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Teen suicide prevention during COVID-19

Teen suicide prevention during COVID-19: How parents and kids can have honest and safe conversations

“School or no school, it won’t matter.”

“Young people’s issues are minor compared to those of adults.”

Published: 28 Jan 2021

Book Launch: Teaching with Purpose by Karen Cohen-Gazith, ECP

Discover 7 Essential Principles of Great Teaching

The most effective teachers are those who are both purposeful and intentional in their daily work. Built on seven well-researched principles, this resource outlines how new and veteran teachers can thoughtfully cultivate a rich learning environment conducive to the success of every student.

Published: 26 Jan 2021

DISE Student Andrea Brazeau Continues to Lobby for Internet Services for Inuit Communities

McGill Student Urges Legault to Follow Up On High-speed Internet Campaign Promise

Inuit communities still lack access to high-speed internet

by Catey Fifield of The McGill Daily

Published: 26 Jan 2021

Study Reveals Difference in Parents' Sleep Patterns: Global TV Coverage

Mothers with multiple children report more fragmented sleep than mothers of a single child, but the number of children in a family doesn't seem to affect the quality of sleep for fathers, according to a study from McGill University.

Published: 25 Jan 2021

Bronwen Low Shares Views about Education on ICI Manitoba (Radio-Canada)

Sunday, January 24th was the International Day of Education. This annual social action holiday was proclaimed by UNESCO in an effort to raise awareness about education's role in promoting peace and social justice throughout the world. Radio-Canada's ICI Manitoba news program interviewed DISE's Dr.

Published: 25 Jan 2021

Faculty Experts on International Day of Education | January 24, 2021

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed January 24 as the International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for peace and development. The theme of the 3rd International Day of Education is ‘Recover and Revitalize Education for the COVID-19 Generation’. Now is the time to power education by stepping up collaboration and international solidarity to place education and lifelong learning at the center of the recovery.

Published: 22 Jan 2021

Divided by geography, yet united by the same love of rocks!

Have you been wondering how to increase equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) within your McGill communities? If yes, you may be inspired by reading about an event that one department, Earth and Planetary Sciences, has initiated as a way to open conversations and to learn what it’s like to be an international graduate student in Canada. Perhaps you’ll even have ideas about activities that would benefit your own department.

By Meghomita Das

Published: 19 Jan 2021

Dr. Victoria Talwar: Worry Less About Your Children's Screen Time (Globe and Mail)

As we continue to navigate pandemic life, the question of "healthy screen time" continues to be debated, particularly concerning child users. Screen time has helped provide a useful social outlet when face-to-face interactions are so limited but do parents have a cause for concern?

Published: 18 Jan 2021

A ‘super-puff’ planet like no other

The core mass of the giant exoplanet WASP-107b is much lower than what was thought necessary to build up the immense gas envelope surrounding giant planets like Jupiter and Saturn, according to a Canadian-led team of astronomers, including McGill University Professor Eve Lee.

Published: 18 Jan 2021

Expert Advice on Kids and Screens During COVID Lockdown

Children’s screen time has long been a contentious issue for the modern parent. The situation has become more challenging during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published: 15 Jan 2021

As oceans warm, large fish struggle

Warming ocean waters could reduce the ability of fish, especially large ones, to extract the oxygen they need from their environment. Animals require oxygen to generate energy for movement, growth and reproduction.

Published: 13 Jan 2021

Faculty Mobility for Partnership Building Program Grants

Grants available for faculty at Canadian postsecondary institutions Important:  Please contact the International Engagement Unit - international.provost [at] mcgill.ca - to obtain the application form, budget sheet and privacy statement.  

Published: 13 Jan 2021

Sustainability Projects Fund: Green Labs Program

From McGill Office of Sustainability: 

The Green Labs Expansion is a $50,000 envelope of SPF funding to assist labs on McGill campuses to adopt sustainable best practices learned from previous Sustainability Projects Fund projects. Approved funding will be available to teams for one year to assist them in creating a proof of concept to secure long-term funding for these practices.

Published: 13 Jan 2021

Drummond Foundation Research Grant Awarded to Dr. Jenna Gibbs - KPE

Congratulations to Dr. Jenna Gibbs, Assistant Professor in McGill's Kinesiology and Physical Education (KPE) Department, who was recently awarded a Drummond Foundation Research Grant supported by the Drummond Foundation and the John R. McConnell Foundation.

Published: 12 Jan 2021

ECP's Ada Sinacore Elected as CPA's New President

McGill Education and the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP) are proud to announce that the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) board has elected ECP's Professor Ada L. Sincore as President for 2021-2022. The CPA posted the following announcement, highlighting Professor Sinacore:

Published: 12 Jan 2021

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