Congratulations to Stephanie Leite, a second-year PhD student with DISE's Leadership and Learning for Sustainability lab, who has been named one of the 2022 recipients of the prestigious Vanier CGS award. Vanier awards are granted to highly qualified doctoral students who demonstrate academic excellence, research potential, and leadership.
2022 Vanier Scholar, Kelsey Huson, from the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was the recipient of Canada’s most prestigious graduate awards, for traditional healing and culture-related substance use disorder treatment transformations due to the COVID-19 pandemic: Impact on Indigenous patients and communities.
The Connections lab at McGill University has developed a survey to gain the perspective of school teachers and educators on the barriers teachers face when implementing Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) in their classrooms, in addition to assessing their knowledge of and level of access to Evidence Based Practices (EBPs) and social justice practices in the classroom. Who can participate? Canadian elementary and high school teachers.
This is an invitation to participate in Asra Milani’s doctoral research exploring the experiences of survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV) also known as domestic violence about accessing and using psychological and social support services for IPV. This study is supervised by Dr. Ada Sinacore and explores both survivors and service providers’ views.Criteria to participate in the study include anyone who:
Congratulations KPE Ph.D. Candidate Erika Renda, for Publishing in the Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology
Erika Renda, KPE Ph.D. Candidate, recently had her thesis research titled Sex-specific myoelectric manifestations of localized fatigue during a multi-joint repetitive task published in the Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. You can find the publication here.
Dr. Julie Côté, KPE, Presents Keynote Presentation at the 47e Congrès International de la Société de Biomécanique in Monastir, Tunisia
Dr. Julie Côté, KPE, is the PI of the Biomechanics of Occupations and Sports (BOS) Laboratory. She presented on les Mécanismes des Troubles Musculosquelettiques (TMS) chez les hommes et chez les femmes: similitudes, différences, impacts. The congress took place from October 26-28th.
A celebratory evening was held to celebrate the graduation of the 28 locals who completed their McGill University Bachelor’s of Education studies on October 22. The graduates were a part of a special program where they studied in the Kahnawake, with instructors from the community.
Read the full Kahnawake News article here.
Watch the livestream of the Fall 2022 Convocation Ceremony.
For more information on Convocation, visit McGill's Graduation and Convocation website.
The McGill Mindfulness Research Lab is recruiting participants for a two-part paid study (compensation is $50) that will take place in-person at McGill University. The first part of the study takes place online (maximum 1.5h time commitment), and the second at our lab in the Education Building (maximum 1.5h time commitment).
Dr. Victoria Talwar, ECP, on Three Steps to Teach Children About Honesty in Greater Good Magazine and Parenting Translator
Dr. Victoria Talwar, from the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, writes about the three steps to teach children about honesty and how to help kids get better at telling the truth, in this Greater Good Magazine article. She was also recently interviewed on Parenting Translator.
The SED-RG is inviting students between the ages of 18 and 25 you are invited to participate in online study that evaluates the effectiveness of a program to promotes social inclusion among students. The program will begin in January 2023, but from now until December 2022 students can indicate their willingness to participate by completing the pre-test survey.What does participation entail?
PARTICIPATE IN RESEARCH FOR UP TO $100 IN COMPENSATION Dr. Marie-Claude Geoffroy's research team is in search of participants for a walking for well-being research project in the vicinity of downtown Montreal! Interested in participating? Please email us at walkingintervention.mtl [at] gmail.com
Dr. Shaheen Shariff, DISE, Dr. Christopher Dietzel, and Safia Amiry are working on an edited collection about the social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The goal of this collection is to identify and analyze ongoing and emerging pandemic-related challenges and develop realistic guidelines and suggestions for a post-pandemic world.
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Women in PhD programs reported more distress and disruptions than male counterparts early in the pandemic
Doctoral work, by its nature a journey into uncharted territory, can be an uphill, lonesome slog at the best of times. Throw in a global pandemic’s uncertainty and isolating lockdowns – including no access to labs, libraries or even fieldwork – and it is little wonder that doctoral students were sending out distress signals. Recently, a team of Quebec researchers conducted an exploratory study on the effects the pandemic had on doctoral students.