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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

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

Louis-Philip Guindon [KPE] wins the Jean Béliveau Athletic Award

Congratulations to Kinesiology and Physical Education graduate student, Louis-Philip Guindon for receiving the Jean Béliveau Athletic Award!

His research title is: "Examining Breathing Patterns during Common on-ice Movement Patterns in Male Hockey Goaltenders".

Louis-Philip Guindon is completing his MSc in Exercise Physiology and plays goaltender for McGill University Men’s Ice Hockey Team.

Published: 14 Dec 2020

KPE's Yasmine Coovadia receives a "Dean's Excellence Fellowship"!

Congratulations to KPE's Yasmine Coovadia, M.Sc., for receiving a Dean's Excellence Fellowship!

At the start of 2020, a new funding opportunity was developed by the Dean’s Office to recruit high-caliber PhD students. Each Department was granted a multi-year fellowship package, each totaling $55,000, to be awarded to incoming doctoral students.

Published: 14 Dec 2020

Fall 2020 Sports Science Project Grants Awarded to Dr. Dilson Rassier and Dr. Tyler Churchward-Venne

McGill’s Sports Science Institute (SSI) at the Faculty of Education awarded the Fall 2020 Sports Science Project Grants to Dr. Dilson Rassier for his project “From Gene to Sports Performance: The Genetic Basis of Muscle Mechanical Properties” and to Dr.

Published: 11 Dec 2020

To teachers, with love: Elementary school teacher Mary Marsh leaves a historic bequest for Education students after a lifetime of giving

They may not know it yet, but McGill’s student teachers are getting a big boost from a kindred spirit.

The late Mary Marsh, DipEd’42, a Grade 1 teacher at Rosedale School in Montreal for most of her career, has left more than $4.8 million in her will to support students in the Faculty of Education through a suite of awards – an investment that couldn’t have come at a better time for a profession deeply marked by the pandemic.

Published: 9 Dec 2020

New CoLab spurs innovations in pedagogy: Valuable support from The Molson Foundation will bolster a novel approach to education

A new partnership between McGill’s Faculty of Education and Trafalgar School for Girls – known as the CoLab – aims to advance collaborative research that will address the evolving needs of both educators and students. Unlike traditional laboratory schools at Oxford, Columbia, UCLA and the University of Chicago, which operate as an adjunct to a university, this new venture will be a true partnership, the first of its kind in Canada.

Published: 9 Dec 2020

Matthew Slopecki of KPE has a new publication

Congratulations to Matthew Slopecki on his new publication "Is sex a proxy for mechanical variables during an upper limb repetitive movement task? An investigation of the effects of sex and of anthropometric load on muscle fatigue " in BMC https://rdcu.be/cbu6T.

Published: 30 Nov 2020

Celena Scheede-Bergdahl, KPE, and Gabrielle Belloir, U2 Kinesiology, at MEDtalks 2020: Aging in Today’s World

Over 20 people tuned in on November 12 for MEDtalks 2020: Aging in Today’s World, a lecture series featuring Dr. Celena Scheede-Bergdahl, KPE, and Gabrielle Belloir, U2 Kinesiology and co-vice president Informational Outreach at MEDLIFE McGill.

The event was hosted by MEDLIFE McGill, an annual event intended to provide the McGill community with an opportunity to learn about current medical issues on both a local and global scale.

Published: 19 Nov 2020

Faculty Launches New Video for B.Ed. Students

For fourth-year B.Ed. students approaching the end of their programs, knowing what path to take after graduation can be challenging. Whereas many B.Ed. grads are eager to pursue careers in teaching, training, pedagogy, youth programming, or other employment sectors, others may not feel ready to join the job market just yet. Some students may want to broaden their knowledge and skillsets, become more specialized, or expand their career opportunities.

 

Published: 18 Nov 2020

Fall 2020 Virtual Convocation - Master's and Doctoral Graduates of KPE

On behalf of the Dept. of Kinesiology & Physical Education, Congratulations to all our Master's and Doctoral Graduates! Read More >>
Published: 10 Nov 2020

Meaghan Osborne starts her undergraduate honors thesis at the TIE lab

October 1st, 2020, Meaghan Osborne starts doing her undergraduate honor thesis at the TIE lab. Her thesis looks at the theoretical basis of physical activity maintenance. Let's know more about Meaghan and her research:

Published: 9 Nov 2020

AV Loans Updated Hours and Reminders

Faculty of Education AV Loans Service Update

Please be aware that that AV Loan Service pickup and return service hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays ONLY from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM in room 328 of the Education Building (3700 MacTavish). To reserve any equipment, please follow these protocols:

 

Step #1: Reserve Equipment

Published: 2 Nov 2020

Media Spotlight – Gordon Bloom on The Coach's Road Podcast

Dr. Gordon Bloom, Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, talks team-building, team cohesion, and sports psychology on The Coach's Road, a podcast out of Finland.

Listen to the podcast here: TheCoachsRoad/Team-Building-and-Cohesion-with-Gordon-Bloom

Published: 28 Oct 2020

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