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Victoria Talwar, ECP and Interim Dean, Interviewed for Adult/Children Screen Time on CTV News

Dr. Victoria Talwar, Canada Research Chair in ECP and the Faculty of Education's Interim Dean, was interviewed on CTV News on the screen times of both adults and children, and the effects it can have on kids.

Published: 27 May 2024

Faculty of Education's Kevin Ah-Sen and R. Nanre Nafziger Presented with Equity and Community Building Awards

On May 15, 2024, Thomson House Ballroom hosted the annual Equity and Community Building Awards Ceremony. The awards highlight the work of students, faculty, and staff committed to advancing equity, diversity and community building at McGill.

Published: 23 May 2024

Dr. Bassam Khoury, ECP, Interviewed by CBC Kids News for Mental Health Week

CBC Kids News contributor Sabrina Erin interviewed Dr. Bassam Khoury, ECP, for Mental Health Week, to learn about what compassion actually means and how it can make a difference in kids' lives.

Published: 10 May 2024

Dr. Kristy A. Robinson, ECP, Honoured with CPA President’s New Researcher Award

Dr. Kristy A. Robinson, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has received the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) President’s New Researcher Award.

She will accept the award at this year's CPA convention in Ottawa (June 21-23), where she will also deliver an invited talk on her work.

This award recognizes the exceptional quality of her contributions to psychological knowledge in Canada as an early career researcher.

Published: 9 May 2024

ECP's Dr. Armando Bertone speask with SidLee about Neuodiversity, Education, and Research.

Dr. Armando Bertone, ECP, was recently interviewed by Sid Lee Montreal's Sid Stories, discussing Neurodiversity, Creativity, Education and Research.

Dr. Bertone and his colleague Jesse Heffring, Director of Development of Summit School, talked about the different programs and creative outlets available to neurodivergent learners attending Summit School, a place where research and creativity co-exist.

Published: 7 May 2024

Dr. Tina Montreuil, ECP, Invited to Provide Expert Testimony to the House of Commons

Dr. Tina Montreuil, ECP, has been recognized by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health as one of Canada’s Difference Makers.

This honour led to Dr. Montreuil’s selection as an expert witness, invited to present before Canada’s parliament on April 8, 2024.

Published: 26 Apr 2024

Appointment of a New Education Dean

From the Office of the President: (Français a suivre.)

On behalf of Provost and Executive Vice-President (Academic) Christopher Manfredi, I am pleased to also announce the appointment of Professor Vivek Venkatesh as the new Dean of the Faculty of Education. This follows an extensive, international search conducted by the Advisory Committee for the Selection of the Dean of the Faculty of Education.

Published: 26 Apr 2024

CBC Features Dr. Krista Muis, ECP: TikTok Math Lessons using DeepFakes Raise Concerns over Misinformation and Edutainment

In an interview with CBC News, Dr. Krista Muis, ECP, discusses the use of deepfakes to foster learning in mathematics. Math lessons from deepfakes with Dr. Drake and Queen Elizabeth are buzzing on TikTok. But do they foster learning and understanding of complex mathematics concepts?

Published: 23 Apr 2024

Kristy A. Robinson, ECP, Honoured for Significant Early Career Contributions to Research on Motivation and Learning

Kristy A. Robinson, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, received two awards at this year's meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA).

From the AERA Motivation in Education Special Interest Group, she received the Wilbert C. McKeachie Early Career Award for Motivation in Education Research, and from AERA Division C (Learning and Instruction), she received the Outstanding Early Career Scholar Award.

Published: 15 Apr 2024

Victoria Talwar, ECP, Publishes Paper in Developmental Psychology on Children's Honesty Promotion Techniques

Victoria Talwar, ECP Professor, Faculty of Education Interim Dean, and Lab Director of the Talwar Child Development Research Lab, recently published a paper in Developmental Psychology that investigates the effects of honesty promotion techniques on children of different ages.

Published: 3 Apr 2024

Online Survey on Moving Beyond “Good vs. Evil”

Participate in Study on Moving Beyond “Good vs. Evil”

The Science and Practice in Psychology research lab is inviting university students to participate in a brief ANONYMOUS survey approved by McGill’s Research Ethics Board.

Help them find out which potentially controversial socio-political topics could be discussed in the university context.

Published: 22 Mar 2024

Dr. Tasmia Hai, ECP, Recipient of 2024 IMPaCT Salary Award

Dr. Tasmia Hai, Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, is a recipient of 2024 IMPaCT Salary Award.

Published: 18 Mar 2024

The Impact of Changing the Clocks: TVA Interview with Dr. Marie-Hélène Pennestri

TVA spoke to Dr. Marie-Hélène Pennestri, pediatric sleep expert from the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, about the impact of daylight savings time on our circadian rhythm, our alertness, and our physical and mental health. Could napping help with the adjustment? Hear expert advice about turning the clocks ahead and the effects of missing an hour of sleep: https://www.tvanouvelles.ca/videos/6348684078112

(Interview available in French only.)

Published: 12 Mar 2024

Interim Dean's Message about Ensuring a Peaceful Campus

(This message was sent by email on March 11th at 8:28 a.m. to the Faculty's list of students, course instructors, and admin/support staff.)

Dear Education Community,

I am writing as a follow-up to the message sent by President Saini on Friday.

Published: 11 Mar 2024

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