Congratulations to Nikki van Noord, PhD candidate in the the DKPE's Clinical Exercise & Respiratory Physiology Laboratory (Supervisor: Prof. Dennis Jensen), for receiving a graduate scholarship from the Quebec Respiratory Health Research Network.

Published on: 3 Oct 2023

Congratulations to Felix Girard, PhD candidate in the the DKPE's Clinical Exercise & Respiratory Physiology Laboratory (Supervisor: Prof. Dennis Jensen), for receiving graduate scholarships from the Canadian Lung Association and Quebec Respiratory Health Research Network.

Published on: 3 Oct 2023

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

The Faculty of Education welcomes back Dr. Julie Côté, newly appointed Director of the Sylvan Adams Sports Science Institute (SASSI) as she returns from her sabbatical (September 1). Dr. Côté has been a key leader in the establishment of SASSI and has previously served as Interim Director for the Institute and will continue to steer its research and collaborations across different sectors.

Classified as: SASSI, KPE
Published on: 1 Sep 2023

Faculty of Education alumnus, Eric San (B.Ed.'96) AKA "Kid Koala" was featured in McGill News, talking about his music career, his McGill days, and how he created a holistic music-influenced curriculum for his grade six class while student teaching.

Kid Koala, a pioneering innovator of turntable music, performed at student dorm parties while pursuing an Education degree at McGill.

Published on: 29 Aug 2023

On Wednesday, August 23rd, DISE Faculty Lecturer and recent PhD graduate Aron Lee Rosenberg was featured on CBC Radio Noon, discussing his newly released book about spending the year 2020 completely offline - even while completing the candidacy process for his PhD.

The book is called Jacking Out: A Journal of a Year Spent Offline, and was published by Rock's Mills Press.

Published on: 29 Aug 2023

A call for papers for a mini-special issue in the McGill Journal of Education on Bill 23.

The deadline to submit is October 31, 2023.

Published on: 21 Aug 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

When the inaugural cohort of the McGill Sustainability Education Fellows (SEF) gathered for their final event in May 2023, the presentation topics ranged from regenerative agriculture and sustainable supply chains to biodiversity in Barbados and how climate change impacts respiratory illnesses. While all 23 faculty and student participants shared the common goal of embedding sustainability in the curriculum, it was clear that a group representing seven faculties and 11 departments across two campuses offered a broad range of ideas for how to achieve that goal.

Published on: 16 Aug 2023

Office of First Nations and Inuit Education (OFNIE) student, Esther Elizabeth Tooma, was featured by CBC as being part of an all-female team that finished in second place at the Quebec Aboriginal Firefighters Competition last week. Tooma, a certificate student slated to graduate after the Summer 2024 Semester, only started training last year for the firefighter competition held in Listuguj, Quebec. 

Classified as: ofnie
Published on: 9 Aug 2023

Congratulations to philanthropist Sylvan Adams, the namesake of McGill's Sylvan Adams Sports Science Institute, who finished first in the Masters 65-69 age group of the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships in Scotland on Friday. This event, open to all athletes, had more than 1,800 riders from 68 countries competing for one of 20 gold medals and rainbow jerseys. Then on Monday, Adams also finished first in his age bracket in the championship’s individual time trial, winning by more than one minute on the 22-kilometer course. 

Classified as: SASSI
Published on: 8 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

From July 5-13, the Faculty of Education's Office of First Nations and Inuit Education (OFNIE) is hosting Summer Institute in the Education Building at McGill's downtown campus for students following OFNIE's in-community programs.

More than 8o OFNIE students from 17 different Inuit, Cree, Kanien'kehá:ka, and Naskapi communities from across (what is now) the province of Quebec.

Two courses are being offered: two sections of a course on teaching to diverse learners in the Indigenous classroom and another on using Indigenous art across the elementary school curriculum.

Classified as: Indigenous
Published on: 10 Jul 2023

In June 2023, McGill Education's Faculty, including Dilson Rassier, Dean, and Ariel Swan, Director of Development, attended the McGill Toronto Excellence Awards. The awards celebrate McGill alumni and friends who have made an impact in the Toronto community!

Photographed from left to right: Mabel Young MA’65, Ariel Swan MA’14, Robert Martellacci, Dilson Rassier, Ann Savege BA’69, Matthew Nichol BEd’98, Dr. Aman Iqbal

Published on: 20 Jun 2023


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