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Karissa Leduc, ECP, Wins the Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship from the American Psychological Foundation

Karissa Leduc, a PhD candidate in the Human Development Program supervised by Dr. Victoria Talwar, has won the competitive Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship from the American Psychological Foundation.

This prestigious fellowship is awarded to promising young scholars to pursue innovative research in the area of child psychology.

Published: 31 Mar 2021

McGill Education Updates – Spring 2021: News About the Faculty's Strategic Initiatives and Priorities

McGill Education's Spring updates for alumni and friends of the Faculty helps to keep you informed of the great things we're doing, with news about the Faculty’s strategic initiatives and priorities, despite the challenges of the COVID-19 health crisis.

To subscribe to our e-newsletter contact Associate Director of Development, Rayna Goldman (rayna.goldman [at] mcgill.ca).

Published: 29 Mar 2021

Media Spotlight – Dr. Gordon Bloom, KPE, Featured on TSN's "Yes Guy"

KPE's Dr. Gordon Bloom was featured on TSN's "Yes Guy" (Episode 18 that aired on March 27th, starting at 15:30 timestamp) talking about today's issues in sports psychology. Aside from navigating the challenges of "sports life", professional athletes have the same personal life issues that most of us do, plus the added vulnerabilities of their job performance being scrutinized by journalists and everyday critics online.

Published: 29 Mar 2021

McGill Education Community Scheduled for 2FA April Set-Up

Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff,

Published: 29 Mar 2021

First images of magnetic fields at the edge of black hole in M87 Galaxy

The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration, which includes researchers from McGill University, who produced the first ever image of a black hole, has revealed this week a new view of the massive object at the centre of the M87 galaxy: how it looks in polarized light. This is the first time astronomers have been able to measure polarization, a signature of magnetic fields, this close to the edge of a black hole.

Published: 25 Mar 2021

Celebrity chef Bruno Feldeisen guest stars in baking-themed biology class at McGill

BIOL 201 students baked protein-shaped cookies so good even Chef Bruno Feldeisen from The Great Canadian Baking Show couldn't resist.

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Published: 24 Mar 2021

Two McGill Education DISE Students Selected for Pathy Foundation Fellowship

Two students from the Department of Integrated Studies in Education were selected for the Pathy Foundation Fellowship which provides community-focused experiential learning opportunities for exceptional young leaders to become active and effective change-makers. Eleven McGill fellows will join peers from St.

Published: 19 Mar 2021

It’s snowing plastic

The snow may be melting, but it is leaving pollution behind in the form of micro- and nano-plastics according to a McGill study that was recently published in Environmental Pollution. The pollution is largely due to the relatively soluble plastics found in antifreeze products (polyethylene glycols) that can become airborne and picked up by the snow.

Published: 17 Mar 2021

March 18 is the Day of the Three Minute Thesis!

2021 3MT/MT180 Competition

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is a global competition, founded by the University of Queensland in 2008, that cultivates graduate students' academic, presentation and research communication skills.

Published: 12 Mar 2021

Dr. Shaheen Shariff Comments on Women Front Line Workers (CTV News)

Dr. Shaheen Shariff, DISE, was recently interviewed on CTV News on the women who work in the front-line jobs in the fight against COVID-19 and how they have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic.

Published: 12 Mar 2021

Air pollution: The silent killer called PM2.5

Millions of people die prematurely every year from diseases and cancer caused by air pollution. The first line of defence against this carnage is ambient air quality standards. Yet, according to researchers from McGill University, over half of the world’s population lives without the protection of adequate air quality standards.

Published: 11 Mar 2021

The Undergraduate Poster Showcase 2021: The show must go on!

Office of Science Education Communications Assistant Brent Jamsa sat down with four students to discuss their upcoming presentations at the second annual Undergraduate Poster Showcase. This year, the highly-anticipated event will be hosted on March 16, 6-8 PM EST via Zoom. Register here to attend: https://mcgill.ca/x/odx.

Published: 9 Mar 2021

McGill Education Ranks 26th in the World!

According to Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), the world’s largest international higher education network, McGill’s Faculty of Education has ranked 26th in the world for the organization’s 2021 university subject rankings. Each of the subject rankings is compiled using four sources.

Published: 8 Mar 2021

Will climate change outpace species adaptation?

Many species might be left vulnerable in the face of climate change, unable to adapt their physiologies to respond to rapid global warming. According to a team of international researchers, species evolve heat tolerance more slowly than cold tolerance, and the level of heat they can adapt to has limits.

Published: 4 Mar 2021

Nancy Heath Tells CBC How to Help Kids Build Resilience

While kids may be resilient, the pandemic is testing the limits of that resilience.

Children and teens are dealing with a toxic cocktail of stressors and it's hurting them. According to a study from the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, 70 percent of children and youth surveyed experienced a deterioration of mental health in the first wave of the pandemic.

Published: 26 Feb 2021

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