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"Sitting is the new smoking," argues Australian Broadcasting Corp. program featuring KPE's Dr. Ross Andersen

Dr. Ross Andersen, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, spoke recently to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) regarding the potential risks associated with prolonged sitting. "Sitting is the new smoking," argues Ellen Fanning of ABC's RN (Radio National) during her hour-long radio segment, Life MattersABC.net has provided a unique page for the interview with Drs.

Published: 3May2016

McGill Faculties of Education and Medicine plan Indigenous Science Futures initiative for youth

As part of the opening discussions regarding a new Indigenous educational initiative called Indigenous Science Futures, representatives from McGill's Faculties of Education and Medicine met this week with First Nations and Inuit educators and Indigenous partners of the McGill RUIS (Réseau Universitaire Intégré de Santé).

Published: 29Apr2016

Young teachers learn to reach youth through art

Education students learn to teach art through partnership with Montreal-area community centres 

 Artist-in-Residence Jimmy Baptiste, Jaereem Lee, Jane Ding, Pauline Lantz, Chloe Corrado, Galit Sandaev, Parvesh Chainani and Fionna J. Benson.
Published: 29Apr2016

McGill helps Ecuador

9May2016

May 9 in the Education building lobby, 3700 McTavish St., 9:30am-5pm

McGill helps Ecuador

On behalf of Daniela Donoso (MA, Sport Psychology, 2016):

What happened in Ecuador?

Hands on workshop taught sustainability through connecting with nature

Teaching Sustainability through Connecting with Nature: A Hands-on Workshop, Reviewed

by Morganne Blais-McPherson, Neuroscience; Ying-Syuan (Elaine) Huang, Dept. of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE)

Published: 22Apr2016

Dr. Naved Bakali (PhD, Educational Studies, 2016) quoted in Le Devoir article concerning radicalization

Dr. Naved Bakali, recent graduate of our Education Studies PhD program, was interviewed by Le Devoir last week for an article concerning radicalization and islamophobia. "Anti-extrémisme extrême," by Marco Fortier, was published April 16, 2016.

[Read the article on Le Devoir's website]

Published: 25Apr2016

DISE PhD student Lauren Godfrey-Smith winner of 3MT competition

Lauren Godfrey-Smith, PhD candidate with McGill's Faculty of Education, was announced as a winner of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition held on March 16, 2016. 

Published: 22Apr2016

DISE's Dr. Shariff featured in Minister Duncan's International Women's Day message

The Honourable Kristy Duncan, Minister of Science, chose to feature Dr. Shaheen Shariff, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, in a Government of Canada video released to commemorate International Women's Day, 2016.

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"Together we can inspire the next generation of girls to pursue careers in science and technology," states Minister Duncan. "Join me in celebrating International Women’s Day."

Published: 22Apr2016

English-Speaking Quebec Community Leaders and the Uses of History: A One-Day Symposium

19May201609:00
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Knowledge Mobilization Conference Thu. May 19th at McGill University

English-Speaking Quebec Community Leaders and the Uses of History: A One-Day symposium.

[OSR] Information Session: FRQSC: Research Team Support Program

4May201610:15
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The Office of Sponsored Research is pleased to invite McGill researchers to an information session on 

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