Faculty of Education news
Young students get a taste of McGill By Jean Murray, McGill Reporter, April 23rd, 2015 A line of eager students formed outside SNAX – the student-run cafe in the Arts building – expectantly waiting to grab a cookie in between classes.
The Faculty of Education’s OFFERING office recently hosted Rebecca Reich, Business Development Officer of Mitacs Canada. Mitacs Canada is a national non-profit research organization that funds research and training programs by building partnerships between universities and industry, across the country and internationally.
Please be advised that the planned renovation of EDUC-129, the Jack Cram Auditorium, begins April 22nd, 2015. Facilities, Operations and Development (FOD) have mandated AGL Construction to carry out the construction project, projected to be completed by August 2015.
Concussions are a top-of-mind issue in hockey To build a better helmet is a complex issue, says McGill expert By Neale McDevitt Published April 13, 2015, McGill Reporter
Award winners, donors, staff and Education faculty members gathered Tuesday, March 31st to honour students selected for Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards during the 2014-15 academic year. The event marked an opportunity for students to meet face-to-face with the donors who have contributed to their academic pursuits. All in attendance were reminded of the great impact that these generous awards can have on the life, career and development of the fortunate recipients.
Dr. Shaheen Shariff, associate professor with the Dept. of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), and Director of McGill’s Define the Line research program, spoke to the Montreal's Gazette about misogyny in the public domain.
Sandy Stanutz, a postdoctoral fellow with the McGill Youth Study Team, along with her mentors, Professors Jacob A. Burack and Eve-Marie Quintin from the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, have been awarded a Grammy Foundation Grant for their research on the links between music and autism.
McGill’s annual Bravo gala is a time to celebrate the best of the best in McGill’s research community by recognizing those researchers who have been awarded major provincial, national and international prizes. This year, Professor Russell Hepple, Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, was among those recognized. The Montreal General Hospital Foundation awarded him the 2014 Nesbitt McMaster Award for Excellence in Medicine and Surgery.
Five students in the Faculty of Education's Department of Integrated Studies have collaborated to create the illustrated children’s book Nelly’s Really Very Bad Day. TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) students Cho Yeung Lee, Valerie Nguyen and Jessica Gibson worked with Kingergarten/Elementary Education students Demeka Fa and Erin Lieberman. Cho Yeung Lee explained some of the motivation and aspirations behind the project:
Dr. Marina Milyavskaya of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was interviewed recently for Ideas that Move You, a selection of current articles on active living brought to you by the Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health.
Source: McGill News Alumni Magazine, Mar. 06, 2015 by Shannon Palus, BSc’13 Questions & Answers: The Sexting Generation
The Research Exchange Forum events have been relaunched to promote faculty-wide research sharing. These regular events, open to all, are intended to support the transdisciplinary research culture within the Faculty, and to provide an informal hub where faculty and graduate students’ ongoing research can be discussed.
A newly published study headed by Ross E. Andersen’s team at his Health and Fitness Promotion Laboratory, housed in McGill’s Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, highlights the need for physical activity for those who have undergone the increasingly popular practice of bariatric surgery.
A new committee of cyberbullying experts formed under Quebec’s Minister of Family and Minister of Public Safety will include Dr. Shaheen Shariff of McGill's Department of Integrated Studies in Education, details a recent infodimanche article.
Three students from the Faculty of Education at McGill received recognition for their excellence at the recent RSEQ awards: Kelsie Moffatt, Leslie Oles and Marie-Phillip Lavoie. Source: McGill Athletics, March 3, 2015 By: Earl Zukerman