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Letting go can boost quality of life

A new study by Carsten Wrosch of Concordia University and Catherine Sabiston of McGill’s Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education found that breast cancer survivors who were able to let go of old exercise goals and set new ones increased their level of physical activity and showed an improved well-being overall.

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Published on : 23 Apr 2012

Self-Injury Website Developed by Dr. Nancy Heath Featured in the Montreal Gazette

The Montreal Gazette featured an article about the Self-Injury Outreach and Support website that was co-developed by ECP's Dr. Nancy Heath and was launched early last week.

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Published on : 13 Apr 2012

The new frontier: online support for those who self-injure

New website offers help and information for recovery from self-injury

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Published on : 02 Apr 2012

Dr. Dilson Rassier named William Dawson Scholar

Dr. Dilson Rassier has been named a William Dawson Scholar in recognition of his outstanding research in muscle biophysics. The William Dawson Scholar Award recognizes outstanding and original researchers of world-class caliber who are poised to become leaders in their areas of expertise.

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Published on : 02 Apr 2012

McGill University Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health

A new university research center spearheaded by the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education was approved by Senate on March 21 and by the Board of Governors on March 27, 2012. The McGill University Research Centre for Physical Activity and Health will welcome members from across the university to collaborate in exploring the links between physical activity and health.

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Published on : 02 Apr 2012

Dr. Nathan Hall, Recipient of the 2011 CPA President's New Researcher Award

Congratulations to Dr. Nathan Hall, Professor of the Learning Sciences Program here at ECP who was honored with the Canadian Psychology Association President's New Researcher Award for 2011!

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Published on : 26 Mar 2012

Dr. Lisa Spanierman named Fritz and Linn Kuder Early Career Scientist/Practitioner Award Winner for 2011-2012!

Dr. Lisa Spanierman, Professor in the Counselling Psychology Program of Educational and Counselling Psychology was honored with The Fritz and Linn Kuder Early Career Scientist/Practionner Award for 2011-2012!

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Published on : 26 Mar 2012

SIS presentations @ EGSS conference: (e)Merging Knowledges: Classroom, Community, Culture

Congratulations to all School of Information Studies faculty and Masters of Library and Information Studies (MLIS) students who presented at the 2012 EGSS Conference. View the full article for more information on presenters and topics.

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Published on : 09 Mar 2012

SIS @ iConference: MLIS student Emily Kozinski & Dr. Carolyn Hank receive honour for poster "Removing Records Documenting Acts of Violence and Atrocities from the Archive"

Emily Kozinski, MLIS II student, presented a poster “Removing Records Documenting Acts of Violence and Atrocities from the Archive" (Emily Kozinski, McGill University; Carolyn Hank, McGill University) at the recent 2012 iConference in Toronto. The poster was among those which received the Best Poster Runners-Up mention.

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Published on : 24 Feb 2012

Dr. Karyn Moffatt receives Young Network Investigator Award to research communication and information needs of families navigating hospice care

Dr Karyn Moffatt, School of Information Studies Assistant Professor, was awarded a Young Network Invesigator Award by the Graphics, Animation, and New Media Network of Centres of Excellence (GRAND-NCE) to support her work investigating the communication and information needs of families navigating hospice care.

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Published on : 24 Feb 2012

Prof. Shaheen Shariff wins Facebook Digital Citizenship research grant

McGill Faculty of Education Professor Shaheen Shariff has been named as one of four worldwide recipients of Facebook’s first Digital Citizenship research grants – a $50,000 (U.S.) award that will support her Define the Line project, designed to help reduce cyber-bullying and promote responsible digital citizenship.

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Published on : 14 Feb 2012

The Big Fat Truth about Exercise: Webcast of Dr. Steven Blair

A webcast is now available for the Bloomberg Manulife Prize Roundtable held January 12, 2012 with guest speaker and prize winner, Dr. Steven Blair, University of South Carolina.

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Published on : 13 Jan 2012

Lotteries worldwide encourage adults to give responsibly

The annual Holiday Campaign, through the collaborative partnership of the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors at McGill University and the National Council on Problem Gambling in Washington, D.C., highlights the risks of giving lottery tickets and scratch cards as holiday gifts to minors.

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Published on : 12 Dec 2011

DISE Talks! Call for Proposals

We are now accepting proposals for DISE Talks! - a new forum for members of the DISE community, both students and faculty, to come together and share their work on research and/or pedagogy.

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Published on : 25 Jul 2011