-04-15 12:27

This week Delta Kappa Gamma International announced their 2016 World Fellowship grants, established to provide opportunities for women from foreign countries to pursue graduate studies.  

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Hanging by a Thread: A Collective Vision for the Congo

Fri, 2016-04-29 17:00 - 19:00

The Social Justice Committee of Vanguard High School invites you to Hanging by a Thread, a vernissage showcasing drawings and photos exchanged between students in Montreal and a youth group in the Democratic Republic of

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