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.
The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce that Professor Nancy Heath has been appointed as the Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, effective June 1st, 2017.
Sepehr Pouresa, a third-year B.Sc. Kinesiology student with our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, and Isabelle Leduc-Cummings, second year M.A.
This week the Faculty of Education recognizes the teaching excellence of Professors Ada Sinacore and Eve-Marie Quintin, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP).
Shalini Sivathasan, PhD student in with our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP), has contributed an article to the South Asian Autism Awareness Centre (SAAAC), where she has volunteered since 2013. In the news item Shalini reflects on her experiences working with children and young adults who have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Founded in 2006, Doc Work is a global research team that examines career trajectories of post-PhD researchers, both in and out of the academy. Led by Professor Lynn McAlpine of McGill University's Faculty of Education, the Doc Work team represents researchers around the world in Canada, Austria, China, UK, and the US. The newly launched DocWork site features ongoing research and findings of the team’s longitudinal study of academic work, development, and identity.