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

Thu, 2014-08-07 15:59
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.

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EBSI-SIS Doctoral Symposium - call for SIS PhD & Master's student participation. Deadline: Aug 22

Thu, 2014-08-07 12:51

8th EBSI-SIS Doctoral Symposium

The doctoral students of the Université de Montréal School of Information Science invite you to participate in the 8th EBSI-SIS Doctoral Symposium. You have until August 22, 2014 to submit a summary of your talk, a summary of the poster you will be presenting, or to propose an activity.

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

Thu, 2014-08-07 11:01
Dr. Catherine Guastavino, McGill School of Information Studies

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. 

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School of Information Studies @ McGill Open House

Sun, 2014-10-26 (All day)
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Information Studies Seminar Series: "Semantic Visualization in Data Mining." Guest speaker Dr. Hady Lauw

Fri, 2014-08-01 14:00 - 15:00
School of Information Studies : 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal , H3A 1X1

Join us for a McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Seminar Series talk on semantic visualization models for data mining with guest speaker Dr. Hady Lauw, Assistant Professor of Information Systems at Singapore Management University.

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Practicum Pause: An interview with School of Information Studies Master's student Ada Chan

Tue, 2014-07-15 16:00
Ada Chan, School of Information Studies student

McGill School of Information Studies recent graduate Ada Chan (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, Ada was responsible for implementing usability tests and assessment tools to investigate how undergraduate and graduate library users from the McGill community use the library website for their research and learning needs.

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McGill Graduate Orientation Open House

Tue, 2014-09-02 15:30 - 19:00
Thomson House : 3650 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

McGill's Graduate Orientation Open House event will be hosted in Thomson House, the hub of graduate student life on campus, located just behind the School of Information Studies (SIS).

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The School of Information Studies joins the Faculty of Arts

Thu, 2014-07-10 11:42

At its meeting of May 22, 2014, the McGill Board of Governors on the recommendation of Senate, approved the administrative relocation of the School of Information Studies (SIS) from the Faculty of Education to the Faculty of Arts.

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Safer Spaces: Consent and Sexual Assault – Raising Awareness

Mon, 2014-11-24 09:30 - 12:00
McLennan Library Building : Room MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is designed and delivered by the Liaison Officer (Harm Reduction) in the Office of the Dean of Students.

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Safer Spaces: Consent and Sexual Assault – Raising Awareness

Thu, 2014-11-13 14:00 - 16:30
McLennan Library Building : Room MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

This workshop is designed and delivered by the Liaison Officer (Harm Reduction) in the Office of the Dean of Students.

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