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"Sitting is the new smoking," argues Australian Broadcasting Corp. program featuring KPE's Dr. Ross Andersen

Dr. Ross Andersen, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, spoke recently to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) regarding the potential risks associated with prolonged sitting. "Sitting is the new smoking," argues Ellen Fanning of ABC's RN (Radio National) during her hour-long radio segment, Life Matters. ABC.net has provided a unique page for the interview with Drs.

Published on : 03 May 2016

Hands on workshop taught sustainability through connecting with nature

Teaching Sustainability through Connecting with Nature: A Hands-on Workshop, Reviewed by Morganne Blais-McPherson, Neuroscience; Ying-Syuan (Elaine) Huang, Dept. of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE)

Published on : 22 Apr 2016

ECP's Yaxi Zhao recipient of DKG World Fellowship grant

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.  

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, IHDW
Published on : 15 Apr 2016

Food for thought: A sustainability project at the EGSS conference

by Francesca Fuoco and Ying-Syuan (Elaine) Huang, Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), McGill University

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 14 Apr 2016

Professor Susanne Lajoie featured in SSHRC video series: Imagining Canada's Future

Dr. Susanne Lajoie, Director of the LEADS Partnership, and founder of the ATLAS Research Group (Advanced Technologies for Learning in Authentic Settings), is featured in a recent SSHRC video, "Knowledge Synthesis Grants: New Ways of Learning." 

Published on : 07 Apr 2016

Education students recognized at 39th annual McGill sports awards gala

The 39th annual McGill sports award gala recently celebrated the university's top athletes for the 2015-16 intercollegiate season. Education students played a major role: Mélodie Daoust was named as female athlete of the year for McGill University; Vincent Dufort captured the Richard Pound trophy.

Published on : 07 Apr 2016

McGill's Faculty of Education establishes Institute for Human Development and Well-Being

McGill's Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the establishment of the McGill Institute for Human Development and Well-Being (IHDW). The IHDW is a new transdisciplinary unit led by the Faculty of Education and drawing together researchers from McGill's Faculties of Medicine, Arts, Science, Engineering and Dentistry.

Published on : 07 Apr 2016

Professors Lajoie, Mitchell honoured at McGill's Bravo gala

At McGill’s annual Bravo gala last week the winners of major provincial, national and international prizes, together with their families, friends and colleagues, gathered to celebrate excellence in research and scholarship. The University's Bravo gala, now in its eleventh year, celebrates the cream of the researcher crop.

Published on : 07 Apr 2016

Charline Labonté (BEd 2012, MA 2015) "happy to be back at worlds," writes National Post

Charline Labonté (B.Ed. (Phys. Ed.) 2012, MA (Sport Psych.) 2015) told Steve Ewen of Postmedia News that she "missed playing for Canada," and that she is happy to be at the worlds competition, in a recent article published by National Post.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, alumni
Published on : 01 Apr 2016

Janine Metallic, DISE PhD candidate, featured in Gazette article about Mi'kmaq language

DISE PhD student Janine Metallic spoke at length to The Gazette's Christopher Curtis this week for his article "Indigenous languages go under the microscope", published March 25, 2016.

Published on : 30 Mar 2016

New edition of Dialogues, newsletter of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology

The spring edition of Dialogues, newsletter of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been published and may be viewed online here (.pdf). 

Published on : 24 Mar 2016

DISE's Rachel Zellars pens "The need for mentorship as a woman of colour" for CBC's Real Talk on Race series

Rachel Zellars, PhD candidate in our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, wrote a recent article for the CBC's ongoing Real Talk on Race series, published earlier this week.

Published on : 24 Mar 2016