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R. Ferguson, E. Crist, & Dr. K. Moffatt of the School of Information Studies win award for paper on technologies and comfort in hospice
A message from Stuart (Kip) Cobbett, Chair of the Board of Governors, and Suzanne Fortier, Principal and Vice-Chancellor
On November 7, the Quebec government moved forward with Bill 60, which retains the provision of prohibiting public sector employees from wearing conspicuous religious symbols, dropping the previously proposed exemption for universities and hospitals and substituting a time-limited transition to full implementation.
Congratulations to Faculty of Education undergraduate student Jennifer Looi for her outstanding achievement in the Teacher Education category at The Undergraduate Awards 2013 Global Summit. Jennifer, who is in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), was invited to Dublin earlier this month to accept her award, and meet similarly accomplished students from around the world to exchange ideas.
The School of Information Studies welcomes Visiting Fulbright Scholar and Knowledge Management expert Dr. Jay Liebowitz
The McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) is pleased to welcome Visiting Fulbright Scholar and internationally recognized Knowledge Management expert and author Dr. Jay Liebowitz. Dr. Liebowitz will be in residence at the School from November 19 to December 2, 2013.
Dr. Liebowitz will give seminars and workshops on knowledge management, big data, business analytics and on the management of intellectual capital to develop research agendas and directions for developing curricula on these topics at the School.
Dr. Krista Muis, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, was recently appointed Canada Research Chair, Tier II, in Epistemic Cognition and Self-Regulated Learning.
Congratulations Dr. Muis!
Rhiannon Gainor, McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) doctoral student, has been named a 2013-14 ASIS&T New Leader. This year was exceptionally competitive, with 77 applications from ASIS&T members from 10 countries. This is the second time in two years a SIS student has won this award. Congratulations Rhiannon!
School of Information Studies PhD students Rhiannon Gainor & Qing Zou win ASIS&T Information System Design Competition
Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies doctoral candidates Rhiannon Gainor and Qing Zou, whose team won the annual Information System Design Competition at the 2013 ASIS&T conference!
Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) PhD student Irene Kitimbo on her presentation at the 10th International Conference on Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Management & Organisational Learning (ICICKM 2013) at George Washington University in Washington DC.
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.
Congratulations to Faculty of Education painting instructor and artist Anne Ashton on her current solo exhibition, “Vagabond” showing now at Agora de la Danse, in the heart of the Plateau.
“My paintings are inspired by the interconnection of nature’s forms and systems,” describes Anne. “By working in series and multi-paneled pieces, I explore the ways in which each unique element is integral to the functioning of the whole.”
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.
Earlier this week the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) announced the recipients of the most recent Insight (IG) and Insight Development (IDG) grants. The Faculty of Education celebrates that over $1.2 million was awarded to eight members of our Faculty.
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).