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University of Mid-Sweden confers Honorary Doctorate upon Professor Claudia Mitchell

Dr. Claudia Mitchell, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, is the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from the Mid Sweden University's Faculty of Human Sciences. This commendation, a result of her nomination by the interdisciplinary Gender Studies Forum at Mid Sweden University, will be delivered officially on October 9th, 2015.

Published on : 28 Aug 2015

Gazette publishes "Canada's Long History of Racism" by DISE PhD student Rachel Zellars

Rachel Zellars, PhD candidate in our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), has written an opinion piece for the Montreal Gazette entitled "Canada's Long History of Racism". The article was published on Wednesday, August 18, 2015.

Published on : 20 Aug 2015

ECP's Dr. Talwar quoted in VICE article "My First Grade Teacher Used to Beat Me..."

Dr. Victoria Talwar, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been cited by Vice in the recent article "The Ruler: My First Grade Teacher Used to Beat Me and I Am Only Seeking Help Now".

Published on : 20 Aug 2015

DISE PhD student Rachel Zellars leads petition to Quebec toponymy commission

A petition started by McGill PhD student Rachel Zellars is asking Quebec's toponymy commission to rename 11 locations in the province. National Post's Katherine Wilton reported on the petition in an article published Thursday, "Change names of Quebec places with N-word in them, petition asks Quebec commission" (Katherine Wilton, Postmedia News, August 13, 2015). Over 600 people have signed the petition, reports Wilton.

Published on : 17 Aug 2015

Robert Houle (BEd 1975) wins Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts

Robert Houle (BEd 1975) was a recent winner of the $25,000 Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts. A member of the Sandy Bay First Nation in

Published on : 11 Aug 2015

Catherine Essar returns as Faculty of Education's Research Administrator, Coordinator of OFFERING

McGill’s Faculty of Education is pleased to welcome back Catherine Essar, our Faculty Research Administrator in charge of the Faculty’s OFFERING services.

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Published on : 04 Aug 2015

Define the Line team launches new website for children

The Define the Line project team has launched a new website for children, www.kidsdefinetheline.ca. This new site is intended to help children, parents and educators navigate difficult topics such as cyberbullying.The Define the Line project addresses cyberbullying through:

Published on : 04 Aug 2015

Richard Lynn Studham: a paragon of chivalry

Richard Lynn Studham, professor emeritus in our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, will be displaying his work A Paragon of Chivalry at Galilee Chapel in Durham, England, this autumn. The exhibit will be shown as part of Durham Cathedral's celebrations of the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta. Founded in 1093, Durham Cathedral -which houses Galilee Chapel, is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Published on : 20 Jul 2015

ECP's Dr. Bertone tops CIHR competition

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Armando Bertone, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been awarded a coveted Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) operating grant for a study entitled Assessing the Development of Elementary and Social Perception in Autism using Behavioural and Electrophysiological Approaches. Dr.

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Published on : 16 Jul 2015

Canadian Aboriginal Youth in South Africa

Breaking Barriers, Building Connections: Canadian Aboriginal Youth in Global Health

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Published on : 16 Jul 2015

Education researchers receive NSERC Discovery grants

The Faculty of Education would like to congratulate the following faculty members on their recent NSERC Discovery grants:

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Published on : 13 Jul 2015

INESSS releases report to Ministry of Health

INESSS (Quebec's National Institute for Excellence in Health and Social Science has released two reports with recommendations regarding access to psychotherapy. Dr. Martin Drapeau, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, co-authored these reports, and is the principal collaborator on this project.

Published on : 30 Jun 2015

Jamie Kompon (BEd 1989) to coach for Canada at 2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge

By Earl Zukerman Published May 20, 2015, McGill Athletics CALGARY, Alta. -- Hockey Canada announced Wednesday that Jamie Kompon (BEd (PE) 1989), a McGill University graduate from Thunder Bay, Ont., is among three head coaches named to lead the three Canadian teams at the 2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in August.  

Published on : 23 Jun 2015

Graduate students to receive provincial fellowships

The Faculty of Education would like to congratulate the following graduate students on their recent success in the provincial fellowship competitions.Fonds de Recherches Québec - Santé (FRQ-S) Vanessa Bao Iana Bergmame Victoria Doobay Ida Foster Cathryn Gordon Green Amanda Jarrell Megan Knoll Sonia Rahimi Ryan Reid Shalaka Shaw Amanda SheptyckiFonds de Recherches Québec - Société et Culture (FRQ-SC) Marie Michelle Boulanger

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Published on : 18 Jun 2015