PROFESSOR JENNIFER MACTAVISH (CANADA)

Dean of Yeates School of Graduate Studies, Ryerson University

An internationally recognised scholar, researcher and award-winning teacher, Jennifer’s academic focus is inclusive physical activity, leisure, disability sport and educational psychology.

She received the International Paralympic Committee Scientific Achievement Award (2015) for her role in the re-inclusion of athletes with intellectual impairment into the Paralympic program, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal and the Podium Award, Exceptional Research Contribution and Innovation in International Collaboration (2012).