School of Information Studies alumna & McGill Librarian April Colosimo awarded Librarian Excellence Award
McGill School of Information Studies alumna April Colosimo (MLIS '05), Liaison Librarian at the Schulich Library of Science and Engineering, has been awarded the McGill Library's 2015 Librarian Excellence Award.
The award recognizes a McGill librarian who has demonstrated excellence in academic librarianship and has shown efforts to improve library services through innovative practice, initiative and resourcefulness.
By Katherine Gombay
Montreal soundscape walks with Daniel Steele, School of Information Studies PhD student, featured in McGill Reporter
McGill School of Information Studies PhD student Daniel Steele was recently featured in a McGill Reporter article on the Montreal urban soundscape walking tours he gave last Fall and will give again this summer. Daniel specializes in the perception and conception of urban soundscapes. Read the article here: "Entendez-vous la ville?" http://publications.mcgill.ca/reporter/2015/06/entendez-vous-la-ville/
Congratulations to Dr. Gillian Bartlett on being elected Chair of the Committee on Advancing the Science of Family Medicine!
We're proud to announce that Dr. Gillian Bartlett, Associate Professor and the Research and Graduate Program Director at the Department of Family Medicine, was recently elected Chair of the Committee on Advancing the Science of Family Medicine (CASFM) by the North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Board of Directors.
Former post-doc Jochen Steffens wins European Acoustics Association award for research at the School of Information Studies
Congratulations to former McGill School of Information Studies postdoctoral researcher Dr. Jochen Steffens on receiving a best paper and presentation award for his European Acoustics Association Euronoise 2015 article on work undertaken by Jochen at the School last year with PhD student Daniel Steele and Dr. Catherine Guastavino:
Steffens, J., Steele, D., & Guastavino, C. (2015). New insights into Soundscape evaluations using the experience sampling method. Invited paper presented at Euronoise 2015. May 31-June 3, Maastricht, the Netherlands (6 pages).
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Prof. Zetian Mi received the International Symposium for Compound Semiconductors Young Scientist Award
Congratutations are in order for Prof. Zetian Mi, who received the International Symposium for Compound Semiconductors (ISCS) Young Scientist Award. Prof. Mi was given this award for his contributions to the development of quantum dot and nanowire based near-infrared, deep visible, and ultraviolet light sources.
Established in 1986, the Young Scientist award acknowledges technical achievements in the field of compound semiconductors by a scientist younger than 40 years on the first day of the ISCS.
Well done Zetian!