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Ph.D. Oral Defense, Jason Polak

14Mar201610:15
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12:15
Burnside Hall Room 1025, 805 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0B9, CA
Jason Polak

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites you to attend the Ph.D. Oral Defense of Mr. Jason Polak.

Professors Choudry, Rassier awarded Canada Research Chairs

Professors Aziz Choudry and Dilson Rassier of the Faculty of Education have been awarded Canada Research Chairs (CRC), announced the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, at the University of British Columbia this week. CRCs are granted to "outstanding researchers acknowledged by their peers as world leaders in their fields." The program was created to help Canadian universities retain world-class researchers.

Published: 18Feb2016

Mike Babcock (B.Ed. (Physical Education) 1986) 25th NHL coach to reach 1,000 game milestone

 
MONTREAL – When Mike Babcock (B.Ed. (Physical Education) 1986) steps behind the bench on Thursday for Toronto's home game against the New Jersey Devils, he will become the 25th coach in National Hockey League history to reach the 1,000 plateau for regular season games coached.

Published: 15Feb2016

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

Professors Howard, Schaefer join our faculty

McGill's Faculty of Education is pleased to introduce two new professors: 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

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

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

Mélodie Daoust (BEd (PE)) named Captain of Canadian squad at Nations Cup Tourney

Mélodie Daoust, a centre with the McGill University Martlets, was named Sunday to captain Canada's national women's development hockey team at the 2016 Nations Cup, in Fussen, Germany, Jan. 4-7.

Published: 5Jan2016

“The Fast Radio Sky”: A lecture with the 2015 Canada Council Killam Prize (Natural Sciences) Laureate, Professor Victoria Kaspi

12Jan201617:30
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18:30
Faculty Club 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA
Victoria Kaspi

Victoria Kaspi has made important contributions to the understanding of the universe, with major discoveries throughout her career in the study of rapidly spinning compact neutron stars called pulsars. 

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