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Published on: 25 Mar 2015

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) faculty member Dr. Kimiz Dalkir and PhD student Irene Kitimbo on their new book "Utilizing Evidence-Based Lessons Learned for Enhanced Organizational Innovation and Change," co-authored with Susan McIntyre (Defence Research and Development Canada) and Perry Paul (Lessons Learned Consultant, Canadian Armed Forces, Retired).

Classified as: publications
Published on: 5 Feb 2015

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) faculty member Dr. Kimiz Dalkir on her newly published book: "Intelligent Learner Modeling in Real-time."

Classified as: publications
Published on: 15 Jan 2015

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) faculty member Dr. Jamshid Beheshti on the newly published book: "New Directions in Children's and Adolescents' Information Behavior Research," co-edited with Dr. Dania Bilal.

Classified as: publications
Published on: 3 Dec 2014

“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.

Classified as: Research
Published on: 10 Oct 2014

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 on: 6 Oct 2014

Alumni of the School - celebrate Homecoming with old friends and classmates, students and professors. Join us for the McGill School of Information Studies alumni cocktail reception which will include a tour of our premises and a presentation on what's happening at the School. RSVP/Pre-Register September 30 - October 15, 2014. Contact us at 514.398.6387, sis [at] mcgill [dot] ca (email us), or RSVP using the online RSVP form.

Classified as: alumni, Homecoming
Published on: 30 Sep 2014

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.

Classified as: Awards, Research, PhD
Published on: 25 Sep 2014

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.

Classified as: Research, grants
Published on: 15 Sep 2014

McGill University School of Information Studies Applications Now Open for Fall 2015.

Published on: 15 Sep 2014

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.

Classified as: Career services
Published on: 2 Sep 2014

McGill School of Information Studies recent graduate Talia Olshefsky (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, Talia worked with the Library’s extensive map collection, conducting an inventory and experimenting with new geographic information systems (GIS)-related tools and technologies to develop innovative ways of discovering this collection.

Published on: 2 Sep 2014

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.

Classified as: Awards, SIS, Research, PhD, Competitive Intelligence
Published on: 7 Aug 2014

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.

Classified as: EBSI-SIS Symposium
Published on: 7 Aug 2014

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. 

Classified as: Research, NSERC, grants
Published on: 7 Aug 2014

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