News & Stories

August 12, 2014
Youth Summer Camp Project Reaches Refugee Camp

Students at Westside Montessori Academy Summer Camp came together to make 87 laminated book marks for the educators the the Dadaab Refugee Camp.
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July 7, 2014
Dr. Norman Amundson Receives the NCDA Eminent Career Award

The National Career Development Association awarded Dr. Amundson with their highest honour: the Eminent Career Award!
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June 27, 2014
Dr. Jennifer Vadeboncoeur on ‘Academic Redshirting’ in Canadian Family

Dr. Vadeboncoeur discusses the 'Academic Redshirting' trend that parents are now facing that deals with greater academic pressures on their children at increasingly younger ages.
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June 5, 2014
Shelley Hymel, Recipient of the 2014 Jacqueline Farquhar Endowment for Children’s Mental Health

Congratulations to Professor Shelley Hymel for receiving the 2014 Jacqueline Farquhar Endowment for Children’s Mental Health!
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Congratulations to ECPS HSS Seed Grant 2014 Awardees!

Congratulations to the following Educational & Counselling Psychology, and Special Education researchers for being awarded the 2014 HSS Seed Grants...
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SCPS Sessions at the 75th Annual CPA Convention, June 5 – 7

School Psychology has a strong turn-out this year with several presentations at the 75th Annual Canadian Psychological Association Convention by faculty and students.
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June 4, 2014
Drs. Zumbo and Hymel Section Keynote Speakers at the 75th Annual CPA Convention

Starting the annual convention off right, Professors Bruno Zumbo and Shelley Hymel are scheduled section keynote speakers on Thursday, June 5th, 2014.
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May 30, 2014
Dr. Allison Cloth Awarded 2014-2015 HSS Seed Grant and John and Doris Andrews Research and Development Award

Dr. Allison Cloth has been awarded the 2014-2015 HSS Seed Grant ($7,000) and the John and Doris Andrews Research and Development Award ($3,700).
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May 16, 2014
Dr. Rachel Weber UBC Hampton Fund Research Grant 2014 Recipient

Dr. Rachel Weber received the Hampton Fund Research Grant in April 2014, in the amount of $22,237. The grant is funding a project titled, “An Exploration of Cognitive Resilience in At-Risk Children from Diverse Linguistic Backgrounds.”
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May 15, 2014
2014 SSHRC Insight Grant ECPS Awardees, Drs. Joanna Cannon & Anita Hubley

2014 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Grantees Awarded $118,928 for 3 years.
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March 31, 2014
ECPS Recipients of the 2013-2014 Graduate Student Research Grant

Nine ECPS students (out of 21 overall Faculty of Education recipients) have received the 2013-2014 Faculty of Education Graduate Student Research Grant!
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March 21, 2014
Dr. Joanna Cannon Expands Her Teaching Skills for PADS

Watch our video interview with Dr. Cannon as she introduces Clove, a female yellow lab that she is training for the Pacific Assistance Dogs Society.
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March 20, 2014
Dr. Kadriye Ercikan Elected as Vice President of AERA

On March 14, 2014, Dr. Kadriye Ercikan was elected as Vice President of the American Educational Research Association.
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March 3, 2014
Dadaab Project Donation

UBC's Faculty of Education acknowledged the donation by Worth Publishers of 200 copies of their textbook, 'The Development of Children', to the Secondary Teacher Education Program in the Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya.
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February 18, 2014
CIHR 3-year Operating Grant Awarded to Dr. Lynn Miller

Dr. Lynn Miller has been awarded a 3-year Operating Grant ($911,632) from Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for the project, "Neural Correlates in Childhood-onset Obsessive Compulsive Disorder."
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