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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

MLIS Practicum Information Session

11Sep201412:30
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The MLIS Practicum information session (open to MLIS II students) will be held on Thursday September 11, 2014 in room 613 of the Education Building (3700 McTavish Street) between 12:30pm and 1:30pm.

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

CaPS welcomes new and returning students - get a head start on your career preparation!

The McGill Career Planning Service (CaPS) would like to welcome all new students to McGill and welcome back all returning students. Whether you are just starting or finishing up, be sure to take advantage of CaPS in the year ahead. We are here to help you - whether you are trying to find a part-time job, prepare grad school applications, find post-graduation work or find out career possibilities related to your major. Click here for a full listing of programs and services.

Published: 2Sep2014

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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