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"User-Centred Design" Class Final Project Open House

25Nov201412:00
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School of Information Studies 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal, CA

Join us at the McGill School of Information Studies for coffee, cookies, and fantastic design projects!

Information Studies Seminar Series: "The Experience Sampling Method: Assets for Soundscape Research." Guest speaker Dr. J. Steffens

21Nov201412:30
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Peel 3661 3661 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1X1, CA

Join us for a McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Seminar Series talk on benefits of using experience sampling methodology in soundscape research with speaker Dr. Jochen Steffens.

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Information Studies Seminar Series: "Trust, Organizational Culture, & Knowledge Sharing." Dr. M. Evans

6Nov201412:30
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Peel 3661 3661 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1X1, CA

Join us for a McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Seminar Series talk on the role of trust in organizational knowledge sharing with Dr. Max Evans.

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Exhibit on knowledge sharing & trust with research by Prof. Evans of the School of Information Studies opens at Ontario Science Centre

“In Knowledge We Trust” is an exhibit running at the !dea Gallery in the Ontario Science Centre (OSC), inspired by research of Dr. Max Evans of the McGill School of Information Studies.

Published: 10Oct2014

Practicum Pause: An interview with School of Information Studies Master's student Diana DiFrancesco

McGill School of Information Studies recent graduate Diana DiFrancesco (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, Diana worked with the Library’s “MyArts Research” information literacy initiative for undergraduate students in the Faculty of Arts, analyzing best practices at peer institutions, creating an in-depth literature review on literacy instruction, and teaching two MyArts Research seminars.

Published: 6Oct2014

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

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

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