School of Information Studies

Recent School of Information Studies PhD graduates Guillaume Boutard and Amandine Pras have been awarded two-year FQRSC post-doctoral fellowships.

Guillaume will be continuing his research at Université de Montréal and Amandine at Columbia University. Congratulations Guillaume & Amandine!

For more information on a range of funding opportunities available through the FQRSC (Le Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture), visit the FQRSC website.

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, Alumni News
Published on: 13 May 2013

The McGill School of Information Studies warmly congratulates the following incoming PhD in Information Studies students on receiving McGill Graduate Fellowships this spring:

Jesse David Dinneen: 2013-2014 Tomlinson Doctoral Fellowship recipient
Carolyn Pang: 2013-2014 Wolfe Fellowship in Scientific and Technological Literacy recipient

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, Student News
Published on: 30 Apr 2013

School of Information Studies graduating MLIS student Xenia Kurguzova has won a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) prize for her visual depiction of Eastern European corruption research.

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, Student News
Published on: 10 Apr 2013

A warm congratulations to graduating PhD student Kaushilya Weerapura and supervisor Dr. Kimiz Dalkir on the publication of Kaushilya's thesis as a book:

Self-Regulated Learning: An Information Science Perspective

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Classified as: SIS, Student News, education, Alumni News
Published on: 4 Apr 2013

Guillaume Boutard, graduating PhD student at the School of Information Studies, has been awarded a major Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) grant with co-PI Fabrice Marandola (Schulich School of Music).

Their interdisciplinary research project focuses on "Documentation, Dissemination and Preservation of Compositions with Real-time Electronics".

Congratulations Guillaume!

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, Student News
Published on: 28 Mar 2013

The School of Information Studies is currently seeking a new Faculty member with research expertise in Information and Knowledge Management (taxonomies, data mining, intelligence studies, knowledge transfer, organizational learning) and Curation and Preservation (digital archives, records management, authenticity, cultural heritage management, museum studies). Application deadline: May 15, 2013.

A link to the position posting is available on the School's homepage.

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education
Published on: 26 Mar 2013

The following School of Information Studies MLIS and PhD students presented at the 12th Annual EGSS conference: "Meeting in the Middle: (de)Constructing Knowledge|Rencontres au milieu: constructions et déconstructions du savoir" on March 15 and 16, 2013.

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, Student News
Published on: 19 Mar 2013

School of Information Studies faculty member Professor Peter McNally has been awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his outstanding contribution to the community.

Marc Garneau, MP for Westmount-Ville-Marie, will be presenting Prof. McNally with his medal at a ceremony on February 23, 2013.

Congratulations Professor McNally!

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, Faculty News
Published on: 22 Jan 2013

Congratulations to School of Information Studies MLIS student Sarah Wilkinson on her book review in the Fall 2012 edition of Archivaria, the journal of the Association of Canadian Archivists. Sarah reviewed The Lone Arranger: Succeeding in a Small Repository by Christina Zamon, published by the Society of American Archivists. Read Sarah's review.

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, Student News
Published on: 18 Dec 2012

School of Information Studies Masters of Library & Information Studies (MLIS) Archival Studies specialization students Parvaneh Abbaspour, Kerry Goodfellow, Nailisa Tanner, and Emily Zheng contributed a report to the December 2012 issue of the Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA) Bulletin on the Digital Preservation Management Workshop held at McGill this past September. The ACA workshop was hosted by the School of Information Studies and featured SIS faculty member Dr. Carolyn Hank as a guest instructor.

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, Student News
Published on: 11 Dec 2012

The School of Information Studies invites applications for the position of Associate or Full Professor, Tenure Track in the area of Human Information Interaction (HII). Deadline: January 30, 2013. Position posting [.pdf]

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, External News
Published on: 30 Nov 2012

Congratulations to Rhiannon Gainor, School of Information Studies PhD student for receiving the honour of 'best PhD paper presentation' (jointly awarded) at the 2012 European Conference on Information Management and Evaluation in Cork, Ireland, Sept 13-14, 2012. The paper was titled 'A Methodology for Competitive Intelligence Metrics' and was co-authored with Professor Bouthillier.

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, PhD News
Published on: 27 Nov 2012

Congratulations to School of Information Studies professors Dr. Jamshid Beheshti and Dr. Andrew Large, editors of the newly published book: "The Information Behavior of a New Generation: Children and Teens in the 21st Century".

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, Faculty News
Published on: 16 Nov 2012

The School of Information Studies is pleased to welcome postdoctoral researcher Fouaz Sofiane Ayachi. Dr. Ayachi is undertaking research at the Multimodal interaction Laboratory (MIL) on the physical characterization and perception of vibration transmission with Prof. Catherine Guastavino. Welcome!

Classified as: Faculty of Education
Published on: 29 Oct 2012

Congratulations to School of Information Studies students and faculty who presented at the "#Influence12 - Symposium & Workshop on Measuring Influence on Social Media" in Halifax, Nova Scotia September 28-29, 2012.

Paper presentation: Nouf Khashman (PhD candidate). "We are all Khaled Said" Page on Facebook: Exploring its Influence on the Egyptian Revolution.

Classified as: SIS, Faculty of Education, Faculty News, Student News
Published on: 9 Oct 2012

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