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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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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.