For the 13th year in a row, Maclean’s magazine has ranked McGill as the top university in Canada among institutions in the medical-doctoral category.
McGill's Faculty of Education is pleased to welcome five new tenure-track professors to our academic ranks this year: Drs. Blane Harvey, Jordan Koch, Joseph Levitan, Caroline Temcheff and Dennis Wendt.
Professor Nathan Hall, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was recently interviewed by Acfas (Association francophone pour le savoir) regarding the use of social media by academics.
Dr. Caroline Temcheff, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP), has launched a website for the Healthy Development Laboratory: www.mcgill.ca/healthydev. The research laboratory is a collaborative effort between ECP and Université de Sherbrooke's Département de psychoéducation.
Launch of the 2016 Centraide campaign including co-chairs, Ollivier Dyens, Deputy Provost (Student Life and Learning), centre with sunglasses; and Dilson Rassier, Dean of the Faculty of Education, in white McGill sweatshirt. / Photo: Owen Egan
Today, the Royal Society of Canada announced 70 new members to The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, including seven McGill scholars, three of whom are with our Faculty of Education. With seven members, McGill has more new inductees this year than any other university in the country.
Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky was awarded the Lifetime Research Award by the U.S. National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), in recognition of his exceptional achievements in the field of gambling research. Dr. Derevensky is Director of the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviours at McGill University's Faculty of Education,
Victoria Talwar, Professor with our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been named the winner of the 2017 David Thomson Award for Graduate Supervision and Teaching. The award acknowledges outstanding contributions to promoting graduate student excellence through supervision and teaching by a faculty member who has been supervising for 10 years or more.
Professor Marie-Hélène Pennestri, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has received a grant from the Association Québécoise pour la Santé Mentale des Nourrissons (AQSMN). In May, 2017, she was presented with the Bourse Professionelle Yvon-Gauthier on behalf of the AQSMN.
RESEARCH NEWS- The faculty is pleased to announce that the following paper has received an American Mensa Education & Research Foundation and Mensa International Limited Award for Excellence, 2017, for Research on Human Intelligence and Intellectual Giftedness:
The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that Fiona Benson has been appointed as Associate Dean, Academic Programs, effective July 1st, 2017. In this position she will be responsible for the governance of academic programs across the Faculty, and coordinating and facilitating the monitoring, evaluation and development of academic programs.