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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



Canada Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC) – Master’s Program

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

Published: 4 Jun 2019

Annie Savard: Professor Honoris Causa

On May 24, 2019, Annie Savard was awarded by the title Professor Honoris Causa from UNIVERSITATEA OVIDIUS DIN CONSTANTA, in Romania. Annie Savard is associate professor at the Faculty of Education at McGill University.

Published: 4 Jun 2019

Government of Canada invests in McGill and youth-led research project tackling sexual and gender-based violence

Today at La rue des femmes de Montréal, the Honourable Marc Garneau Minister of Transport, announced on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of International Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, an investment of more than $4.49 million for research tackling gender-based violence in Canada.

Published: 31 May 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

Art/Science Workshops at the Redpath Museum

A joint initiative of the McGill Art Hive Artist-in-Residence Lou Sheppard, the P. Lantz fund for Excellence in Arts and Education, and the Redpath Museum at McGill, the workshops were meant to fill a gap in museum programming for pre-teen youth, and to provide opportunities to explore intersections between art and science for education students.

Published: 17 May 2019

Dr. Tina Montreuil discusses prevention of child anxiety on Radio-Canada

Dr. Tina Montreuil, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was interviewed on Radio-Canada's Bon pied, bonne heure! about her May 8th lecture on preventing anxiety in children at the "3rd Annual Public Health Day" organized by La Direction de santé publique de la Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine. 

Published: 17 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:

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

DISE Releases Statement on Bill 21

Statement on Bill 21, ​An Act respecting the laicity of the State (Loi sur la laïcité de l’État​), from ​the Department of Integrated Studies in Education and the Internships and Student Affairs Office in the Faculty of Education at McGill University​ ​adopted on April 18, 2019

Published: 24 Apr 2019

SPEAQ-TESL/BEALS Prize for Academic Excellence

Congratulations to Katherine Boyadjian recipient of the

SPEAQ-TESL/BEALS prize for academic excellence and professionalism for 2019 graduates

Published: 17 Apr 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