Doctoral work, by its nature a journey into uncharted territory, can be an uphill, lonesome slog at the best of times. Throw in a global pandemic’s uncertainty and isolating lockdowns – including no access to labs, libraries or even fieldwork – and it is little wonder that doctoral students were sending out distress signals. Recently, a team of Quebec researchers conducted an exploratory study on the effects the pandemic had on doctoral students. They discovered distress was much higher among female doctoral students, who also reported higher rates of disruption in their research progress.

Published on: 6 Oct 2022

On Orange Shirt Day/National Truth and Reconciliation Day, September 30, McGill Faculty of Education held its fourth annual Skátne Entewathahíta / We Will Walk Together event.

Published on: 5 Oct 2022

In partnership with the Douglas Research Centre, Dr. Marie-Claude Geoffroy (Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology) has released an inciteful video introduction to The effects of walking in nature on negative and positive affect in adult psychiatric outpatients with major depressive disorder: A randomized-controlled study. Dr. Marie-Claude Géoffroy is a Canada Research Chair in Youth Suicide Prevention.

Published on: 22 Sep 2022

Based on analyses of publication trends in five well-respected flagship journals, a new article in Educational Psychology Review identifies Dr. Krista Muis as one of the top-producing scholars in the field of educational psychology and Dr. Kristy A. Robinson as one of the top-producing early career scholars in educational psychology.

Get the full study details here.

Published on: 15 Sep 2022

Dr. Adam Dubé, ECP, was featured in Study International, talking about the Discovery Tour series project with Ubisoft. Dubé created curriculum guides for teachers and students to relive the rich historical and cultural settings of the Assassin’s Creed game franchise.

Published on: 1 Sep 2022

Congratulations go out to all of the Faculty of Education 2022 Fellowship Winners:

Dr. Gauri Shankar GUHA – ECP

Meiting Chen   $1,000

Jackie Kirk Fellowship – ECP

Kim Abi Zeid Daou   $7,800

Jackie Kirk Fellowship – DISE

Shamnaz Arifin Min   $7,800

Jackie Kirk FIELDWORK – DISE   

Lea Abi Zeid Daou   $7,000

Published on: 30 Aug 2022

Dr. Victoria Talwar, Chair and Professor of the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, was recently interviewed on the Podcast, Dr. M’s Women and Children First Podcast, to discuss her new book, The Truth About Lying.

It is a wide ranging conversation about the state of lying currently as well as what parents can do to reduce it while helping children find their best moral and honest selves.

Published on: 15 Aug 2022

Professor Marie-Claude Geoffroy, of the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, has been awarded the Principal’s Prize for Outstanding Emerging Researchers. Administered by Research and Innovation, the prize honours researchers across all disciplines.

Published on: 2 Jun 2022

Dr. Ada Sinacore, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Professor Jake Burack, of the McGill Youth Study Team, have been awarded the Equity & Community Building Award. Now in its 10th year, the award recognizes the work of students, faculty and staff committed to advancing equity and diversity at McGill.

Published on: 25 May 2022

McGill professors receive grant to explore the correlation between technology dependence, youth loneliness and the risk for exploitation.

Published on: 19 May 2022

Dr. Chiaki Konishi, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has recently been invited and attended as the distinguished guest for the National Day Reception on the Occasion of Anniversary of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan in recognition of her and her team's (Social-Emotional Research Group [SED-RG]) research and community contributions.

Published on: 19 May 2022

On May 5th members of the Faculty of Education launched a four-part series of live, interactive seminars to assist Ukrainian teachers, psychologists and support staff in helping people, particularly children, deal with the horrific consequences of the on-going war. Professor Emerita, Alenoush Saroyan, Director of the McGill International Institute of Education, created the series at the request of Dean Dilson Rassier. In 2021, Dr. Saroyan created a similar series to support educators in Armenia during the conflict with Azerbaijan.

Classified as: MIIE
Published on: 6 May 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Bassam Khoury of the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, on receiving McGill Education’s 2022 Heather Reisman and Gerald Schwartz Award for Excellence in Teaching!

Dr. Khoury’s excellent track record of student research success, his commitment to student supervision, as well as his enthusiasm for education and mentorship were all factors that lead to him being this year’s award winner.

Published on: 3 May 2022

Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier has announced the 2022 winners of the Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement through MediaStephanie Zito, a PhD candidate in the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology, was announced as the winner of the Prize for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows for her work in using socia

Classified as: mental health, social media, Principal's Award
Published on: 21 Apr 2022

Emilee Bews will join 20 newly selected McCall MacBain Scholars from 17 Canadian universities pursuing graduate studies at McGill University in Fall 2022. McGill Education's first McCall MacBain Scholar, Emilee is completing a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Calgary and will pursue her MA, Education & Society within the Department of Integrated Studies in Education. Connecting with her Indigenous heritage, she volunteers a

Classified as: education, indigenous mcgill, McCall MacBain Scholars
Published on: 13 Apr 2022


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