The following is an excerpt from The McGill Reporter:

The RSC Fellowship is comprised of over 2,400 Canadian scholars, artists, and scientists, who are peer-elected as leaders in their field and have made remarkable contributions in the arts, the humanities, the sciences, and Canadian public life. The RSC recognizes excellence across disciplines by electing Fellows to one of three Academies: The Academy of Sciences, the Academy of Social Sciences, and the Academy of Arts and Humanities.

Published on: 8 Sep 2023

Would you like to explore your ecological imagination?
Attend one to three creative, interactive, free and fun workshops?
Contribute to a better understanding of the role of imagination and creative arts practices in dealing with the climate crisis?

Classified as: call for submissions
Published on: 21 Aug 2023

The McGill International Institute of Education (MIIE) welcomed 20 undergraduate students and three chaperones from the Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates to a two-week MIIE Summer Academy from June 26 to July 7, 2023.

Classified as: External, faculty, international, MIIE, students
Published on: 26 Jul 2023

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Dear members of the McGill community,

It is my pleasure to announce the appointment of Professor Victoria Talwar as Interim Dean of the Faculty of Education. Professor Talwar's term of office will begin on August 12, 2023 and will continue until the appointment of a new Dean of the Faculty of Education.

Published on: 6 Jun 2023

Minister of Education, Bernard Drainville, and Minister of Higher Education, Pascale Déry, inducted the 25 new members of the Ordre de l'excellence en éducation at an official ceremony at the National Assembly on May 29th recognizing these new inductees for their contribution to education.

Classified as: Awards
Published on: 31 May 2023

Jessica Mettler, recent PhD graduate in the Human Development program supervised by Dr. Nancy Heath, has been awarded the highly competitive Governor General’s Gold Medal, which is awarded to the most outstanding PhD graduate in Social Sciences & Humanities at McGill, and the McGill Alumni Association Graduate Award, which is awarded to an outstanding PhD graduate at McGill.

Published on: 30 May 2023

Professor Victoria Talwar, from the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was featured recently in Globe and Mail's article on limiting screen time for children.  The quality of that screen time is worth considering, and a child connecting with friends or family using the technology isn't a bad thing.  However, it is important to keep an eye on children's screen time, as it continues to rise, from year to year.

Published on: 26 May 2023

"One of the biggest things that I have learned through my time at McGill is to always carry hope and kindness with me. I genuinely believe that by being hopeful about positive change and bringing kindness into whatever we choose to do, we will be able to make a positive change in the world. We will be able to find solutions for some of these challenges as long as we all work together and strive to make a difference."

- Zainab Khan, Faculty of Education Valedictorian

Classified as: Convocation
Published on: 19 May 2023

For a qualitative research project investigating students' experience with supplementary schooling, a joint effort project by McGill University and the University of Antwerp in Belgium are looking for participants.

The goal is to investigate the educational pathways of students who attended supplementary schooling in the past.  Students who attended a form of supplementary schooling (Chinese school, Greek school, other heritage language schools, Mosque school, Black weekendschool, etc… ) in the past are cordially invited to participate.

Classified as: call for submissions
Published on: 17 May 2023

Would pushing school hours later have an impact on teens' mental health? Don't mistake laziness for sleepiness; our youth may be on a different biological schedule. Pediatric sleep expert, Dr. Marie-Hélène Pennestri, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology explains in this interview with TVA Nouvelles. (Interview in French only.)

Published on: 9 May 2023

McGill professor recognized for her work on technology-supported education

The Ordre de l’excellence en éducation du Québec has named Professor Susanne Lajoie a Senior Fellow in recognition of her significant contribution to the quality of education in Quebec.

Published on: 24 Apr 2023

Bassam Khoury, Associate Professor, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Marie-Claude Geoffroy, Assistant Professor, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology and Canada Research Chair in Youth Suicide Prevention, McGill University, were recently featured in The Conversation, authoring the article Suicide prevention: Protective factors can build hope and mitigate risks.

Published on: 6 Apr 2023

The Cardiovascular Health and Autonomic Regulation Laboratory in the department of Kinesiology and Physical Education is looking to recruit participants for an exciting study!

DOES FOLIC ACID IMPROVE ENDOTHELIAL FUNCTION IN POST-MENOPAUSAL WOMEN?

WHAT: To investigate the efficacy of using folic acid supplementation to restore the vascular benefits of physical activity in postmenopausal women and age-matched men.

Classified as: call for submissions
Published on: 3 Apr 2023

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