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Workshop for College Instructors from UAE

 

The McGill International Institute of Education (MIIE) in cooperation with AFAQ for Leadership Development in the United Aram Emirates (UAE) completed a month-long course on “Course Design and Teaching Development” for 20 college level instructors. The program was offered in a blended learning format with regular virtual sessions between June 2nd and June 30th and intense face-to face instruction in Abu Dhabi, which included microteaching, from June 16th to June 20th.

Published: 30 Jun 2022

$12.7 Million for McGill Research from the Fonds de recherche du Québec

Tackling climate change and preserving biodiversity a key priority for McGill and Quebec

The Fonds de recherche du Québec announced its latest rounds of funding earlier this month in support of research, training, and initiatives to tackle major societal challenges—including climate change and biodiversity loss.

Published: 30 Jun 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Mindy R. Carter, DISE, for Published New Book "Smallest Circles First"

Dr. Mindy R. Carter, PhD from the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, has published a new book "Smallest Circles First: Exploring Teacher Reconciliatory Praxis through Drama Education" which is now available from University of Toronto Press.

Page count is 186 and is available to order: ISBN 9781487523831

Published: 22 Jun 2022

Philip Cutler, BEd’13, Created Company that Provides Access to Quality Help for Middle School and High School Students

McGill’s Faculty of Education, Philip Cutler, BEd’13, created the company Paper, which he co-founded with Roberto Cipriani, BSc’08. It quickly became one of the largest online tutoring services in the U.S., hired by public school districts in over 30 states, as well as four provinces in Canada, to assist their students (mostly middle school and high school).

Published: 16 Jun 2022

Dr. Angelica Galante, DISE, Appointed President of the Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics

Dr. Angelica Galante, Assistant Professor in Language Education at the Department of Integrated Studies in Education and Director of the Plurilingual Lab, has been appointed President of the Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics/L’Association canadienne de linguistique appliquée (ACLA).

Published: 14 Jun 2022

A biological super glue from mistletoe berries?

Each mistletoe berry can produce up to two metres of a gluey thread called viscin. It allows the seeds of this parasitic plant to stick to and infect host plants. Since ancient times, mistletoe berries have been explored as treatments for everything from infertility and epilepsy to cancer. But, until now, no one has fully investigated the potential medical or technical uses of the glue itself.

Published: 14 Jun 2022

QS World University Rankings: McGill Ranked Canada’s top university

McGill has been named Canada’s best university, according to the 19th edition of the QS World University Rankings, released today by global higher education analysts QS Quacquarelli Symonds. The University was ranked 31st university in the world. This year’s QS World University Rankings is the largest ever, with over 1,400 institutions across 100 locations, up from 1,300 last year.

Published: 9 Jun 2022

McGill Flag Lowered to Honour Hannah Wallace

Friday, June 3, 2022 — McGill University lowered its flag today to honour the memory of Hannah Wallace. Hannah, a U3 student in the Bachelor of Education Secondary English program, passed away suddenly on May 4, 2022. She was known to have been a talented teacher, writer, and gentle soul.

Remembering Hannah Wallace

Published: 3 Jun 2022

Marie-Claude Geoffroy, ECP, Awarded Principal’s Prize for Outstanding Emerging Researchers

Professor Marie-Claude Geoffroy, of the Department of Educational & Counselling Psychology, has been awarded the Principal’s Prize for Outstanding Emerging Researchers. Administered by Research and Innovation, the prize honours researchers across all disciplines.

Published: 2 Jun 2022

Decoding the language of immune responses

Fever, cough, sore throat – symptoms in the spotlight in the era of COVID-19 – are just some of the tell-tale signs of our body’s immune system kicking into action against an unwanted intruder. Whether triggered by an infection, an allergen, or a vaccine, immune responses are driven by a complex array of cellular processes that can play out over several days or even weeks.

Published: 2 Jun 2022

Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish Receives McGill Education's Honorary Doctorate

Congratulations to Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, recipient of McGill Education's Honorary Doctorate.

Dr. Abuelaish, is a physician, researcher, and educator who was raised in a Gaza refugee camp.

A changemaker and champion for Israeli-Palestinian peace, he shared his philosophies with Education’s graduates.Watch Dr. Abuelaish's speech here.  

Published: 1 Jun 2022

Gabriel Venne wins Leo Yaffe Award

The recipient of the Leo Yaffe Award for 2022 is Gabriel Venne, assistant professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology. The award is given each year to recognize a faculty member for superior teaching at the undergraduate level in the Faculty of Science.

Published: 30 May 2022

Congratulations to Equity & Community Building Award Winners, Dr. Ada Sinacore, ECP, and Professor Jake Burack, McGill Youth Study Team

Dr. Ada Sinacore, of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Professor Jake Burack, of the McGill Youth Study Team, have been awarded the Equity & Community Building Award. Now in its 10th year, the award recognizes the work of students, faculty and staff committed to advancing equity and diversity at McGill.

Published: 25 May 2022

ECP Researchers, Professors Shanna Williams and Victoria Talwar, Tackle Youth Loneliness and Technology Dependence

McGill professors receive grant to explore the correlation between technology dependence, youth loneliness and the risk for exploitation.

Published: 19 May 2022

Dr. Chiaki Konishi and her Team (SED-RG) Recognized as the Distinguished Guest for the National Day Reception on the Anniversary of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan

Dr. Chiaki Konishi, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has recently been invited and attended as the distinguished guest for the National Day Reception on the Occasion of Anniversary of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan in recognition of her and her team's (Social-Emotional Research Group [SED-RG]) research and community contributions.

Published: 19 May 2022

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