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KPE's Dr. Shane Sweet is one of McGill’s newest Tier 2 CRC's

Congratulations to Dr. Shane Sweet on being awarded a Canada Research Chair in Participation, Well-Being, and Physical Disability (Tier 2).

Dr. Shane Sweet joined the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education as an Assistant Professor in August of 2013.

Published: 19 Jun 2019

Congratulations to KPE's 2019-2020 Graduate Student Awards Recipients

Congratulations to KPE Graduate Students Awardees of Canada Graduate Scholarship – Master’s Scholarships / Fond de Recherche du Québec Master’s and Doctoral Scholarships

 

SIOBHAN HENDERSON

Canada Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC) – Master’s Program

“Desired Coaching Interactions and Behaviors of Elite Individual Sport Athletes During Competition”.

Published: 4 Jun 2019

Making an IMPACT

Artists and researchers collaborate to address sexual violence. The McGill Reporter covered this new exhibit, In/Visible: Body as Reflective Site, spearheaded by Faculty of Education Professor Shaheen Shariff. Click here to read more...

Published: 27 Jun 2019

McGill Education Graduation in Pikogan Covered by CBC News

Nearly 60 Cree students their graduation from McGill University's Faculty of Education this past Saturday in Pikogan, Quebec. Our Office of First Nations and Inuit Education offers full-time and part-time teacher certification programs in Cree and Inuit communities in Quebec as well as in Kahnawake and Listuguj. Even though these students may be far away off campus, they are an important part of our Faculty and the McGill community. CBC's Susan Bell covered the story.

Published: 25 Jun 2019

Education Faculty Reaction to Bill 21

 

On June 19th, the Faculty of Education released this public statement in reaction to the Quebec Government's passing of Bill 21:

 

Published: 19 Jun 2019

Professor Gordon Bloom published a new book: Psychological Aspects of Sport-Related Concussions

Congratulations to KPE Professor Dr. Gordon Boom for his new book "Psychological Aspects of Sport-Related Concussions"

Recognition of concussion as a serious injury, informed by neurological and physiological research, is now commonplace in sport.

Published: 23 May 2019

Dr. Tyler Churchward-Venne, wins a FRQS Chercheurs-Boursiers Junior 1 award

The Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, congratulates Dr. Tyler Churchward-Venne, for winning a FRQS Chercheurs-Boursiers Junior 1 award;

The title of his FRQS Junior 1: "Atrophie musculaire induite par inactivité: une crise catabolique pour l'adulte âgé"

Published: 17 May 2019

Dr. Charlotte Usselman, wins a FRQS Chercheurs-Boursiers Junior 1 award

Congratulations to Dr. Charlotte Usselman, for winning a FRQS Chercheurs-Boursiers Junior 1 award in partnership with the FMCQ (Fondation des maladies du coeur et de l'AVC du Quebec) .

Published: 17 May 2019

KPE’s new PhD in Kinesiology Sciences program is ready for its first cohort of students in 2019-2020

New PhD in Kinesiology Sciences

PhD Opportunities available in:

• Biomechanics • Ergonomics • Motor Control • Sport, Exercise, and Health Psychology • Adapted Physical Activity • Exercise Physiology • Physical & Health Education For more information please contact our graduate program coordinator, grad.kpe [at] mcgill.ca (Catherine Klempa).

Published: 13 May 2019

Faculty Fellowships and Awards Winners Announced

The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the winners of the competitions for Fellowships and Awards for the 2018-2019 year.

Ellen Edith Grubb Stansfield Award for School-based Classroom Research ($900) 

Melissa Daoust/ KPE Masters

Published: 10 May 2019

Dr. Lee Schaefer wins the Faculty of Education Distinguished Teaching Award

The McGill Kinesiology & Physical Education Department congratulates Dr. Lee Schaefer for winning the Faculty of Education Distinguished Teaching Award.

Published: 7 May 2019

Dr. Dennis Jensen wins the Heather Reisman and Gerald Schwartz Award

The McGill Kinesiology & Physical Education Department congratulates Dr. Dennis Jensen for winning the Heather Reisman and Gerald Schwartz Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Published: 7 May 2019

Professor Julie Côté reappointed as Chair of KPE

Professor Julie Côté will be re-appointed as Chair of the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education. Professor Côté has served as Chair of the Department since 2016 and will be serving her second three-year term, effective June 1, 2019.

Published: 17 Apr 2019

Dean Dilson Rassier addresses the United Nations

On January 24, Dilson Rassier, Dean of the Faculty of Education, spoke at the United Nations’ headquarters in New York as part of the UN’s inaugural International Day of Education, telling delegates that knowledge is the key to a better world.

Published: 15 Feb 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Churchward-Venne on being selected to receive the 2019 ASN/ASN Foundation Awards - Peter J Reeds Young Investigator Award

The McGill Kinesiology & Physical Education Department congratulates Dr. Churchward-Venne, who has been selected to receive the 2019 ASN/ASN Foundation Awards - Peter J Reeds Young Investigator Award. Congratulations!

Published: 31 Jan 2019

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