School of Information Studies news
SIS Ph.D. candidate Vincent Larivière has been awarded the 2009 Eugene Garfield Dissertation Scholarship from the International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics (ISSI) for his ongoing doctoral thesis.
The Third Doctoral Symposium in Information Studies, to be held on March 27th 2009 at McGill University, is now accepting proposals for contributions from doctoral students enrolled in EBSI (UdeM) and SIS (McGill). Students at all stages of research are encouraged to apply.
Access to the IT Lab will be restricted all day on Tuesday, Dec 16. A valid McGill ID card will be required to access the lab during that time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
MLIS student, Ms. Shazia Ahmad, was awarded the newly established Teresa Troide Prize for Excellence in Information Studies for the highest academic standing over the two years of the MLIS. The award was created last year in memory of Teresa Troide, with the generosity of her husband, Professor Lars Troide, from the Department of English at McGill University. Ms. Troide was an alumna of the Scho
MLIS student Jennie Ferris has been named one of the winners of McGill's Cut the Red Tape contest. Her entry brought attention to inefficiencies in the process of administering federal student loans at McGill.
Congratulations to the following students, who have been elected to the MLISSA council for 2008-2009: President: Meghan Hansen; Vice President (External): Eric Ericson; Treasurer: Ute Wilkinson; CRO/Parliamentarian: Jennie Ferris; Professional Association Liaison: Tanis Keiner; Post-Graduate Students' Society Representative (II): Lisa Shen; Curriculum Committee (II): Jessica Lange; PhD Representative: Yusuke Ishimura.
Prof. Catherine Guastavino and colleagues to receive European Acoustics Association (EAA) 2008 award
Prof. Catherine Guastavino and colleagues will be receiving the European Acoustics Association (EAA) 2008 award for outstanding scientific results published recently in Acta Acustica united with Acustica for their paper "Ecological validity of soundscape reproduction" (2005) v. 91. The award ceremony will take place in Paris in July at the Acoustics '08 Conference.
Val Nesset, doctoral candidate in the School of Information Studies, was awarded third prize for the Best Doctoral Student Poster at the recent 2008 conference of ALISE (Association for Library and Information Science Education), held in Philadelphia. She was third in the competition comprising over 60 doctoral students.