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ECP's Sandy Stanutz to Ottawa Citizen: "Very thrilled" about Grammy funding

Miriam Post-doctoral Fellow Sandy Stanutz, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP), told the Ottawa Citizen's Tom Spears that she is "very thrilled" about new funding for her research into the links between autism and music. Last week the Grammy Foundation announced that it would help fund research pursued by Stanutz and ECP's Dr.

Published: 7Apr2015

Education Awards Reception honours student scholarships, fellowships

Award winners, donors, staff and Education faculty members gathered Tuesday, March 31st to honour more than 25 students selected for Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards during the 2014-15 academic year. The event marked an opportunity for students to meet face-to-face with the donors who have contributed to their academic pursuits. All in attendance were reminded of the great impact that these generous awards can have on the life, career and development of the fortunate recipients.

Published: 7Apr2015

ECP's Dr. Flanagan helps develop support program for adults with autism

Dr. Tara Flanagan, Assistant Professor with the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill, has collaborated with Dr. Nadig of the Faculty of Medicine's School of Communication Sciences and Disorders to develop a transition support program for adults with autism.

Published: 7Apr2015

Teen gambling is hidden addiction, Dr. Derevensky tells National Post

“It’s the hidden addiction," Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky told Dave Waddell of National Post/Postmedia News in a recent article, when asked about teen gambling. Dr.

Published: 7Apr2015

Dr. Shariff, Quebec human rights commission denounce public misogyny

Dr. Shaheen Shariff, associate professor with the Dept. of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), and Director of McGill’s Define the Line research program, spoke to the Montreal's Gazette about misogyny in the public domain.

Published: 31Mar2015

Researchers receive Grammy Foundation grant for work with autism, music

Sandy Stanutz, a postdoctoral fellow with the McGill Youth Study Team, along with her mentors, Professors Jacob A. Burack and Eve-Marie Quintin from the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, have been awarded a Grammy Foundation Grant for their research on the links between music and autism.

Published: 31Mar2015

Faculty of Education at McGill's BRAVO Gala

McGill’s annual Bravo gala is a time to celebrate the best of the best in McGill’s research community by recognizing those researchers who have been awarded major provincial, national and international prizes.

This year, Professor Russell Hepple, Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, was among those recognized. The Montreal General Hospital Foundation awarded him the 2014 Nesbitt McMaster Award for Excellence in Medicine and Surgery.

Published: 27Mar2015

Education students author, illustrate children’s book

Five students in the Faculty of Education have collaborated to create the illustrated children’s book Nelly’s Really Very Bad Day.

TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) students Cho Yeung Lee, Valerie Nguyen and Jessica Gibson worked with Kingergarten/Elementary Education students Demeka Fa and Erin Lieberman. Cho Yeung Lee explained some of the motivation and aspirations behind the project:

-What inspired you to create the book?

Published: 26Mar2015

Dr. Milyavskaya's research featured in Bloomberg Manulife eDigest

Dr. Marina Milyavskaya of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was interviewed recently for Ideas that Move You, a selection of current articles on active living brought to you by the Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health.

Published: 25Mar2015

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