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Information Studies Seminar Series: "Children's Privacy Protection Engine for Smart Anthropomorphic Toys." Guest speaker Dr. P. Hung

24Sep201511:00
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12:30
School of Information Studies Room 106, 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal, CA

Join us for a McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Seminar Series talk with guest speaker Dr. Patrick C. K. Hung on privacy protection related to data collected from children's smart toys.

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SIS Alumni Homecoming Reception

23Oct201516:30
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School of Information Studies 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal, CA

Alumni and former faculty and staff of the McGill School of Information Studies (formerly known as the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies, Graduate School of Library Science, and Library School) – you are cordially invited to an in

Information Studies Seminar Series: "Civic Participation in an Era of Geospatial Web & Open Data." Guest speaker Dr. R. Sieber

9Oct201512:30
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14:00
School of Information Studies Room 106, 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal, CA

Join us for a McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Seminar Series talk with speaker Dr. Renée Sieber on civic participation in an era of geospatial web and open data.

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New appointments at the School of Information Studies

The McGill School of Information Studies is pleased to announce the following appointments:

Published: 8Sep2015

The School of Information Studies welcomes postdoctoral researcher Dr. Rita Orji at the Accessible Computing Technology Lab

The McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) is pleased to welcome postdoctoral researcher Dr. Rita Orji, who is undertaking research at the Accessible Computing Technology (ACT) Lab with Dr. Karyn Moffatt.

Rita’s research at the ACT Lab will focus on how interactive technologies can be designed to motivate desirable behaviours in older adults.

Published: 3Sep2015

School of Information Studies alumna & McGill Librarian April Colosimo awarded Librarian Excellence Award

McGill School of Information Studies alumna April Colosimo (MLIS '05), Liaison Librarian at the Schulich Library of Science and Engineering, has been awarded the McGill Library's 2015 Librarian Excellence Award.

The award recognizes a McGill librarian who has demonstrated excellence in academic librarianship and has shown efforts to improve library services through innovative practice, initiative and resourcefulness.

Published: 7Jul2015

Dr. Catherine Guastavino of the School of Information Studies part of team to receive $11M in funding for innovations in music media and technology

McGill School of Information Studies faculty member Dr. Catherine Guastavino is part of a team of researchers with the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology (CIRRMT) who have been awarded $11M in funding through a grant from Canada Foundation for Innovation's 2015 Innovation Fund.

Published: 7Jul2015

Montreal soundscape walks with Daniel Steele, School of Information Studies PhD student, featured in McGill Reporter

McGill School of Information Studies PhD student Daniel Steele was recently featured in a McGill Reporter article on the Montreal urban soundscape walking tours he gave last Fall and will give again this summer. Daniel specializes in the perception and conception of urban soundscapes. Read the article here: "Entendez-vous la ville?" http://publications.mcgill.ca/reporter/2015/06/entendez-vous-la-ville/

Published: 7Jul2015

Former post-doc Jochen Steffens wins European Acoustics Association award for research at the School of Information Studies

Congratulations to former McGill School of Information Studies postdoctoral researcher Dr. Jochen Steffens on receiving a Best Paper and Presentation Awards to young researchers for his European Acoustics Association Euronoise 2015 article on work undertaken by Jochen at the School last year with PhD student Daniel Steele and Dr. Catherine Guastavino:

Steffens, J., Steele, D., & Guastavino, C. (2015). New insights into Soundscape evaluations using the experience sampling method. Invited paper presented at Euronoise 2015. May 31-June 3, Maastricht, the Netherlands (6 pages).

Published: 6Jul2015

School of Information Studies MLIS student Cassandra Ricafort awarded ABQLA scholarship

Cassandra Ricafort, a 2nd-year Master of Library & Information Studies (MLIS) student at the School of Information Studies, has been awarded the 2015 ABQLA Student Scholarship from l'Association des bibliothécaires du Québec - Quebec Library Association. This award recognizes an outstanding ABQLA student member. Congratulations, Cassandra!

Published: 15Apr2015

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