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Is there such a thing as “rape culture” on campuses in Canada?

Who are the key players and actors on the issue of sexual violence on university campuses across Canada and internationally? Shaheen Shariff, Associate Professor with the Faculty of Education, Director of Define the Line Projects at McGill University has been awarded a $2.5 million Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Partnership Grant to address sexual violence on university campuses across Canada and internationally.

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Published on : 21 Oct 2016

Eugenie Bouchard tested by adversity, Dr. Bloom tells Gazette

After being named Canada's top female athlete two years in a row, young Quebec tennis star Eugenie Bouchard has lost 13 of her last 15 matches. Dr. Gordon Bloom of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Director of the McGill Sports Psychology Research Laboratory, was interviewed by the Montreal Gazette to help resolve questions brought to light by her recent disappointments.

Published on : 13 Aug 2015

Taking the pain out of office work

Office work will become much less of a pain in the neck if Julie Côté has her way. 

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Published on : 07 Jul 2015

Punishing kids for lying just doesn’t work

If you want your child to tell the truth, it’s best not to threaten to punish them if they lie. That’s what researchers discovered through a simple experiment involving 372 children between the ages of 4 and 8.

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Published on : 08 Dec 2014

In the news: Cyber forensics research by Dr. Fung of the School of Information Studies featured in McGill's Headway magazine

Dr. Benjamin Fung's work on cyber forensics and data mining is featured in the latest edition of Headway magazine, which highlights the best of research, discovery, and innovation at McGill University. Read the full text article about Dr. Fung's research and cyber forensic tool in Headway, Volume 8, Number 1 Spring 2014: The Big Picture on Big Data - 002//Cyber Forensics.

Published on : 07 Apr 2014

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

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.”

Published on : 18 Feb 2014

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

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.

Published on : 31 Jan 2014

The School of Information Studies welcomes Visiting Fulbright Scholar and Knowledge Management expert Dr. Jay Liebowitz

The McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) is pleased to welcome Visiting Fulbright Scholar and internationally recognized Knowledge Management expert and author Dr. Jay Liebowitz. Dr. Liebowitz will be in residence at the School from November 19 to December 2, 2013. Dr. Liebowitz will give seminars and workshops on knowledge management, big data, business analytics and on the management of intellectual capital to develop research agendas and directions for developing curricula on these topics at the School.

Published on : 19 Nov 2013

Rhiannon Gainor, School of Information Studies PhD student, named ASIS&T New Leader

Rhiannon Gainor, McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) doctoral student, has been named a 2013-14 ASIS&T New Leader. This year was exceptionally competitive, with 77 applications from ASIS&T members from 10 countries. This is the second time in two years a SIS student has won this award. Congratulations Rhiannon! View Rhiannon's bio.   About ASIS&T

Published on : 18 Nov 2013

School of Information Studies PhD students Rhiannon Gainor & Qing Zou win Information System Design Competition

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies doctoral candidates Rhiannon Gainor and Qing Zou, whose team won the annual Information System Design Competition at the 2013 Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) conference!

Published on : 15 Nov 2013

School of Information Studies PhD student Irene Kitimbo presents at ICICKM 2013

Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) PhD student Irene Kitimbo on her presentation at the 10th International Conference on Intellectual Capital, Knowledge Management & Organisational Learning (ICICKM 2013) at George Washington University in Washington DC.

Published on : 04 Nov 2013

School of Information Studies @ ASIS&T 2013 Annual Meeting

The McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) is strongly represented at the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) 76th Annual Meeting, Nov. 1-5 in Montreal. The conference is co-chaired by Dr. France Bouthillier, SIS Director and faculty member. Faculty, affiliated researchers, and students are participating in panels and workshops and presenting papers and posters.

Published on : 01 Nov 2013

School of Information Studies @ ICKM 2013 International Conference on Knowledge Management

The McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) is pleased to participate in ICKM 2013, the 9th International Conference on Knowledge Management held November 1-2 in Montreal.

Published on : 01 Nov 2013

The School of Information Studies welcomes new faculty members Dr. Benjamin Fung, Dr. Ilja Frissen & Dr. M. Max Evans

Professor France Bouthillier, Director of the School of Information Studies (SIS) is pleased to welcome three new faculty members:

Published on : 10 Sep 2013