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

Fri, 2016-04-29 13:40

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).

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Continuing Studies info for 2016-17

Fri, 2016-04-29 12:11

Whatever your goals and current situation, the School of Continuing Studies has something for you! Browse programs and courses, as well as how to apply and register, here, and learn more about what's offered through various areas of study.

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DISE grad student Désirée Rochat to speak at CIPE this week

Tue, 2016-04-12 12:19

Graduate student with our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, Désirée Rochat will speak this week at Rethinking Quebec's Migration History, an event hosted by the Centre for Immigration Policy Evaluation (CIPE) and presented by Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la diversité et la démocratie (CRIDAQ).

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Professors Lajoie, Mitchell honoured at McGill's Bravo gala

Thu, 2016-04-07 10:47

At McGill’s annual Bravo gala last week the winners of major provincial, national and international prizes, together with their families, friends and colleagues, gathered to celebrate excellence in research and scholarship.

The University's Bravo gala, now in its eleventh year, celebrates the cream of the researcher crop.

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Small increases in sleep improve grades

Mon, 2016-04-04 14:16

By Cynthia Lee, McGill Newsroom

​Family and community involvement key in empowering students to make healthier choices regarding their sleep

Elementary school-age children who improved their sleep habits also improved in their academic performance, according to a study by researchers at McGill University and the Douglas Mental Health University Institute in partnership with the Riverside School Board in Montreal.

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Professor Hall tops list of best social media accounts for academics, reports UK's Guardian

Thu, 2016-03-24 12:22

UK national newspaper The Guardian today published a list of their favourite blogs and social media accounts for academics. To no one's surprise Dr. Nathan Hall, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, topped the list with his popular @AcademicsSay twitter handle, where he has amassed over 180,000 followers. 

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Professors Choudry, Rassier awarded Canada Research Chairs

Thu, 2016-02-18 13:41

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.

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