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The Otto Maass building starred in a TV documentary

Fri, 2016-03-18 12:02

The style of architecture found on the McGill campus is fascinating, to the point where it was recently featured in the documentary series "Archi Branche" aired on the Canal Savoir channel (available only in French). Among other the architecture of various buildings on campus, the latest renovations in Otto Maass are discussed in the context of the special needs associated with laboratory work.

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Contact: Karine Auclair
Source Site: /chemistry

It StARTS with Arts - Careers in Media and Advertising in the North American Landscape

Wed, 2016-02-17 17:30 - 19:00
Brown Building : Room 2200, 3600 McTavish St., Room 5001 , H3A 0G3

An intimate talk for students, hosted in the CaPS Library, with McGill Alumnae Kelly Elarbee, BA Poli Sci, President of Elarbee Media.

Source Site: /caps

ECP's Dr. Talwar tells PBS "why kids lie, and what to do about it"

Wed, 2015-11-18 12:01

Dr. Victoria Talwar, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was recently asked "why kids lie, and what to do about it" by Dr. Eileen Kennedy-Moore. The interview was published this week by PBS.org's Parenting division, where they offer Expert Tips and Advice.

Source Site: /education

Professor Lajoie cited in Hill Times opinion piece

Tue, 2015-11-10 11:31

In a recent opinion piece to the Hill Times Online, SSHRC President Ted Hewitt praises Professor Susanne Lajoie's research: "Lajoie is making it possible for children to learn in more meaningful ways with the help of technology," writes Hewitt.

Source Site: /education

University Affairs reports on @AcademicsSay phenomenon

Tue, 2015-10-27 15:39

Higher education news source University Affairs interviewed Professor Nathan Hall, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, about his experimental social media account @AcademicsSay this week. "His Twitter presence is part pastime, part social media experiment and a catalyst for his investigation into the subject of psychological well-being in academia," writes Shawna Wagman of UA. In July of this year

Source Site: /education

New York Times speaks to Dr. Derevensky regarding internet gambling, fantasy sports betting

Tue, 2015-10-20 14:24

"Today, young men, the most susceptible to becoming problem gamblers, are using the internet to risk thousands of dollars daily on sports without the legally mandated safeguards that casinos and regulated sports books must follow," writes the New York Times in a recent article discussing the rising phenomenon of online fantasy sports betting. 

Source Site: /education

The media love men… bad news for women

Why men continue to dominate media coverage
Thu, 2015-10-01 09:56

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Contact: Eran Shor
Organization: Dept. of Sociology
Office Phone: 514-398-5664

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Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-2189
Source Site: /newsroom

DISE's Dr. Trimble interviewed regarding Quebec's new sex ed curriculum

Thu, 2015-09-03 14:34

Dr. Lisa Trimble, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), was interviewed this week by Breakfast Television and Radio Canada International regarding Quebec’s new "no exemption" sex education pilot project.

Source Site: /education