Faculty

Dr. Benjamin Fung of the School of Information Studies appointed Canada Research Chair in Data Mining for Cybersecurity

McGill University School of Information Studies faculty member Dr. Benjamin Fung has been awarded a Canada Research Chair (CRC Tier 2) in Data Mining for Cybersecurity. Dr. Fung's research program aims to enhance the data sharing and data mining capabilities for healthcare and cyber security professionals.

CRC Tier 2 chairs are awarded to exceptional emerging researchers, acknowledged by their peers as having the potential to lead in their field. For each Tier 2 Chair, the university receives $100,000 annually for five years.

Published: 12Feb2016

Speaker Series - Yeona Yang

28Nov201612:30
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3661 Peel Montreal, QC, CA

School of Information Studies Speaker Series

Talk will be held in room 106 at 3661 Peel

Please come early to reserve your seat

Speaker Series - Shaheen Shariff

7Nov201612:30
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13:30
Peel 3661 3661 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1X1, CA

School of Information Studies Speaker Series

Talk will be held in room 106 at 3661 Peel

Please come early to get a seat

More details to come 

Seminar Series

3Oct201614:30
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15:30
3661 Peel Montreal, QC, CA

The Evolution of Cellular Security 

Prof. Alf Zugenmaier

3661 Peel room 106

This talk is free and open to all, please arrive early to  secure a seat

Seminar Series

3Oct201612:30
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13:30

Scholarly Communication in the Digital Era

Dr. Vincent Lariviere

3661 Peel Room 106

This talk is free and open to all.  Please arrive early to secure a seat

SIS PhD student Fei Shu awarded FRQSC Doctoral Fellowship for research on bibliometric database comparison

Fei Shu, SIS doctoral student

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.

Published: 28Apr2016

McGill School of Information Studies newsletter - Spring 2016 edition

Announcing the Spring 2016 edition of the McGill School of Information Studies newsletter, featuring updates about the School and achievements of our alumni, faculty, and students.

Download the Spring 2016 newsletter as a PDF via our website, or browse articles on our SIS news blog.

Published: 26Apr2016

Information Studies Seminar Series: "Discovering Social Interaction Mechanisms and Diffusion Networks in Online Social Networks." Guest speaker Dr. W. Cheung

14Apr201612:30
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14:00
School of Information Studies 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal, CA

Join us for a McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Seminar Series talk with Visiting Professor Dr. William Cheung on social interaction mechanisms and diffusion networks in online social networks.

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Copyright Workshop with Alex Kohn, McGill Library Office of Copyright Compliance

1Apr201614:00
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School of Information Studies Room 106, 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal, CA

School of Information Studies students - interested in the world of copyright?

Information Studies Seminar Series: "Conceptually Framing Surprising Qualitative Research Findings." Guest speaker Dr. C. Cole

1Apr201612:30
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School of Information Studies 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal, CA

Join us for a McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Seminar Series talk with guest speaker Dr. Charles Cole on conceptual frameworks for surprising research findings.

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