PhD Students news
SIS PhD student Fei Shu awarded FRQSC Doctoral Fellowship for research on bibliometric database comparison
Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies PhD student Fei Shu on receiving a FRQSC Doctoral Fellowship. Fei’s research investigates the difference between Web of Science and local Chinese bibliometric databases and contributes to understanding of whether international bibliometric databases can be used to evaluate national research performance. Fei's supervisors are Dr. Charles-Antoine Julien and Dr. Vincent Larivière, EBSI, UdeM.
Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies PhD student, Steven H. H. Ding, who has won 2nd prize in the Hex-Rays Plug-in Contest 2015 for "Kam1n0," a scalable data mining system for a range of computer security-related uses.
Authors: Luciano Barin Cruz, Natalia Aguilar Delgado, Bernard Leca, and Jean-Pascal GondPublication: Extreme Operating Environments, Special Topic Forum Abstract:
Desautels PhD candidate Feyza Guliz Sahinyazan won 2nd place in the Doing Good with Good OR - INFORMS Student Paper Competition for her paper entitled, “Optimizing Mobile Blood Collection: Application in Turkey.” The competition is held each year to identify and honour outstanding projects in the field of operations research and the management sciences conducted by a student or student group that have a significant societal impact.
Professor Robert Hebdon and PhD student Sung Chul Noh's Paper Selected to be Published in Best Paper Proceedings of the 2013 Academy of Management Meeting
A paper by professor Robert Hebdon and PhD student Sung Chul Noh has been judged by the reviewers to be one of the best accepted papers in the 2013 Academy of Management Meeting. This high honor entitles the paper to be published in the Best Paper Proceedings of the 2013 Academy of Management Meeting. The paper is titled: "Unbundling Workplace Conflict: Developing A Theory Of Conflict Mobilization."
Christmas is around the corner and many of us will be thinking of what to buy our loved ones (or ourselves) this festive holiday. But what is the psychology behind gift-giving? Early results from research led by Dr Aiden Gregg from the University of Southampton, have shown that people with narcissistic tendencies want to purchase products, both for others and for themselves, that positively distinguish them -- that is, that make them stand out from the crowd.