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He got game: basketball's inventor was Physical Education honours student at McGill

Dr. James Naismith is acclaimed as the inventor of basketball. Born in 1861 near Almonte, Ontario, Naismith studied physical education at McGill, "completing his BA with honours in Physical Education in 1888," according to a recent McGill Tribune article on the subject.

Published: 21Jan2016

Two Super Science docs: Log Driver's Waltz followed by L'erreur boreale

1May201615:00
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Redpath Museum In Room 200 or Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

(NFB, 1979)

Super Science doc film: King Corn

20Mar201615:00
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Redpath Museum In Room 200 or Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

Subsidized corn and its surprising relationship with the fast food industry is explored in this documentary. The story is of two friends who grow an acre of corn in Iowa and attempt to follow its path through the food chain.

Super Science doc film: Consuming kids

13Mar201615:00
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Redpath Museum In Room 200 or Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

With virtually no government or public outcry, the multi-billion dollar youth marketing industry has been able to use the latest advances in psychology, anthropology, and neuroscience to transform American children into one of the most powerful an

Freaky Friday: Earthquakes, Hollywood and you

11Mar201617:00
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Redpath Museum In Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

 By Prof. Christie Rowe (Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, McGill).

 Followed by the 2015 film San Andreas.

 

Professors Howard, Schaefer join our Faculty

The Faculty of Education is pleased to introduce two new professors this year: Dr. Philip Howard has joined our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), and Dr. Lee Schaefer is a new addition to our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE).

Published: 19Jan2016

15th Annual EGSS Conference: Promotion, Prevention, and Intervention: Small Changes towards Healthy Living and Learning

31Mar2016
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15th Annual EGSS Conference is March 31-April 1st, 2016: Promotion, Prevention, and Intervention: Small Changes towards Healthy Living and Learning 

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Jet lag can’t slow McGill’s Daoust (B.Ed. Physical Education)

You can excuse Mélodie Daoust if she may a little tired these days.

On Thursday, Jan. 7 (Daoust’s 24th birthday), she was in Füssen, Germany, lacing up her skates as part of the Canadian national development team in the gold-medal game against Finland at the Nations Cup.

Published: 14Jan2016

March Break Science Madness @ Redpath Museum

29Feb2016
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Redpath Museum In Dawson Gallery, 2nd floor, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA

 EAch day, between 11h-14h. In Dawson Gallery, 2nd floor

  For all ages!

FFeb. 29 - BONE Zone – Learn about your muscles and skeleton and how all the bones work together or shy they sometimes break.

Dr. Julie Côté appointed Chair of Kinesiology and Physical Education Department (KPE)

Dean Dilson Rassier is pleased to announce that Dr. Julie Côté has been appointed as Chair of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education.

Dr. Côté received her PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the Physiology Department with the Université de Montréal, and her Master's in Science with the University of Wisconsin's Kinesiology Department.

Published: 12Jan2016

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