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  • McCall MacBain Postdoctoral Fellows Teaching & Leadership Program

    McCall MacBain Postdoctoral Fellows Teaching & Leadership Program

    The McCall MacBain Postdoctoral Fellows Teaching & Leadership Program supports the leadership and education development of Postdoctoral Fellows, training them with evidence-based teaching methods to build the next generation of world-class instructors. This program aims to create better teachers, and in turn, better students.

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McMaster University will continue to host undergraduate academic activities remotely for the Spring/Summer/Intersession term with only a few exceptions for courses that need student access to specialized equipment.

Applications are closed for the Fall 2020 - Winter 2021 program! Applications for the 2021-2022 program will open in July 2021.

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The Foundation

The Foundation

The McCall MacBain Foundation is a philanthropic organization created by Canadians John McCall MacBain and Marcy McCall MacBain

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The Program

The Program

The McCall MacBain Postdoctoral Fellows Teaching and Leadership Program is a collaboration with the McCall MacBain Foundation and the Faculty of Science.

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Workshops

Workshops

These workshops will teach Program Members essential teaching and leadership skills through evidence-based research.

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Journal Club

Journal Club

Journal club readings will provide Program Members with crucial knowledge and information on the best practices in education research.

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Postdoc Spotlight: Dr. Leanne Grieves

Monday, 1 February 2021

Birds sniff out potential mates who are genetically different Scent plays an important role in how birds choose their mates. (Shutterstock) Leanne Grieves, McMaster... Read more

Postdoc Spotlight: Dr. Jim Barnett

Monday, 11 January 2021

Glass frogs, ghost shrimp and clearwing butterflies use transparency to evade predators A glasswing butterfly’s see-through wings help predators see right through them. (Shutterstock)... Read more

Postdoc Spotlight: Dr. Cayleih Robertson

Tuesday, 22 December 2020

Baby mice ‘shut down’ to survive extreme cold on the highest mountain tops North American deer mice pups have adapted to extreme cold conditions... Read more

Postdoc Spotlight: Dr. James McKendry

Tuesday, 1 December 2020

Dangers of a sedentary COVID-19 lockdown: Inactivity can take a toll on health in just two weeks Being inactive even for short periods of... Read more

Information Session Handout

Wednesday, 5 August 2020

Click here to get a PDF copy of this handout McCall MacBain Postdoctoral Fellows Teaching and Leadership Program Applications are due August 14 at 5pm This program supports... Read more

Applications Open

Tuesday, 4 August 2020

Taken from: https://science.mcmaster.ca/news/465-applications-open-for-postdoc-teaching-leadership-program.html Applications Open For Postdoc Teaching & Leadership Program Written on 04 August 2020. Dennis Kolosov credits a made-at McMaster program for helping him make the move to... Read more

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Emily Dunford

Thursday, 23 July 2020

'Prehabilitation': Training your body for surgery may improve recovery, reduce complications Exercise training can improve your physical fitness incrementally in as little as two... Read more

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Dennis Kolosov

Thursday, 23 July 2020

How very hungry caterpillars grow and grow and don’t get sick A caterpillar of the cabbage looper moth (Trichoplusia ni), a pest that feeds... Read more

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Oana Birceanu

Thursday, 23 July 2020

'Vampire fish' gorged on Great Lakes trout until the invasive species was subdued Many people living near the Great Lakes have forgotten what a... Read more

From the Lab to the Classroom:  Harnessing Successive Relearning to Improve Student Achievement

Wednesday, 8 January 2020

From the Lab to the Classroom:  Harnessing Successive Relearning to Improve Student Achievement Thursday, January 9th; 2:30-3:30pm; PC 155 (Psychology Building, McMaster University). Wine & Cheese... Read more

McCall MacBain Postdoctoral Fellowship in Education and Cognition

Friday, 15 November 2019

The McCall MacBain Postdoctoral Fellowship in Education and Cognition posting has officially been announced. This is a three-year position under the supervision of Drs. Joe... Read more

Networking Event

Friday, 8 November 2019

To learn more about the new program, we are inviting interested Postdoctoral Fellows and their Supervisors to attend a networking event on Wednesday, November 13th... Read more

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