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Education Students Monica Shank Lauwo and Rasel Babu Earn Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship and Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship

Two students from the Faculty of Education have earned a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship and Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship.

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship:

Published: 7 Jun 2024

Welcome Message from the Dean / Message d'accueil du doyen

Dear members of the Faculty of Education Community,

I am so proud and excited to begin my term as your Dean (as of June 1, 2024). In this first message, I wanted to share with you my vision for our Faculty and tell you a bit about my background.

Published: 3 Jun 2024

Valedictorian Taylinn Chang, KPE, Interviewed in the McGill Reporter

“Since my first months at McGill, I’ve slowly learned to extend the incredible compassion and community-building that my classmates have imparted to me. The creation of togetherness in every class, club, or team has been pivotal in building who I am now, and I am happily a part of a Rube Goldberg machine that inspires the next generation to flourish. As we graduate, we leave connected and ready to improve the lives around us.”

Published: 31 May 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

Mike Auksi, Fifth-Year Doctoral Candidate in KPE, Featured in Innovation.ca Article

Mike Auksi, Anishinaabe and Estonian, is a fifth-year doctoral candidate in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, connected to Lac Seul First Nation and Pelican Lake hockey team, and played for the Lac Seul Eagles and Stars hockey teams.

Published: 28 Mar 2024

KPE’s U-Sports 2022-2023 Academic All-Canadian Award Winners Announced!

Congratulations to the KPE recipients of U-Sports 2022-2023 Academic All-Canadian Awards:

Published: 26 Mar 2024

Call for Research Participants: Paid Study in Endurance Runners

Participate in this study to investigate the acute independent effects of dietary protein supplementation on bone metabolism in healthy adults aged 18-35 years participating in high-volume endurance running.

Duration: One baseline visit followed by two trials of 2 days each (approximately 15 hours total).

Criteria: 1) Must be between the age of 18 - 35 years old 2) Running at least 40 km/week the past 6 months

Published: 25 Mar 2024

Participate in a Research Study on Bone Health & Exercise Behaviours in Diabetes

Looking for adults aged 50 and above diagnosed with either Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes to participate in a research study.

Participation involves one audio-recorded interview conducted via Microsoft Teams or by phone.

Published: 25 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

Celebrating International Women’s Day with McGill’s Female Deans

How McGill’s Leaders #InspireInclusion

Friday, March 8 is International Women’s Day, marking the achievements of women and serving as a call to action for accelerating women’s equality.

This year’s theme is Inspire Inclusion – a message exemplified by McGill’s female leaders. At the moment, 10 of McGill’s 14 deans are women; three are the first to ever to lead their Faculty.

Published: 8 Mar 2024

Caitlin Mazurek's Successful Doctoral Defense in KPE

On Friday, February 23, Caitlin Mazurek successfully defended her multidisciplinary PhD thesis titled "Knowledge creation and translation in sports biomechanics: applications in ice hockey."

Her research includes work on hockey skating coordination, academic and industry research partnerships in sports science, and implementing biomechanical analyses with a remote First Nation hockey team.

She is now working with the Tampa Bay Rays as a performance science intern.

Published: 6 Mar 2024

Matthew Slopecki Presents Innovative Wearable Technology Research to Aid Team Canada Paralympic Swimmers

Matthew Slopecki, Ph.D. candidate in the Biomechanics of Occupation and Sports Lab, recently presented his research on an innovative wearable technology approach to quantify performance and fatigue related changes in the movement patterns of Paralympic Swimmers.

He presented at both the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports "Mid-Year Symposium" and Institut National du Sports du Québec's conference series "The Ingenuity Behind the Performance".

Published: 1 Mar 2024

BOS Lab's Luke Spagnuolo Receives Gord Sleivert Young Investigator Award

Luke Spagnuolo has received The Gord Sleivert Young Investigator Award at the 2023 Sport Innovation Conference.

Luke received this award for his thesis project examining muscle fatigue in USports rowers which he presented at the conference in Halifax.

Published: 7 Feb 2024

Silar Gardy of KPE Receives RSBO Fellowship Award

Silar Gardy, PhD candidate in the the DKPE's Musculoskeletal Health & Physical Activity (MPAct) Laboratory (Supervisor: Dr. Jenna Gibbs), has received a research fellowship from the RSBO Network (Réseau de recherche en Santé Buccodentaire et Osseuse).

Silar's research aims to understand the role of nutrition and exercise in preventing bone fragility in endurance-trained individuals and athletes.  

Published: 2 Feb 2024

Indigenous Hockey Summit – October 2023 in Tiohntià:ke

In October 2023, a team of Indigenous hockey players, advocates, researchers, and change makers gathered here at McGill University in Tiohntià:ke/Montréal for a three-day Summit on Indigenous hockey.

Published: 29 Jan 2024

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