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Digital preservation management workshop report by MLIS students featured in ACA Bulletin

Tue, 2012-12-11 11:09

School of Information Studies Masters of Library & Information Studies (MLIS) Archival Studies specialization students Parvaneh Abbaspour, Kerry Goodfellow, Nailisa Tanner, and Emily Zheng contributed a report

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12th Annual Education Graduate Students' Society (EGSS) Conference

Fri, 2013-03-15 08:00 - Sat, 2013-03-16 17:00

Meeting in the Middle: (de)Constructing Knowledge

Join EGSS this coming March in the McGill Education Building as EGSS hosts a gathering of diverse stakeholders in education for a “Meeting in the Middle,” where delegates and presenters will discuss and debate issues surrounding the constitution, production, and deconstruction of knowledge.  We look to both conventional and unconventional spheres for contributors to this forum and are excited by the real possibility that new knowledge will emerge.

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SIS Faculty search: Human Information Interaction (HII) position

Fri, 2012-11-30 14:02

The School of Information Studies invites applications for the position of Associate or Full Professor, Tenure Track in the area of Human Information Interaction (HII). Deadline: January 30, 2013. Position posting [.pdf]

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Research Seminar: "Beyond Classic Educational Paradigms: The Place of Human-Information Interaction in Adaptive Educational Technologies." Dr. E. Blanchard

Thu, 2012-11-29 10:00 - 11:15

Join us for a talk on Human-Information Interaction (HII) in adaptive educational technologies with guest speaker Dr. Emmanuel Blanchard. Dr. Blanchard is Assistant Professor, Dept. of Architecture, Design, & Media Technology, Aalberg University, Denmark.

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Research Seminar: "Cognitive Psychology and Spatial Information Interaction." Dr. I. Frissen

Mon, 2012-12-03 10:00 - 11:15

Join us for a talk by guest speaker Dr. Ilja Frissen on cognitive psychology and spatial information interaction.

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PhD student Rhiannon Gainor wins award at 2012 European Conference on Information Management and Evaluation

Tue, 2012-11-27 08:49

Congratulations to Rhiannon Gainor, School of Information Studies PhD student for receiving the honour of 'best PhD paper presentation' (jointly awarded) at the 2012 European Conference on Information Management and Evaluation in Cork, Ireland, Sept 13-14, 2012. The paper was titled 'A Methodology for Competitive Intelligence Metrics' and was co-authored with Professor Bouthillier.

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SIS faculty Dr. Beheshti & Dr. Large editors of new book on information behaviour of children & youth

Fri, 2012-11-16 12:28

Congratulations to School of Information Studies professors Dr. Jamshid Beheshti and Dr. Andrew Large, editors of the newly published book: "The Information Behavior of a New Generation: Children and Teens in the 21st Century".

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SIS welcomes postdoctoral researcher Dr. Fouaz Sofiane Ayachi

Mon, 2012-10-29 14:07

The School of Information Studies is pleased to welcome postdoctoral researcher Fouaz Sofiane Ayachi. Dr. Ayachi is undertaking research at the Multimodal interaction Laboratory (MIL) on the physical characterization and perception of vibration transmission with Prof. Catherine Guastavino. Welcome!

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Dr. Martin Drapeau elected Chair of the CPA's Clinical Section Executive

Wed, 2012-10-10 16:10
American Psychological Association

Congratulations to Dept. of Educational & Counselling Psychology faculty member Dr. Martin Drapeau, Chair-Elect on the Executive Committee of the Clinical Section of the Canadian Psychological Association.

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SIS presentations at #Influence12 - Symposium & Workshop on Measuring Influence on Social Media

Tue, 2012-10-09 15:56

Congratulations to School of Information Studies students and faculty who presented at the "#Influence12 - Symposium & Workshop on Measuring Influence on Social Media" in Halifax, Nova Scotia September 28-29, 2012.

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