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Sue Harrison in charge of French courses for McGill HSS students

Sue Harrison is now the person in charge of the French courses for McGill HSS students at McGill French Language Centre (FLC) replacing Hélène Riel-Salvatore, who recently retired from her position. Previously, Sue was part of the  winning team behind Dialogue McGill’s Self Study Workbooks.

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Published: 9 Feb 2018

Everyone has a voice…

By Shalor Toncray on January 2, 2018

The human voice is an amazing thing. It’s capable of making us laugh, cry, and feel a broad range of emotions. While it’s far from the only way to impart messages or portray emotions, our lives would be lacking if every person were to fall eternally silent....

Published: 7 Feb 2018

2nd place in the Speech Communication Poster Competition

Two SCSD Ph.D students tied for 2nd place in the Speech Communication Poster Competition at the 174th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, held in New Orleans December 4-8, 2017.

Sarah Colby - for her poster: Inhibitory and lexical frequency effects in younger and older adults’ spoken word recognition

AJ Orena  - for his poster: Segmenting words from bilingual speech: evidence from 8- and 10-month-olds

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Published: 21 Dec 2017

Global ‘goo-goo’: What baby talk sounds like around the world

Some scientists argue that baby talk not only helps infants acquire language, it helps parents form a positive emotional bond with their babies, said Linda Polka, a professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at McGill University in Canada.

To read the article: http://fox6now.com/2017/12/10/global-goo-goo-what-baby-talk-sounds-like-around-the-world/

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Published: 11 Dec 2017

McGill delivers voice training workshops for transgender students

Article from Med e-News

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Published: 29 Nov 2017

Celebrating Faculty of Medicine award winners

Article from http://publications.mcgill.ca/medenews/2017/11/29/celebrating-faculty-of-medicine-award-winners-2/

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Published: 29 Nov 2017

Kanwar Anit Singh Saini: winner of the 2017 Alumni Award of Merit for the School of Communication Sciences & Disorders

By Sophia Blankenhorn

Photo: Brooke Wedlock

When CBC Radio’s Metro Morning announced Kanwar Anit Singh Saini, MSc(A)’11, as a nominee for ‘Torontonian of the year’ in 2016, it came as a “huge surprise” to Saini.

Perhaps it shouldn’t have.

Since moving to Toronto from his native Montreal, Kanwar Anit Singh Saini, MSc(A)’11, a speech language pathologist (SLP), has found many novel ways to give back to his community.

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Published: 11 Oct 2017

Doctoral student Adriel John (AJ) Orena wins the Raymond H. Stetson Scholarship in Phonetics and Speech Science

Doctoral student Adriel John (AJ) Orena wins the Raymond H. Stetson Scholarship in Phonetics and Speech Science

This award was established through a grant to the Acoustical Society Foundation in 1998 to honor the memory of Professor Raymond H. Stetson, a pioneer investigator in phonetics and speech science. The purpose of the scholarship is to facilitate the research efforts of promising graduate students.  

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Published: 27 Jul 2017

Dr. Li-Jessen wins the Rosemary Wedderburn Brown Prize

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Published: 14 Jun 2017

Dr. Elin Thordardottir wins the CJSLPA Editor's award

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Published: 18 May 2017

Dr. Nicole Li-Jessen is named as CRC

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Published: 14 May 2017

Wikipedia Teaching Initiative in SCSD

Click here to read the article.

English:

http://publications.mcgill.ca/medenews/2017/03/23/mcgill-students-develop-wikipedia-page-on-transgender-voice-therapy/

French:

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Published: 27 Mar 2017

Postdoctoral Opportunities 2017-18

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Published: 9 Nov 2016

Graduation Supervision & Skillsets

1.  Grad Supervision website: The newly updated Supervision website provides comprehensive evidence-based information about supervision best practices, policies, roles and responsibilities, and resources for both students and supervisors.

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Published: 5 Oct 2016

McGill and Safe Space

McGill is dedicated to provide its community with the safest environment possible.

 

While the events depicted in this video are extremely unlikely, we need to make sure that everyone is ready to respond if such a dramatic event was to occur.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSnNZttgjk0&feature=youtu.be

 

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Published: 14 Sep 2016

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