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Two Human Resources positions available within McGill Education!

McGill Faculty of Education is expanding its Human Resources team and is looking to fill the positions of Staffing Advisor and Human Resources Administrator, working directly under the Human Resources Advisor and as part of the Dean’s Office unit.

Published: 31 Jan 2023

Media Spotlight: Gordon Bloom on Reducing Mental Health Stigma in Junior Hockey

For professional athletes, the pressures of competition and stigma surrounding mental health issues can be debilitating to the point where some are leaving the arena for good. Young hockey players are no exception. Fear of negative career repercussions can mean athletes avoid disclosing their mental health concerns.

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Published: 27 Jan 2023

Bell Let's Talk Day: Mental Health Advice from Dr. Marie-Claude Geoffroy

Dr. Marie-Claude Geoffroy (Educational and Counselling Psychology) is a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair known for her longitudinal research on youth suicide and for testing mental health promotion intervention. For Bell Let's Talk Day (January 25) we asked Dr.

Published: 25 Jan 2023

Job Post: GPS Academic Projects Officer

McGill's Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is seeking an Academic Projects Officer. This administrator provides advising, planning, policy and project support on a range of dossiers and initiatives led by Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. This includes providing support in the preparation of planning documents, project reports, briefing notes, data analysis and presentations. They play an essential role in the advancement of the priorities of the unit.  

Published: 24 Jan 2023

George Shi (TIE Lab) has a new publication in the Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

Congratulations to George Shi, on publishing in the Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine.

George Shi, recently published a paper titled "Outcomes of spinal cord injury peer mentorship: A community-based Delphi consensus approach" in Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine.

The publication can be accessed by clicking on the following link:

Published: 12 Jan 2023

Mentors in Memoriam: Douglas Riley

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of former McGill Kinesiology and Physical Education Department Chair, Douglas Riley. Native from St. John, New Brunswick, he passed away on June 8, 2022 at Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Halifax at 90 years old.

Published: 11 Jan 2023

Have a Cybersafe Holiday!

McGill IT has put together a list of tips and tricks for the holiday season to help keep your devices on the nice list and ward off any naughty cyber attacks.  Check out these four key tips and additional resources to help protect your digital world:


Published: 13 Dec 2022

Congratulations to KPE’s Chrissy Colizza for winning 3 awards highlighting her academic and athletic excellence!

Congratulations to Chrissy Colizza, 2nd year MA candidate (Supervisor: Dr. Gordon Bloom) for winning the Jean Beliveau Award, the Québec Foundation for Athlete Excellence Leadership Award, and the Dorothy Nichol Scholarship.

Published: 9 Dec 2022

Free cloud storage for students via Microsoft OneDrive

Did you know... McGill students have access to 1 TB FREE personal file space on OneDrive, Microsoft’s cloud file storage component of the Office 365 package.

Published: 9 Dec 2022

KPE End of Semester Update

The KPE graduate committee (KPEG) is excited to announce that they are currently organizing a food drive, where all items will be donated to a women’s shelter in Montréal at the end of the Fall 2022 semester. Students, staff, and faculty of the department of KPE are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to hallway 101-A in the Currie Gymnasium building. We would like to remind everyone that any donation helps, and we are thankful to those who have donated thus far.


Published: 30 Nov 2022

Sarkis Hannaian, KPE, wins best oral presentation at the 7th edition Metabolic Disorders and Complications (MeDiC) Research Day

Congratulations to KPE’s Sarkis Hannaian, 3rd year PhD Candidate (supervisor: Dr. Tyler Churchward-Venne), for winning best oral presentation at the 7th edition Metabolic Disorders and Complications (MeDiC) Research Day hosted by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC).

Sarkis won for his presentation titled:

Published: 18 Nov 2022

November 16th: World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Day

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a heterogenous lung condition characterized by chronic respiratory symptoms (breathlessness, cough, sputum production, exacerbations) due to abnormalities of the airways (bronchitis, bronchiolitis) and/or alveoli (emphysema) that cause persistent, often progressive, airflow obstruction. COPD is one of the top three causes of death worldwide, causing more than 3 million deaths in 2012, accounting for 6% of all deaths globally.

Published: 16 Nov 2022

KPE’s Exercise Metabolism and Nutrition Research Laboratory attends the 2022 CSEP Conference

Congratulations to Sarkis Hannaian, Milly Huang, and Freddie Seo of Dr. Tyler Churchward-Venne’s Exerise Metabolsim and Nutrition Research Laboratory, who attended the 2022 Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) conference from November 2nd-5th in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Published: 9 Nov 2022

Congratulations KPE Ph.D. Candidate Erika Renda, for Publishing in the Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology

Erika Renda, KPE Ph.D. Candidate, recently had her thesis research titled Sex-specific myoelectric manifestations of localized fatigue during a multi-joint repetitive task published in the Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. You can find the publication here.

Published: 7 Nov 2022

Dr. Julie Côté, KPE, Presents Keynote Presentation at the 47e Congrès International de la Société de Biomécanique in Monastir, Tunisia

Dr. Julie Côté, KPE, is the PI of the Biomechanics of Occupations and Sports (BOS) Laboratory. She presented on les Mécanismes des Troubles Musculosquelettiques (TMS) chez les hommes et chez les femmes: similitudes, différences, impacts. The congress took place from October 26-28th.

Published: 7 Nov 2022


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