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DISE's Professor Howard shares his research about Canadian blackface incidents with new SSHRC Connection Grant

Professor Philip Howard, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), has been awarded a SSHRC Connection Grant to mobilize knowledge from his research into contemporary Canadian blackface. 

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, Research
Published on : 16 Mar 2017

Professor Claudia Mitchell delivers keynote address at McGill's annual Bravo gala

Another round of applause for McGill’s award-winning researchers Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 [source] By Meaghan Thurston

Published on : 16 Mar 2017

McGill Faculty of Education jumps up two spots in 2017 QS World Rankings by Subject

The QS World University Rankings, regarded as “one of the three most influential and widely observed university measures,” recently published their 2017 international rankings.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 13 Mar 2017

McGill Education alumnus John Parisella (MA’71, DipEd’73) named to Order of Canada

Alumnus of McGill's Faculty of Education John Parisella (MA’71, DipEd’73) received the Order of Canada last week for his “social, political, diplomatic and academic engagement and for his dedication to major governance issues." The Order of Canada is the nation's second highest civilian honour within the country's system of honours.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, Miepa
Published on : 06 Jan 2017

Conclusion of the Office 365 Portal Fall Photo Contest

Congratulations to the winners of the Office 365 Portal Photo Contest! The 3 photos that received the highest ratings were:  Redpath Museum lit up at night in the snow, submitted by Vahid Ghorbanian  Arts building with colorful trees and bikes in front, submitted by Hamed Rafezi  Arts building with leaves on the ground, submitted by Reza Tadayon   These 7 photos receive honorable mentions:

Published on : 25 Nov 2016

Prof. Claudia Mitchell receives SSHRC’s top research honour

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) today awarded its 2016 Gold Medal to Prof. Claudia Mitchell of McGill’s Department of Integrated Studies in Education, in recognition of her work to strengthen HIV/AIDS education and prevention. 

Published on : 22 Nov 2016

Hey McGill - Who's up for a Fall Photo Contest?

IT Services is looking to enhance our Office 365 portal login page with McGill campus-life photos. The Office 365 portal (https://portal.office.com) << shown here, is where hundreds of McGill people sign in daily to access email via Outlook on the web, OneDrive file storage, Yammer, Video @ McGill, and other free services for McGill students, faculty and staff.  What better way to showcase your talent and attract recognition from the whole McGill community?

Published on : 20 Oct 2016

Professor Shaw speaks to CBC regarding ECP's upcoming Parenting series

Dr. Steven Shaw, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, spoke to CBC's Sonali Karnick over the weekend regarding "homework without tears". 

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students
Published on : 17 Oct 2016

In conversation with NFL Director of Football Development Samantha Rapoport (B.Ed. 2004)

Samantha Rapoport, a graduate of the Faculty of Education's B.Ed. program in Physical Education, was recently interviewed by McGill Tribune regarding her position as Director of Football Development with the National Football League.

Published on : 04 Oct 2016

Dean Rassier co-Chairs McGill 2016 Centraide Campaign

Professor Dilson Rassier, Dean of Education, has elected to Co-Chair McGill University's Centraide (United Way) campaign. He will be joined by co-Chair Ollivier Dyens, Deputy Provost. 

Published on : 03 Oct 2016

Faculty of Education researchers shine at McGill’s Rising Stars event

Last week the Schulich School of Music hosted the McGill’s Rising Stars event. The gathering saluted some of the most exciting and innovative new researchers across our campus, recognizing the success of social science and humanities researchers recently awarded SSHRC Insight Development Grants and/or FRQSC Nouveaux Chercheurs funding.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, Research
Published on : 13 Sep 2016

Spend a minute with McGill's Faculty of Education (VIDEO)

At  the Faculty of Education with McGill, Canada’s top university, we proudly trace our origins back to 1857. This minute long video will take you on a quick tour around our faculty, our three departments, and our research institutes:    

Published on : 29 Aug 2016

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.

Classified as : Staff, Faculty, External, Students, IHDW
Published on : 12 Jul 2016