Steven Shaw, ECP, Interviewed by CJAD's Andrew Carter on the Effects of the Teacher Strike on Children

Steven Shaw, ECP, spoke to Andrew Carter on CJAD800 about the effect of the teacher strikes on children and what can be done about it.

Worried about your kid’s studies during teacher strike? Listen to the interview to learn what you can do.

CJAD800 Interview with Steven Shaw
Published: 1 Dec 2023

Professor Julie Côté Receives a University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Education's 2023-24 Alumni Award

Professor Julie Côté, KPE and SASSI, was recently announced as a winner of the University of Wisconsin-Madison's School of Education 2023-24 Distinguished Alumni Awards. The award recognizes alumni across the 10 Departments of the School, which ranks among the top 3 Education schools in the United States, who have made outstanding contributions to their field.

Published: 1 Dec 2023

Rachel Shapiro Wins First Place Blitz Presentation at the 8th Edition Metabolic Disorders and Complications (MeDiC) Research Day

KPE’s Rachel Shapiro, 2nd year MSc Candidate (supervisor: Dr. Jenna Gibbs), won the first place blitz presentation at the 8th edition Metabolic Disorders and Complications (MeDiC) Research Day hosted by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC). Rachel won for her presentation titled: Identifying Perceived Barriers, Preferences, And Information Needs Related To Exercise For The Management Of Bone Health In Older Adults With Diabetes

Published: 30 Nov 2023

A first look inside Li-ion batteries

What if you could charge your electric vehicle in the same amount of time it takes to fill a tank of gas?  

In a new paper published today in Joule, researchers from McGill University and the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM) announced the development of a novel method that enables researchers to peer inside Li-ion batteries and, for the first time, track the physical processes that take place in both the liquid and solid parts of the battery cells as they happen.  

Published: 28 Nov 2023

Empowering Inuit Voices Within a Global Context: Decolonizing Second Language Learning in Nunavik

This research study conducted by an Inuit researcher explores how colonized Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities decolonized their ESL education. Notably, the examination reveals a significant absence of studies addressing this issue within the Inuit context. Recognizing this gap, the researcher develops a framework for decolonization based on Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, Inuit traditional knowledge.

Published: 28 Nov 2023

Aron Lee Rosenberg, MA’19, PhD’23, and his Year without Internet Featured in McGill Alumni News

Most PhD candidates don’t spend a year shunning their topic of doctoral study. But that’s sort of what Aron Lee Rosenberg, MA’19, PhD’23, did when he decided to spend an entire year offline to better understand the impact of the internet. Rosenberg deliberately doesn’t mention Covid in the book. We all know it happened. And though the pandemic accelerated many online trends, it wasn’t the cause.

Published: 21 Nov 2023

Rustum Choksi: Winner, Principal’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching (Full Professor)

Students coming from high school often arrive with specific – and mistaken – expectations of the mathematics classroom. In Rustum Choksi’s courses he emphasizes a pedagogical paradigm shift, whereby mathematics is not about memorization nor symbolic manipulations and calculations but rather a beautiful and diverse discipline which is often a means to understanding our complex world.

Published: 20 Nov 2023

Martin Grant earns Morty Yalovsky Lifetime Achievement Award

Early in his career in physics, Martin Grant thought he had it all figured out.

“When I started, I said to myself ‘well, this is good. Nobody’s going to tell me what to do,” said Grant, Emeritus James McGill Professor and former Dean of the Faculty of Science. “I’ve got the world’s greatest postdoc – me – and I’ll be able to do all the projects that I want to do pretty much by myself.”

Published: 20 Nov 2023

Tailynn Chang Makes the Principals Student-Athlete Honour Role

BOS Lab’s very own Tailynn Chang has been named to the Principals Student-Athlete Honour Role for 2022-2023. This Recognition is bestowed upon varsity athletes who have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Tailynn is a member of McGill’s varsity Women’s Rugby team and is pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology Honours. She is researching the effect of sex, fatigue, and inter-session learning among athletes in jump landing tasks. Congratulations Tailynn!

Published: 20 Nov 2023

The Hackathon returns to McGill campus

On November 3-5th, the McGill Physics Hackathon held its eighth annual event in person at the Rutherford Physics Building. The event attracted around 150 hackers, from CEGEP and undergraduate backgrounds, who joined forces to produce spectacular projects.

Congratulations to all those who participated!

Published: 20 Nov 2023

Q&A with Jason Hessels, Canada Excellence Research Chair in Transient Astrophysics

In a ceremony today at Simon Fraser University, the Honourable Terry Beech, Minister of Citizens’ Services, announced that Professor Jason Hessels has been named the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Transient Astrophysics at McGill University.

Published: 16 Nov 2023

McGill receives three Canada Excellence Research Chairs

The results of the 2022 Canada Excellence Research Chairs competition were announced this morning at Simon Fraser University by the Honourable Terry Beech, Minister of Citizens’ Services. The announcement was made on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry and Ted Hewitt, President of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, and Chair of the Tri-agency Institutional Programs Secretariat Steering Committee.

Published: 16 Nov 2023

Sixteen McGill researchers among the world’s most cited

Sixteen McGill researchers have been included on the Highly Cited Researchers™ (HCRs) list, as published by Clarivate. To be included in the prestigious list, researchers must rank in the top 1 per cent worldwide for their fields and publications in the Web of Science index.

Published: 15 Nov 2023

McGill Physics Hackathon attracts students from high schools, CEGEPs, and universities

On November 3, the McGill Physics Hackathon kicked off its eighth annual event. Over the course of 24 hours, spread over three days, participants formed teams and took over the Rutherford Physics Building in a friendly computer programming competition. The goal? Use any programming language to demonstrate a concept or phenomenon in the physical sciences.

Published: 15 Nov 2023

Cognitive Development Course

The goal of this course is to critically examine developmental theory, with a specific focus on cognitive development, from historical, empirical, cultural perspectives.

Published: 10 Nov 2023


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