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SIS Seminar Series: "Computational Privacy: Two Fundamental Problems." Guest Speaker Dr. R. Shokri

Fri, 2014-03-14 12:00 - 13:00
School of Information Studies : 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal , H3A 1X1
Reza Shokri

Join us for a McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Seminar Series talk on the challenges of computational privacy in the age of big data with guest speaker Dr. Reza Shokri, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute of Information Security, Department of Computer Science, ETH Zurich.

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Master's Practicum Showcase Open House

Fri, 2014-04-11 14:00 - 16:30
School of Information Studies : 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal , H3A 1X1

Please join us at the McGill School of Information Studies to celebrate the accomplishments of our students in the Master of Library & Information Studies Winter 2014 Practicum program.

The Practicum showcase is a unique opportunity to learn more about projects completed in a variety of public and private-sector information settings, featuring projects in the areas of archives, knowledge management, librarianship, records management, user experience, and more.  

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SIS Seminar Series: "Applying Data Mining to Real-Life Crime Investigation." Dr. B. Fung

Fri, 2014-03-28 12:30 - 14:00
School of Information Studies : Room 106, 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal , H3A 1X1
Dr. Benjamin Fung

Join us at the McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) for a SIS Seminar Series talk on data mining and crime investigation with Dr. Benjamin Fung.

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SIS Seminar Series: "Big Data & Privacy." Guest Speaker Dr. N. Mohammed

Fri, 2014-02-21 14:00 - 15:00
Education Building : Room 211, 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Join us for a McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Seminar Series talk on big data and privacy with guest speaker Dr. Noman Mohammed, NSERC postdoctoral fellow at the McGill School of Computer Science.

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2014 Career Fair

Wed, 2014-04-02 13:30 - 16:30
SSMU Ballroom : 3480 McTavish Street
2014 McGill SIS Career Fair

The 2014 Career Fair is a major networking event during which future graduates and potential employers will have a chance to discuss employment possibilities. This will be an exciting opportunity for employers to meet enthusiastic and talented students from Masters, PhD, and Certificate programs. 

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The School of Information Studies welcomes postdoctoral researchers Dr. Cédric Camier & Dr. Jochen Steffens @ the Multimodal Interaction Lab

Fri, 2014-01-31 10:24

The McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) is pleased to welcome postdoctoral researchers Dr. Cédric Camier and Dr. Jochen Steffens, both undertaking research at the Multimodal Interaction Laboratory (MIL) with Prof. Catherine Guastavino.

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Dr. Kimiz Dalkir of the School of Information Studies co-leading development of Quartier de L'Innovation de Montreal's "Montreal Creativity Hub"

Tue, 2014-02-18 13:34
Quartier de L'Innovation

Dr. Kimiz Dalkir of the McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) has been selected as a leader in the development of the Quartier de l’Innovation’s “Montreal Creativity Hub.”

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Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA) McGill Student Chapter 6th Annual Winter Colloquium at the School of Information Studies

Fri, 2014-02-21 13:00 - 17:00
School of Information Studies : 3661 Peel, Rm. 106, Montreal , H3A 1X1
ACA McGill Student Chapter Colloquium 2014

Join us for the Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA) McGill Student Chapter 6th annual Winter Colloquium at the McGill School of Information Studies (SIS).

The Colloquium will feature papers, presentations and talks on a variety of topics related to the latest archives-related issues and trends.

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School of Information Studies Director France Bouthillier interviewed by National Post

Thu, 2014-01-09 13:42

McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Director Dr. France Bouthillier was interviewed for a January 7, 2014 article by the National Post regarding the consolidation of Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) libraries.

Read the full article here.

 

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Safer Spaces Workshop: Understanding Discrimination: frameworks and first steps for implementing equity in professional practice

Tue, 2014-09-30 14:00 - 16:30
McLennan Library Building : Room: MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Designed specifically for the McGill context, this workshop will expose the participant to a number of concepts related to equity and discrimination. During this session, participants will examine ways that unconscious or unintended bias can work its way into everyday interactions; they will analyze culture and identity to understand how bias forms, and how it impacts relationships; and they will work through practical scenarios to develop language, responses, and strategies for addressing inequality and subtle bias in the office and classroom settings.

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