Academic information is now available for the 2017–18 academic year's Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies at McGill!
In a recent article in the McGill Tribune, PhD candidates from the Mittermaier and Cosa groups share their thoughts on study, research life and more. Read the article
Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies PhD student Fei Shu, recently awarded the 2015 ASIS&T SIG/MET Student Paper Contest for the paper “Evolution of iSchool Movement (1988-2013): A Bibliometric View” by Fei Shu and Philippe Mongeon (McGill University and University de Montreal).
As well, Fei’s paper "Twitter Activity and Scientific Collaboration of LIS schools and Faculty Members", co-authored with two PhD students from EBSI, won the Best Altmetrics Paper in the SIG/MET workshop at the ASIS&T Annual Meeting in November 2015.
Please note that the deadline to submit a new application for PhD Students to the NSERC CREATE ISS training program has been extended to Friday, June 19 th. For more information about the program requirements, Please click here.
Ms. Aube Mamias
Administrator (Acting), McGill Institute for Advanced Materials
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.
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.
Congratulations to McGill School of Information Studies PhD student Robert Douglas Ferguson on receiving a prestigious Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowship.
Robert's research investigates how senior citizens, who wish to live independently and remain in their own homes for as long as possible, can benefit from the results of 20 years of research in Personal Information Management (PIM).