PHE Canada Research Council Forum

We look forward to seeing you Thursday, May 4, 2017, at the PHE Canada Research Council Forum pre-conference being held at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland. 

Click here to review the agenda-at-a-glance.

Click here to review the detailed program schedule.


Early Bird*
Dec. 16, 2016

Dec. 17, 2016 to
Mar. 2, 2017

Mar. 3 and onward

PHE Canada Research Council - Member




Student* / Retired




Fees listed in Canadian dollars.
Applicable taxes will be added to all fees.
* Student rate applies to those registered in a full-time undergraduate program.
Newfoundland and Labrador residents must also purchase a PESIC Membership with their Conference registration.

Cancellation fee of $50 will apply.
Cancellations will not be accepted after March 31, 2017.

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Visiting Scholar Lecture for the PHE Canada Research Council Forum

We are pleased to announce this year’s visiting scholar is Professor Ann MacPhail, Head of the Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences at the University of Limerick, Ireland. Dr. MacPhail's main teaching and research interests revolve around (physical education) teacher education, young people in sport, curriculum development in physical education, teaching, learning and assessment issues within school physical education, and curriculum and instructional models. She is Co-Director of the Physical Education, Physical activity and Youth Sport Research Centre (PE-PAYS) Ireland at the University of Limerick ( Dr. MacPhail is Associate Editor for the journal Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy and a member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Teaching in Physical Education. In 2015 Ann was awarded the Association of Physical Education in Higher Education (AIESEP) Lifetime Achievement Fellowship Award and in 2016 delivered the Scholar Lecture for the British Education Research Association (BERA) Physical Education Sport Pedagogy Special Interest Group.

The title of Dr. MacPhail’s lecture is “Physical education and sport pedagogy as a freestanding international community and / or an academic discipline?” Click here for a short description of the lecture.


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