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KPE's Professor Paquette to receive New Investigator Award from Parkinson Canada's Research Program

Dr. Caroline Paquette, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE), has been approved for a New Investigator Award on behalf of the Scientific Advisory Board of Parkinson Canada. The award will aid Dr. Caroline Paquette in continuing the research project "Neuronal correlates of turning impairments in Parkinson's disease”.

Published on : 26 Jul 2016

Poetic autoethnographies project will develop participatory research through artist-practitioner expertise

A new project led by University of Brighton's Professor Helen Johnson, Visiting Researcher with the Institute for Human Development and Well-Being (IHDW), seeks to develop a collaborative, participatory research method that capitalizes on the respective strengths of spoken word artists and social scientific researchers. The project is funded by the UK's National Centre for Research Methods and the University of Brighton, in association with Professor Claudia Mitchell, Director of IHDW.

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Published on : 12 Jul 2016

Dr. Dennis Jensen appointed Interim Director of McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health (PATH)

Dr. Dennis Jensen, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, has been appointed Interim Director of the McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health (PATH). Dr.

Published on : 12 Jul 2016

Professors Khoury, Pennestri join Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology

The Faculty of Education is pleased to introduce two new professors in our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology: Dr. Bassam Khoury and Dr. Marie-Hélène Pennestri.

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Published on : 11 Jul 2016

A look into challenges faced by women in Korogocho, Kenya

What happens when mothers from an informal urban settlement are asked to take photos that answer these questions:

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Published on : 07 Jul 2016

John Parisella (MA’71, DipEd’73) appointed to the Order of Quebec

Alumnus of McGill's Faculty of Education John Parisella (MA’71, DipEd’73) was appointed to the National Order of Quebec this month. “The National Order of Quebec gives us the opportunity to highlight the achievements of remarkable Quebecers,” said Premier Philippe Couillard at the announcement earlier this month. “Each one of these exceptional men and women are leaders in their respective fields. It seems to me that it is entirely appropriate – even necessary – that we express our gratitude to them for their respective contributions to the advancement of our society.”

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Published on : 30 Jun 2016

ECP's Dr. Armando Bertone granted tenure

Dr. Armando Bertone, of our Deparment of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been granted tenure by McGill's Board of Governors. The board's decision to grant tenure to 44 Assistant Professors, promoting them to Associate Professor, was announced in May, 2016.

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Published on : 21 Jun 2016

Professor Derevensky accepts Award from Nevada Council on Problem Gambling

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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Published on : 21 Jun 2016

Professor Anila Asghar appointed Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that Professor Anila Asghar has been appointed as the Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies. In this role Dr. Asghar is responsible for facilitating the ongoing development of successful research programs, and for promoting the excellence of our graduate students by actively supporting and coordinating all facets of graduate academic life in the Faculty of Education.

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Published on : 13 Jun 2016

Call for Papers: Provoking Curriculum conference

The 8th biennial Provoking Curriculum conference, co-sponsored by CACS (Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies) will be held from February 17 to 19, 2017, at McGill University's Faculty of Education. The conference is currently accepting proposals, with a deadline of September 6, 2016. Please view Provoking Curriculum Call for Papers 2017 (.pdf) for details.

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Published on : 06 Jun 2016

Radio-Canada news anchor Céline Galipeau receives honorary degree from Faculty of Education

Thursday, June 2, 2016, 3 p.m. Doctor of Letters honoris causaCÉLINE GALIPEAU, O.C., O.Q.B.A. (McGill University)

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Published on : 06 Jun 2016

George Burnett (BEd, 1985) named GM of OHL's Flint Firebirds

George Burnett (BEd, 1985) was named General Manager of the Ontario Hockey League's Flint Firebirds. Burnett has coached Junior hockey since 1989, spending nine years with the Belleville Bulls, and most recently as Coach and GM of the Hamilton Bulldogs. Burnett also played hockey with OHL's London Knights and McGill Redmen. [Read the OHL announcement, May 17, 2016]

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Published on : 30 May 2016

Faculty of Education establishes Faculty Advisory Board (FAB)

McGill’s Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the establishment of a Faculty Advisory Board (FAB). The FAB will serve as a consultation body to the Dean, for new and existing initiatives for the Faculty. The FAB members represent different sectors of the community in Quebec, Canada, and around the world, with a large scope of activities.

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Published on : 26 May 2016

DISE's Dr. Susan Ballinger co-edits "Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning," John Benjamin Publishing Co.

Co-edited by Dr. Susan Ballinger of our Department of Integrated Studies, Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning is now available via John Benjamin Publishing Company. The volume "represents the first collection of empirical studies focusing on peer interaction for L2 learning," states the publisher. Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning was also co-edited by Masatoshi Sato of Universidad Andres Bello.

Published on : 19 May 2016

Dr. Choudry's "Just Work? Migrant Workers’ Struggles Today" featured in LSE's Review of Books

Professor Aziz Choudry, of our Department of Integrated Studies, was recently featured in the London School of Economics and Political Science's Review of Books. Dr. Choudry recently co-edited, with Mondli Hlatshwayo, the publication Just Work? Migrant Workers’ Struggles Today. Reviewer Paul Clewett refers to the recent publication as a "fascinating read."

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Published on : 19 May 2016