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Professor Dennis Jensen named Canada Research Chair in Clinical Exercise and Respiratory Physiology

Dennis Jensen, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, has been named Canada Research Chair, Tier 2, in Clinical Exercise and Respiratory Physiology.

Published on : 11 May 2017

Bernard Lapointe honoured with CSPCP Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Bernard Lapointe, Eric M. Flanders Chair in Palliative Medicine, Director of Palliative Care McGill University and Chief of Palliative Care Services at the Jewish General Hospital has been selected as the 2017 winner of the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians (CSPCP) Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his sustained and lasting contribution to palliative medicine and to the CSPCP.

Published on : 08 May 2017

Doc Work research team launches new website

Founded in 2006, Doc Work is a global research team that examines career trajectories of post-PhD researchers, both in and out of the academy. Led by Professor Lynn McAlpine of McGill University's Faculty of Education, the Doc Work team represents researchers around the world in Canada, Austria, China, UK, and the US. The newly launched DocWork site features ongoing research and findings of the team’s longitudinal study of academic work, development, and identity. 

Published on : 27 Apr 2017

Stirring the pot - a profile of the Department of Family Medicine's Mark Ware

The Department of Family Medicine's Dr. Mark Ware is profiled in a feature story in the spring edition of Pain Pathways Magazine, where he explores the potential of marijuana for pain management as well as McGill's online graduate certificate in chronic pain management. Read the story here. 

Published on : 24 Apr 2017

Announcing the winner of the McGill - Freie Universität Berlin Funding Program for Joint Research Workshop

Saurabh Mishra, Associate Professor of Marketing at McGill University and Sascha Raithel, Professor of Marketing at Freie Universität Berlin are the first recipients of the McGill - Freie Universität Berlin Funding Program for Joint Research Workshops for their workshop “Brand Failure, Perceived Threat, & Brand Performance”. The next call for joint workshops under this program will be in September.  

Published on : 21 Apr 2017

Lindsay Duncan recognized as William Dawson Scholar

McGill University's Faculty of Education is glad to announce that Professor Lindsay Duncan, of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, has received recognition as a William Dawson Scholar. This esteemed internal recognition is conferred by the university upon "a scholar developing into an outstanding and original researcher of world-class caliber who is poised to become a leader in his or her field, similar to that of a CRC Tier 2 chair holder," and is effective from May 1, 2017.

Published on : 10 Apr 2017

Alain Breuleux, Bronwen Low awarded SSHRC Connection Grants

Professors Alain Breuleux, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP), and Bronwen Low, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), have received Connection Grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada.

Published on : 07 Apr 2017

Jeffrey Derevensky appointed as James McGill Professor

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that Professor Jeffrey Derevensky, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has received the prestigious James McGill Professor award.

Published on : 06 Apr 2017

McGill's Macdonald Campus in Ste-Anne gets funding boost

McGill University’s Macdonald campus in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue received some good news last Friday when the Quebec government made two funding announcements that will help boost the Faculty of Agricultural Environmental Sciences. Read more in The Gazette  

Published on : 05 Apr 2017

Student captures 2nd place in NSERC - Science, action! competition

Congratulations to M.Sc. candidate Émile Brisson-Curadeau (Supervisor: Prof. Kyle Elliott, NRS) for capturing second place in "NSERC -" Science, action!" competition contest for "La sentinelle des mers".  ABOUT ÉMILE

Published on : 05 Apr 2017

Dr. Howard Bergman re-appointed Chair, Department of Family Medicine

We are pleased to announce the re-appointment of Dr. Howard Bergman as Chair of the Department of Family Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine, McGill University. Dr. Bergman has led the department through a period of expansion since 2012, including in its residency program, which is now the largest within the Faculty.

Published on : 03 Apr 2017

DISE's Mela Sarkar, Dawn Wiseman awarded SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grants

Mela Sarkar and Dawn Wiseman, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), were recently awarded Knowledge Synthesis Grants by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada.

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Published on : 03 Apr 2017

ECP's Tara Flanagan is promoting inclusive education with SPARC (Social Policy, Advocacy, Research Community)

(the following extract is from Dialogues, newsletter of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University, Faculty of Education,

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Published on : 28 Mar 2017

Tanveer Ahmad appointed Executive Director of the Centre for Research in Air and Space Law

The Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL) is pleased to announce that Md. Tanveer Ahmad has been named Executive Director of the Centre for Research in Air and Space Law (CRASL).

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Published on : 27 Mar 2017

Appointment of Jon Salsberg at University of Limerick, Ireland

Dear colleagues, Jon Salsberg will be leaving the Department of Family Medicine to take up a permanent position as Senior Lecturer (associate professor equivalent) in Primary Care, at the Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick, Ireland. Jon’s major task in the first couple years of this new appointment will be to create and launch an MSc/PhD program in public and patient involvement in primary care research.

Published on : 27 Mar 2017