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THE's World University Rankings place McGill 35th in education

The 2018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings have placed McGill University at 35th overall internationally in the subject of education.

Published: 5 Jan 2018

Education students win big at Quebec University Sports Gala

Four students from our faculty were honoured at the 32nd annual Quebec university sports gala on Wednesday. Some 75 cheques totaling $301,500 were issued by the Quebec Foundation for Athletic Excellence at the event, which took place before more than 650 guests at the Sheraton Laval, just north of Montreal. In total, 13 students across the entire university received bursaries.

These included:

Published: 4 Dec 2017

Three KPE students among Martlet Foundation's 2017 honourees

The Martlet Foundation's annual general meeting was a cause for celebration among students and faculty in our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE). Of 11 students university-wide who received scholarships and awards, three study with our KPE department. Two of these were winners of the prestigious Jean Béliveau Award.

Published: 30 Nov 2017

A suite of SSHRC funding in support of McGill research

The Hon. Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, announces grants and scholarships to fund research in social sciences and humanities

When it comes to teaching math skills to kids, parents and educators try it all: quizzes over breakfast, extra homework help and stories that incorporate math concepts....

Published: 23 Nov 2017

Education alumna Brianna Miller (BEd, 2014) selected by Canadian rugby team

Brianna Miller (B.Ed., Physical Education, 2014) has been selected to join the Canadian national women's rugb...

Published: 20 Nov 2017

Dr. Dennis Jensen named Director of PATH

Professor Dennis Jensen has been named Director of the McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health (PATH). The appointment is for a three-year term, effective immediately.

Published: 16 Nov 2017

KPE's Hamza Ahmad wins 2nd prize at 2017 Undergraduate Research Conference

Tristan Kosciuch, Katarina Kuhnert, Lauren Thompson, Jade Sauvé, Dean Bruce Lennox, Edward Chernysh, Andrei Lupu, Chelsea Kim, Johanna Hoshizaki, Hamza Ahmad....

Published: 3 Nov 2017

EdUS names 2017-18 council members

Published: 30 Oct 2017

Congratulations to Soultana Macridis on the successful defense of her Ph.D. thesis

Congratulations to Soultana Macridis on the successful defense of her Ph.D. thesis (March 09, 2015), entitled:

“An Ethnographic Evaluation of a Community-Based Participatory Research Project Understanding Community Mobilization and Participation in School Active Transportation Initiatives in the Kanien’kehà:ka Community of Kahnawake, QC.”

Published: 13 Mar 2015

Congratulations to Sophia Kapchinsky on the successful defense of her Ph.D. thesis

Congratulations to Sophia Kapchinsky (and her supervisors, Drs. Taivassalo and Hepple) on the successful defense of her Ph.D. thesis (March 10, 2015), entitled:

“Novel Mechanisms and interventions addressing locomotor muscle atrophy and reduced oxidative capacity in severe COPD patients.”

Congratulations, Dr. Kapchinsky!  The DKPE is very proud of you and your accomplishment(s)!

Published: 10 Mar 2015

Congratulations to Ryan Reid

Congratulations to Ryan Reid, Ph.D. candidate in exercise physiology with Dr. Ross Andersen, on the recent acceptance of two peer-reviewed manuscripts.


Reid RER, Andersen RE.  Affordable Activity Monitors Can Improve Post-Surgical Care in Bariatric Surgery Patients.  Journal of Anaplastology.

Published: 27 Feb 2015

Congratulations to Yana Konokhova

Congratulations to Yana Konokhova, Ph.D. candidate with Drs. Tanja Taivassalo and Russell Hepple, for winning Best Presentation Award for her talk Oxidative DNA damage and mitochondria depletion in COPD locomotor muscle at the 9th Edition of the Annual Meeting of the COPD Strategic Group of the Respiratory Health Network of the FRQS (Quebec City, QC, February 18-19, 2015).

Published: 24 Feb 2015

Adriano Tassone Internship Award in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education

The Adriano Tassone Internship Award established in 2009 by Vincent and Sabina Tassone along with friends and family, in memory of their son Adriano Tassone, to help students who have completed U1 and/or U2 in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education to gain practical experience in the area of research in Kinesiology through a summer internship award.



Published: 24 Feb 2015

Fall 2014 Convocation - Graduates of KPE

Congratulations to all the graduates of the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education

Danielle Fainer, M.A. Supervisor: Professor William Harvey, Ph.D.Thesis Title:  ADHD and obesity: Who would have thought?

Published: 17 Nov 2014

PATH’s First Annual Symposium

The McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health (PATH) presented their first annual symposium on Friday, October 3rd at the McGill Faculty Club. Entitled Making Connections, the Centre’s inaugural seminar event gathered prominent researchers from McGill and elsewhere who have an interest in studying the relationship between physical activity and health across a broad spectrum of healthy and diseased states.

Published: 17 Oct 2014