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ECP's Dr. Bertone tops CIHR competition

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Armando Bertone, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been awarded a coveted Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) operating grant for a study entitled Assessing the Development of Elementary and Social Perception in Autism using Behavioural and Electrophysiological Approaches. Dr.

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Published on : 16 Jul 2015

Positive Parenting cites ECP's Dr. Talwar

The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology's Dr. Victoria Talwar, Canada Research Chair, was quoted in a recent Positive Parenting article written by Samantha Toweel-Moore, "The Ugly Truth about White Lies". In the article Talwar distinguishes between the societal perception of lies and culturally ritualized stories.

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Published on : 16 Jul 2015

Success for PÉRISCOPE partnership grant

The Faculty of Education would like to congratulate Professors Alain Breuleux and Susanne Lajoie, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, for the recent success of the large FRQSC partnership grant Actions concertées : Perseverance et réussite scolaires.

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Published on : 13 Jul 2015

ECP's Professor Nathan Hall is Sh#t Academics Say - Read his article about his Twitter account

Dr. Nathan Hall, professor with the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology and director of the Achievement Motivation and Emotion (AME) Research Group, has written an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education about his parody Twitter account, Shit Academics Say.

Published on : 01 Jul 2015

INESSS releases report to Ministry of Health

INESSS (Quebec's National Institute for Excellence in Health and Social Science has released two reports with recommendations regarding access to psychotherapy. Dr. Martin Drapeau, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, co-authored these reports, and is the principal collaborator on this project.

Published on : 30 Jun 2015

Multiliteracies Lab for Faculty of Education

McGill's Faculty of Education has received funding to create a dedicated laboratory space that will serve as a hub for multiliteracies practices in the Education building.

Published on : 11 Jun 2015

Dr. Ada Sinacore receives CPA Counselling Psychology Section Distinguished Member Award

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Ada Sinacore, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, is the 2015 recipient of the CPA Counselling Psychology Section Distinguished Member Award. This award was officially bestowed at the recent annual convention of the Canadian Psychological Association. This award recognizes individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the field of counselling psychology.

Published on : 09 Jun 2015

Education graduates celebrate Spring Convocation 2015

On May 29th, close to 450 Faculty of Education students walked across the stage to receive their degree at the convocation ceremony held on McGill’s main campus. The Hon. Michael A. Meighen, Chancellor of McGill, opened the ceremonial proceedings with the colourful customary procession led by piper Jeff McCarthy.  The convocation tent was filled to capacity with proud family members cheering on the graduates as they were ‘capped’ by Principal, Suzanne Fortier, before receiving their academic degree.

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Published on : 03 Jun 2015

Four Education professors receive FRQSC grants for their research

The Faculty of Education would like to congratulate the following Researchers on their successful applications to FRQSC's Établissement de nouveaux professeurs-chercheurs (Start-up Program for New Research Professors):

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Published on : 15 May 2015

Changes to Tri-Council Open Access Policy

At the recent Faculty Council meeting Maya Kucij, Liaison Librarian at the Faculty of Education, discussed changes to the Tri-Agency Open Access Policy. The following resources can provide you with further information and clarification regarding the new policy: Through the McGill Library Services website:

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Published on : 12 May 2015

ECP's Dr. Armando Bertone appointment as a William Dawson Scholar

ECP's Professor Armando Bertone has been appointed a William Dawson Scholar!  The William Dawson Scholar award recognizes a scholar developing into an outstanding and original researcher of world-class caliber who is poised to become a leader in his or her field. Please join us in congratulating him!

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Published on : 20 Apr 2015

Dr. Bertone speaks to TVA about work with attention, on and off the soccer field, at Quebec City secondary school

Dr. Armando Bertone, professor with the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology and Director of the Perceptual Neuroscience Laboratory (PNLab), appeared on the show L'Esprit Sportif, on French language television network TVA, to talk about his work with students at Quebec City secondary school Samuel-De Champlain. Dr.

Published on : 09 Apr 2015

Faculty teaching awards recognize Professors Savard, Drapeau

The Faculty of Education recognized the pedagogical excellence of Drs. Drapeau and Savard this week, bestowing annual teaching awards upon each professor.

Published on : 09 Apr 2015

ECP's Sandy Stanutz to Ottawa Citizen: "Very thrilled" about Grammy funding

Miriam Post-doctoral Fellow Sandy Stanutz, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP), told the Ottawa Citizen's Tom Spears that she is "very thrilled" about new funding for her research into the links between autism and music. Last week the Grammy Foundation announced that it would help fund research pursued by Stanutz and ECP's Dr.

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Published on : 07 Apr 2015

ECP's Dr. Flanagan helps develop support program for adults with autism

Dr. Tara Flanagan, Assistant Professor with the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill, has collaborated with Dr. Nadig of the Faculty of Medicine's School of Communication Sciences and Disorders to develop a transition support program for adults with autism.

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Published on : 07 Apr 2015