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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

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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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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"Introduction to Museology" Class Mini-Exhibition Open House

5Apr201609:30
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School of Information Studies 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal, CA

Join us at the McGill School of Information Studies for the 6th edition of an exhibition of final student projects for the Master of Information Studies (MISt) program’s GLIS 639: Introduction to Museology class.

Information Studies Seminar Series: "The DRAW Project: Data Rescue: Archives and Weather." Visiting Scholar Dr. V. Slonosky

26Feb201612:30
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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 Visiting Scholar Dr. Victoria Slonosky on a pioneering crowd-sourcing project to rescue Canadian climate data and make it accessible for scientific research.

SIS PhD student Fei Shu wins iFellowship award for national-scale digital research in Chinese bibliometrics

Fei Shu, SIS doctoral student

The McGill School of Information Studies congratulates PhD in Information Studies student Fei Shu, recently selected for the iFellows Doctoral Fellowship program. Fei's thesis proposal was selected from a pool of applicants from 65 iSchools across the world. As an iFellow, Fei will receive a stipend of $50,000 USD over two years to pursue independent dissertation research that supports the goals of the Coherence at Scale Program.

Published: 7Mar2016

McGill School of Information Studies alum Marc-André Bernier, MLIS'11, Quebec's first deaf librarian, in service to his community

Since 2013, McGill School of Information Studies graduate Marc-André Bernier (MLIS'11) has been providing services to deaf clients at the Montreal public library Bibliothèque Le Prévost.

Published: 25Jan2016

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