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Congratulations to Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship Recipients Michelle Smith, DISE, and Melanie Wisener, ECP!

Michelle Smith, , Integrated Studies in Education, and Melanie Wisener, Educational and Counselling Psychologym are two of the 2021 recipients of Canada’s most prestigious graduate awards, 2021 Vanier Sholars, exemplifying academic excellence across the full range of disciplines.  

Published: 22 Jul 2021

KPE Graduate Maximilien Van Haaster (BSc '16) Among 20 McGillians Headed to Olympic Games in Tokyo

Congratulations to Maximilien Van Haaster (KPE, BSc '16) who joins a 20-member entourage of McGill University students and graduates headed to Tokyo to serve in an official capacity at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, July 23 to Aug. 8.

Published: 22 Jul 2021

Looking for Volunteers for Research Study: Exploring the Exercise-Body Image Relationship in Women Aged 45-75

Exploring the exercise-body image relationship in women aged 45-75 years: A cross-sectional study

We are looking for volunteers to take part in a research study that explores the role of exercise in managing body image and health behaviours in women aged 45-75 years.

Published: 19 Jul 2021

Ahzum Mujaddid and Jaycie Triandafilou Awarded Scholarship Supplement from Quebec Respiratory Health Research Network

Congratulations to Ahzum Mujaddid and Jaycie Triandafilou, both MSc (Exercise Physiology) candidates in Prof. Jensen's Clinical Exercise and Respiratory Physiology Laboratory, for being awarded a scholarship supplement from the Quebec Respiratory Health Research Network.

Published: 19 Jul 2021

Jeffrey McKenzie elected Fellow of the Geological Society of America

Jeffrey McKenzie, Chair of McGill's Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences, has been elected a Fellow of the Geological Society of America (GSA). In its citation, the GSA noted:

Published: 14 Jul 2021

OSE First-Year Student Panel

By Catherine Wang

Published: 8 Jul 2021

Cell structure previously associated with disease actually improves brain function

Researchers at McGill University have shown that a brain cell structure previously thought to be pathological in fact enhances cells’ ability to transmit information and correlates with better learning on certain tasks.

Published: 8 Jul 2021

DISE Professor Bronwen Low and Second Year B.Ed Student Jana Naguib Featured in Our Schools/Our Selves

In the latest issue of Our Schools/Our Selves, two articles were published related to Law 21.

One is a first person account written by second year B.Ed student Jana Naguib on her feelings about the Law as a Teacher Education student who wears hijab.

The other, co-authored by DISE Professor Bronwen Low and colleagues with the OFDE, reports on the findings of a province-wide survey on the impact of Law 21 on faculties of education.

Published: 7 Jul 2021

Faculty of Education's COVID-Related Research

Throughout the pandemic, there has been much discussion about COVID's health implications, vaccine efficacy, and evolving safety measures, but COVID's impact goes far beyond medical research. For more than a year, COVID has affected our daily lives in multiple facets and McGill's Faculty of Education has been at the forefront of researching COVID's societal impacts.

Published: 6 Jul 2021

Virtual Eurêka Festival launches!

The 2021 Eurêka Festival launched on June 30th, 2021, and McGill Outreach is participating! L'Archipel Virtuel is the first digital edition of the festival.

Published: 6 Jul 2021

Principal's Prize for Public Engagement through Media: BrainReach is runner-up!

The 2021 Principal's Prize for Public Engagement through Media winners and runners-up were named in April, including Faculty of Science outreach group BrainReach. 

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Published: 5 Jul 2021

Family Science Day continues McGill’s community outreach tradition

McGill's science outreach groups celebrated McGill's Bicentennial with an all day event that drew in over 200 participants to 16 activities and talks. 

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Published: 5 Jul 2021

Faecal records show Maya population affected by climate change

A McGill-led study has shown that the size of the Maya population in the lowland city of Itzan (in present-day Guatemala) varied over time in response to climate change. The findings, published recently in Quaternary Science Reviews, show that both droughts and very wet periods led to important population declines.

Published: 30 Jun 2021

Dr. Dianne Macdonald, ECP, Receives the 2021 Holland Bloorview Pursuit Award

Co-supervisors Eve-Marie Quintin and Gigi Luk (Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology) are thrilled to announce that their student, Dr. Dianne Macdonald, is a 2021 Holland Bloorview Pursuit Award recipient.

Published: 29 Jun 2021

Dr. Philip S.S. Howard presented with the Carrie M. Derick Award for Graduate Supervision and Teaching

With convocation being virtual again this year, McGill Education still found ways to create dialogues within our community. Dr. Philip S.S. Howard was presented with the Carrie M. Derick Award for Graduate Supervision and Teaching at the June 2021 virtual ceremony.

As a mentor, and social justice expert, we asked Dr. Howard if he had a few words of wisdom to share with the Class of 2021.

 

Published: 23 Jun 2021

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