School Psychology has a strong turn-out this year with several presentations at the 75th Annual Canadian Psychological Association Convention by faculty and students.
Starting the annual convention off right, Professors Bruno Zumbo and Shelley Hymel are scheduled section keynote speakers on Thursday, June 5th, 2014.
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).
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.”
2014 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Grantees Awarded $118,928 for 3 years.
Nine ECPS students (out of 21 overall Faculty of Education recipients) have received the 2013-2014 Faculty of Education Graduate Student Research Grant!
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.
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.
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.
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."
ECPS is extremely pleased to announce that Masahiro Minami has received the prestigious Junior Scholar Award by the Japanese Society for Morita Therapy on Nov. 29, 2013 at their 31st Annual Conference in Japan.
December 10, 2013
Dan Cox on Soldier Suicides
..."convincing soldiers to seek suicide preventative support is a challenging effort."
December 5, 2013
Linda Siegel on Dyslexia’s Deadly Toll
Dyslexia can lead to negative behaviours if it is not properly identified and treated, says Dr. Linda Siegel.
December 2, 2013
Movember Canada Research Award Goes To: Drs. Marvin Westwood (CNPS) & David Kuhl (Family Practice)
The Masculinities and Men’s Depression and Suicide Network – otherwise referred to as MD&S-net. Comprising 15 researchers across four provinces and dedicated to implementing and formally evaluating five projects to advance the mental health of Canadian men and their families. MD&S-Net will deliver the five projects over three years and the team has strong linkages […]