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News & Events

April 2021

Acadia Psychology professor Dr. Ken Leslie shared his expertise with Quebec Science Magazine for an article about lucid dreaming.

March 2021

Acadia Psychology professors are in the news! Dr. Kathryn Bell shared her expertise with the Chronicle Herald for a story about COVID conspiracy theories, Dr. Ken Leslie spoke with The Telegram about the influence of advertising on your dreams, and Dr. Randy Newman was featured in an article about "Supermoms" by the Chronicle Herald.

February 2021

Psychology graduate student Courtney Gosselin's research with Drs. Diane Holmberg (Acadia) and Karen Blair (Trent) on coping during the COVID-19 pandemic was profiled by the Canadian Psychology Association. You can read all about Courtney's research here.

Dr. Anne Sophie Champod was interviewed for an episode of the Research Nova Scotia podcast called, "Retraining the brain".

September 2020

Drs. Anne Sophie Champod and Daniel Lametti received funding from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation and Research Nova Scotia to construct and equip the Acadia University Centre for Neuroscience and Cognitive Health. You can read about this exciting project here.   

April 2020

Psychology major Laura Clerk received a Leadership Award from the Acadia Students Union. Well done Laura!  

Psychology honours students Lindsay Wyatt and Robert Tupper received Scotia Scholars Awards from Research Nova Scotia to conduct summer research in the psychology department with Drs. Champod and Hayes. Congratulations Lindsay and Robert!  

November 2019

Psychology major Olivia Dobson was featured on the show AMI This Week for her dance program, Dancepiration, which she founded for individuals with disabilities.

Psychology graduate student Catrina MacPhee received the BrightRed Mission Award from the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Congratulations Catrina!

August 2019

Psychology major Emma Bodnar received the Beveridge Science Scholarship from the Faculty of Science. Congratulations Emma!

Two new faculty members have joined the department, Dr. Kathryn Bell and Dr. Kenneth Leslie. Welcome to Acadia!

July 2019

Dr. Joseph Hayes and Acadia Psychology graduate student Amanda Gouthro received a Mitacs Accelerate Grant to study the effects of cannabis on existential anxiety.

April 2019

Dr. Daniel Lametti received a five-year Discovery Grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada to study sensorimotor learning in complex movements.