Dr. Caroline Temcheff, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP), has launched a website for the Healthy Development Laboratory: The research laboratory is a collaborative effort between ECP and Université de Sherbrooke's Département de psychoéducation.

Classified as: Research
Published on: 21 Sep 2017

The McGill Law & Society Workshop Series invites scholars, graduate students and postdocs in law, the social sciences, and the humanities to present works-in-progress broadly falling within the field of law and society.

We seek papers that use qualitative, quantitative, or interpretivist methods to explore the complex relationship between legal phenomena and social, political, and economic interactions, institutions, and processes. Our interest in socio-legal research extends to state, non-state, formal, and informal norms, institutions, and processes.

Classified as: Research
Published on: 20 Sep 2017

Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky was awarded the Lifetime Research Award by the U.S. National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), in recognition of his exceptional achievements in the field of gambling research. Dr. Derevensky is Director of the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviours at McGill University's Faculty of Education, 

Classified as: Research, IHDW
Published on: 25 Jul 2017

Dr. Pierre Pluye has been elected Fellow of Canadian Academy of Health Sciences for his innovative work on health information use and outcomes, mixed methods research and mixed studies reviews (integrating qualitative and quantitative evidence). Pierre is MD, PhD, Full Professor in our Department, FRQS Senior Research Scholar, and Director for Method Development, Quebec SPOR SUPPORT Unit.

Classified as: Research, Family Medicine
Published on: 15 Sep 2017

The Department of Pediatrics is pleased to announce that Dr. Patricia Fontela was appointed the Department's Associate Chair for Research effective September 1, 2017.

Dr. Fontela is an attending in our Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and runs an innovative research program focusing on nosocomial infections. She has been most successful at securing external salary and operational support funding.

Classified as: pediatrics, Research
Published on: 8 Sep 2017

The Neuro to launch open research publishing platform with F1000

A new partnership between The Neuro and F1000 will create a publishing platform for researchers that will speed the progress of neuroscience discovery.

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital of McGill University (The Neuro) is partnering with F1000, a provider of support services for researchers, institutes and funders, to create a new open research publishing platform called MNI Open Research (

Classified as: F1000, Research, open science, Publishing
Published on: 30 Aug 2017
The origins of autism remain mysterious. What areas of the brain are involved, and when do the first signs appear? New findings published in Biological Psychiatry bring us closer to understanding the pathology of autism, and the point at which it begins to take shape in the human brain. Such knowledge will allow earlier interventions in the future and better outcomes for autistic children.
Classified as: autism, Ludmer Centre, montreal neurological centre, The Neuro, Research
Published on: 29 Aug 2017

This week at Laurentian University the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, announced a total investment of $52 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) 

Classified as: Research, path, obel, CFI
Published on: 17 Aug 2017

Two ongoing research projects led by Professors Claudia Mitchell and Lisa Starr, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), are helping to understand how women in Ethiopia can empower themselves to protect their human rights and to benefit equitably from development in the country.

Classified as: IHDW, Research, Miepa, definetheline
Published on: 31 Jul 2017

Victoria Talwar, Professor with our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been named the winner of the 2017 David Thomson Award for Graduate Supervision and Teaching. The award acknowledges outstanding contributions to promoting graduate student excellence through supervision and teaching by a faculty member who has been supervising for 10 years or more.

Classified as: Research, IHDW
Published on: 24 Jul 2017

Professor Bruce Shore has received the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children's (WCGTC) 2017 International Award for Research.

Classified as: Research
Published on: 24 Jul 2017

Reporting directly to the Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, the QI Project Director will be mandated to develop a proposal for the Department’s Quality Improvement Program that will be presented to the Chair and the Executive Committee for input and approval. Dr. Neb Kovacina, who is a clinician teacher at St. Mary’s, will receive the support and collaboration of Dr. Isabelle Vedel (quality/practice improvement experience) and Dr. Tibor Schuster (EMR data base analysis). Welcome to the team!


Message from Dr Kovacina:

Classified as: Family Medicine, Research, faculty development
Published on: 7 Jul 2017

AQSMN association québécoise pour la santé mentale des nourrissonsProfessor Marie-Hélène Pennestri, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has received a grant from the Association Québécoise pour la Santé Mentale des Nourrissons (AQSMN). In May, 2017, she was presented with the Bourse Professionelle Yvon-Gauthier on behalf of the AQSMN.

Classified as: Research, Awards
Published on: 26 Jun 2017