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Alumni, join us for the SIS Alumni Homecoming Cocktail event on Oct. 17!

Alumni of the School - celebrate Homecoming with old friends and classmates, students and professors. Join us for the School of Information Studies alumni cocktail reception which will include a tour of our premises and a presentation on what's happening at the School. RSVP/Pre-Register September 30 - October 15, 2014. Contact: Elysia @ 514.398.6387, or RSVP using our online RSVP form.

Published: 30Sep2014

School of Information Studies Homecoming: Alumni Cocktail Reception

17Oct201416:30
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Alumni of the School - celebrate Homecoming with old friends and classmates, students and professors.

Master of Information Studies (MISt) Virtual Open House

22Oct201412:00
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Interested in the Master of Information Studies at the McGill School of Information Studies? The MISt Virtual Open House will be held

October 22 from 12:00-1:00pm EDT*

School of Information Studies PhD student Afroza Sultana awarded grant for research on accessible technology for older adults

Congratulations to Afroza Sultana, McGill School of Information Studies PhD student, on her nomination as a Graphics, Animation and New Media Network of Centres of Excellence (GRAND NCE) Postgraduate Scholar.

As a GRAND scholar, Afroza will receive a stipend of $10,000 annually for three years to investigate the design of accessible touch-screen devices for older adults to support prolonged independent living.

Published: 25Sep2014

Dr. Karyn Moffatt of the School of Information Studies awarded Google grant to help people with aphasia

Congratulations to Dr. Karyn Moffatt of the McGill School of Information Studies on her Google Faculty Award grant for the project "Supporting Communication for Persons with Aphasia via Contextual Prompting on a Heads-Up Display" with Co-PI Dr. Leah Findlater, University of Maryland, College Park.

Published: 15Sep2014

Information Studies Seminar Series: "Evaluating Information Security Risks." Guest speaker Anton Stiglic

3Oct201412:30
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School of Information Studies 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal, CA
Anton Stiglic

Join us for a McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Seminar Series talk on evaluating information security risks with guest speaker Anton Stiglic, Corporate Director of Information Security, Loto-Québec.

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Practicum Pause: An interview with School of Information Studies Master's student Talia Olshefsky

Talia Olshefsky, McGill School of Information Studies

McGill School of Information Studies recent graduate Talia Olshefsky (MLIS '14) was interviewed by the McGill Library's "Library Matters" blog about her successful Practicum placement with the Library while a student in the Master's program.

During her Practicum, Talia worked with the Library’s extensive map collection, conducting an inventory and experimenting with new geographic information systems (GIS)-related tools and technologies to develop innovative ways of discovering this collection.

Published: 2Sep2014

School of Information Studies PhD graduate Rhiannon Gainor awarded international fellowship for thesis on Competitive Intelligence

Rhiannon Gainor, McGill School of Information Studies PhD '14

Recent McGill School of Information Studies graduate Rhiannon Gainor (PhD ’14) has been awarded a 2014 Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship. This prestigious honour is awarded annually to up to six recipients in an international competition by Beta Phi Mu, the International Library and Information Studies Honor Society. This marks the second time a PhD student from the School has won the award.

Published: 7Aug2014

Dr. Catherine Guastavino of the School of Information Studies awarded NSERC grant for 3D audio research

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies faculty member Dr. Catherine Guastavino on her NSERC (Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada) Engage Grant.

The project "Spatialized and Interactive Artificial Binaural Reverberation” is a 3D audio rendering project in collaboration with industry partner Audiokinetic, a Montreal-based company producing audio engines for interactive media and video games. 

Published: 7Aug2014

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