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Media Spotlight – KPE’s Laura Hallward, Interviewed on CTV News

Laura Hallward, recent PhD from the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, was interviewed on CTV News by Mitsumi Takahashi about her research on compulsive exercise. She defines compulsive exercise, talks about some research findings, and the main take-home messages she wanted to share with the public. Watch the full interview here.

Published: 14 Apr 2022

PhD Student Stephanie Leite, DISE, Awarded Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Congratulations to Stephanie Leite, a second-year PhD student with DISE's Leadership and Learning for Sustainability lab, who has been named one of the 2022 recipients of the prestigious Vanier CGS award. Vanier awards are granted to highly qualified doctoral students who demonstrate academic excellence, research potential, and leadership.

Published: 14 Apr 2022

Education Welcomes Emilee Bews as its First McCall MacBain Scholar

Emilee Bews will join 20 newly selected McCall MacBain Scholars from 17 Canadian universities pursuing graduate studies at McGill University in Fall 2022. McGill Education's first McCall MacBain Scholar, Emilee is completing a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Calgary and will pursue her MA, Education & Society within the Department of

Published: 13 Apr 2022

Call for Tender: International Partnership Consultant

McGill University's Faculty of Education is seeking proposals in order to award a contract to an Israel-based individual consultant who can help support new international partnerships, business development, philanthropy, and community engagement in Israel to advance the Faculty's strategic priorities.

Published: 11 Apr 2022

Congratulations Dr. Victoria Talwar, ECP, James McGill Professor Award Recipient and to Dr. Marie-Hélène Pennestri, ECP, William Dawson Scholar Award Recipient

McGill Faculty of Education wishes to congratulate Dr. Victoria Talwar on receiving the James McGill Professor Award and to Dr. Marie-Hélène Pennestri on receiving the William Dawson Scholar Award!

Published: 11 Apr 2022

Understanding Black Girls’ Experiences in Schools and Community Education

Adama Kaba of the Department of Integrated Studies in Education is one of the top 25 finalists in the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council’s 2022 Storytellers Challenge! This annual contest challenges postsecondary students from across the country to demonstrate—in less than three minutes or 300 words—how SSHRC-funded research is making a difference in the lives of Canadians.

 

Published: 7 Apr 2022

Media Spotlight – Jim Howden, OFNIE Assistant Director, Featured in McGill Tribune

Jim Howden, OFNIE Assistant Director, was featured recently in the McGill Tribune article, covering the office's current priorities, what their partnerships bring to Indigenous communities, and what role Indigenous leaders take in these partnerships.

Read the full McGill Tribune article here.

Published: 7 Apr 2022

Jason Dellatolla competing in McGill 3MT Finals

We are excited to announce that Jason Dellatolla, first year PhD student in Kinesiology Sciences, supervised by Dr. Lindsay Duncan, will be competing in the McGill University 3-Minute-Thesis Finals, today, on April 6th from 3-5pm. Jason is tasked with the challenge of presenting his research on innovative education and treatment approaches for mental health issues in no more than three minutes.

Published: 6 Apr 2022

Matthew Slopecki, KPE, Receives Mitacs Accelerate Doctoral Fellowship for Collaborative Project with Swimming Canada

Congratulations to Matthew Slopecki Ph.D. (c) (Biomechanics of Occupation and Sport Lab) who has been awarded a 3-year Mitacs Accelerate Doctoral Fellowship. He will be working with Swimming Canada to develop a fatigue/performance monitoring tool with the elite para-swimming team.

Through this collaboration greater knowledge will be gained for an under-researched population while developing a tool that will help to improve athletic performance.

Published: 4 Apr 2022

New Education Curriculum Resources Centre Hours for April

The Education Curriculum Resources Centre (ECRC) has new operating hours for April.

The Curriculum Resources Centre contains:

• Reserve Collection – material for your courses on short-term loan

• Curriculum teaching materials

• Children’s and Young Adult Literature Collection

• A/V collection

• Self service check out

Published: 1 Apr 2022

CHIME Outrigger telescopes boost search for fast radio bursts

In the quest to identify the origins of one of astronomy’s biggest mysteries – fast radio bursts (FRBs) – Canada’s world-renowned telescope, the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME), is getting backup.

Published: 30 Mar 2022

Media Spotlight – Philip S. S. Howard, DISE, Kevin Ah-Sen, PhD McGill Education, and Bryan Chan Yen Johnson, McGill Continuing Studies, Published in The Conversation

Philip S. S. Howard, McGill's Department of Integrated Studies in Education, Kevin Ah-Sen, McGill PhD Student in Education, and Bryan Chan Yen Johnson, McGill's School of Continuing Studies, have published an article about how the Ukraine refugee crisis has exposed racism and contradictions in the definition of human in The Conversation.

Published: 25 Mar 2022

Science students share their passion with school students across Québec

McGill students participated for the first time this year in École en réseau and Cœur des sciences, two programs that provide programming for elementary and secondary school students across Quebec.  Read about  McGill students Jeremy Dawkins and Kirsten Crandall's engaging collaborations with  École en réseau and Cœur des sciences in McGill dans la ville's article 

Published: 22 Mar 2022

Psychology Experts on the Anxiety of the Lifting COVID Restrictions

"Just as the pandemic experience differed for different people, emerging from it won't be the same for everyone", reads the subheader of a recent Montreal Gazette article that had psychology experts weighing in on the uneasiness felt by the general public, resulting from Quebec's abrupt lifting of COVID health and safety protocols. McGill Educational and Counselling Psychology's Tina Montreuil was a featured commentator for the story.

Published: 14 Mar 2022

McGill24 Raises $3.95 Million in Seventh Annual Day of Giving

Thank you to McGillians near and far for demonstrating the power of coming together for a common cause. Each of us has a reason to give, and on March 9, 2022, the global McGill community showed why it feels inspired to make a difference. Your extraordinary generosity over the span of just 24 hours will have a lasting impact on the next generation of learners and leaders, equipping them to address the global challenges we see unfold every day.

Published: 11 Mar 2022

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