The McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) is strongly represented at the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) 76th Annual Meeting, Nov. 1-5 in Montreal.
The conference is co-chaired by Dr. France Bouthillier, SIS Director and faculty member. Faculty, affiliated researchers, and PhD students are participating in panels and workshops and presenting papers and posters.
The McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) is pleased to participate in ICKM 2013, the 9th International Conference on Knowledge Management held November 1-2 in Montreal.
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Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Professor, in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was recently honored with the 2013 Scientific Achievement Award from the U.S. National Centre for Responsible Gambling. This award was in recognition of Dr. Derevensky's contributions to the field of research on youth and adolescent gambling.
Dr. Nathan Hall, Assistant Professor, in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology was recently awarded two grants from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).
Sara Houshmand, Doctoral Student in ECP, receives McGill Univerity's inaugural Award for Equity & Community Building!
Sara Houshmand, doctoral student in Counselling Psychology, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, received McGill University’s inaugural Award for Equity and Community Building! This Award recognizes staff and students who demonstrate exceptional commitment to diversity and inclusivity at McGill and the community-at-large.
Please join us in Room 233 for a toast celebrating the early reitrement of some of our dearest colleagues.
This workshop is designed and delivered by the First Peoples’ House.
This workshop examines, from multiple perspectives, issues related to the inclusion of Aboriginal peoples on our campuses. The workshop provides historical and contemporary information about laws and policies, demographics, and cultural and economic realities. Participants will have the opportunity to apply new ideas and awareness, and build skills, by working through practical scenarios drawn from everyday work and life at McGill.
Participants will have the opportunity to examine how race and culture affect daily life in the McGill community. This workshop addresses the challenges of fostering diversity-receptive cultural attitudes, reducing structural barriers in University life, and building and maintaining respectful spaces for interpersonal engagement. Through case studies, participants will have the chance to practice identifying and responding to the types of discrimination most commonly encountered in campus life.
The Faculty of Education will soon be re-establishing the audiovisual equipment loans service formerly managed by the Education Library & Curriculum Resources Centre. While we still have a lot to do in preparation we are optimistic that everything will be up and running by the beginning of the second week of classes. The new home for the Audiovisual Equipment Loan Service will be the Education Computer Lab in room 328 of the Education Building.