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Professor Lajoie cited in Hill Times opinion piece

In a recent opinion piece to the Hill Times Online, SSHRC President Ted Hewitt praises Professor Susanne Lajoie's research: "Lajoie is making it possible for children to learn in more meaningful ways with the help of technology," writes Hewitt.

Published on : 10 Nov 2015

Le Devoir interviews ECP's Professor Susanne Lajoie

Dr. Susanne Lajoie, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was interviewed this week by Francophone newspaper Le Devoir. 

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Published on : 29 Oct 2015

University Affairs reports on @AcademicsSay phenomenon

Higher education news source University Affairs interviewed Professor Nathan Hall, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, about his experimental social media account @AcademicsSay this week. "His Twitter presence is part pastime, part social media experiment and a catalyst for his investigation into the subject of psychological well-being in academia," writes Shawna Wagman of UA. In July of this year

Published on : 27 Oct 2015

New York Times speaks to Dr. Derevensky regarding internet gambling, fantasy sports betting

"Today, young men, the most susceptible to becoming problem gamblers, are using the internet to risk thousands of dollars daily on sports without the legally mandated safeguards that casinos and regulated sports books must follow," writes the New York Times in a recent article discussing the rising phenomenon of online fantasy sports betting. 

Published on : 20 Oct 2015

Education researchers awarded Tri-Council, provincial grants in 2014-15

The Faculty of Education is pleased to felicitate the numerous researchers who were awarded open Tri-Council and provincial research grants for their work in the 2014-2015 competition year. Please find below a complete list of each grant's principal investigator, co-applicant(s), and title:

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Published on : 13 Oct 2015

New professors join Educational and Counselling Psychology

The Faculty of Education is pleased to welcome three new professors to our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology: Drs. Adam Dubé, Chiaki Konishi and Tina Montreuil.

Published on : 16 Sep 2015

ECP's Dr. Talwar quoted in VICE article "My First Grade Teacher Used to Beat Me..."

Dr. Victoria Talwar, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been cited by Vice in the recent article "The Ruler: My First Grade Teacher Used to Beat Me and I Am Only Seeking Help Now".

Published on : 20 Aug 2015

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