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In the news: 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: 7 Apr 2014

In the news: School of Information Studies Director France Bouthillier interviewed by Ottawa Citizen re: national library catalogue move to OCLC

McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) Director Dr. France Bouthillier was interviewed for an April 1, 2014 article by the Ottawa Citizen regarding the outsourcing by Library and Archives Canada (LAC) of the national AMICUS catalogue to the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) library cooperative.

Read the full article here.

Published: 7 Apr 2014

DISE PhD grad Miranda Campbell short-listed for the 16th annual Donner Prize

Miranda Campbell, DISE PhD 2010 graduate and now professor of English at Dawson College has been short-listed for the prestigious 16th Annual Donner Prize. Her book "Out of the Basement: Youth Cultural Production in Practice and in Policy is one of five books vying for the 2013/2014 Donner Prize, the award for the best public policy book by a Canadian. Dr. Campbell's book was based on her dissertation which was supervised by Dr. Bronwen Low.

Published: 7 Apr 2014

New Distance Training Method Launched in Nunavik

McGill is partnered with the Kativik School Board to bring an innovative course delivery method to student teachers in Kuujjuaq, Nunavik. Read the full article from Nunatsiaq Online.

Published: 28 Mar 2014

Chiara Perico and Vanessa Bao received Best Oral Presentation Awards

Congratulations to Chiara Perico, MA Student, and Vanessa Bao, PhD Student, in School/Applied Child Psychology and members of Dr. Armando Bertone’s PNLab, received “Best oral presentation awards” at the annual research meetings of the FRSQ-funded Vision Research Network and Neuropsychology and Cognition Research Centers this past year!

Published: 25 Mar 2014

ECP's Dr. Shore Publishes Book "The graduate advisor handbook: A student-centered approach"

Dr. Bruce M. Shore, Emeritus Professor, in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology recently published a new book titled "The graduate advisor handbook: A student-centered approach".

Published: 12 Mar 2014

Dr. Muis Receives Richard E. Snow Award for Early Contributions

Dr. Krist Muis, Associate Professor, in the the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology recently received the Richard E. Snow Award from the American Psychological Association, divison 15 (Educational Psychology).

The Richard E. Snow Award is given to an individual who has made a significant early career contribution.

Congratulations Dr. Muis!

Published: 5 Mar 2014

Education Curriculum Resources Centre Update

  • The Library Services desk has moved to the back room, which is now the Education Curriculum Resources Centre.
  • Reserves materials are also located in the back. They are self-serve off the shelf. Please use the self-check machine or have a library staff member sign them out for you.
  • There are new hours (set by the Faculty of Education) for access to the Education study space (the former Library space)

Education Study Space Hours
Monday to Thursday 9:00am – 7:00pm
Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Published: 3 Mar 2014

Human Development Program Award Winners

The Human Development program is proud to announce the winners of the “2014 Article of the Year Award”, intended to highlight and recognize our HD students’ research accomplishments in their respective field of study.

The recipient of this year’s “Article of the Year Award”, is Amanda Saxe, a Ph.D. student supervised by Dr. Tara Flanagan. We would also like to acknowledge the work of Amy Shapiro, Ph.D. student, who is the recipient of an honorable mention award.

Published: 25 Feb 2014

DISE Welcomes New Faculty Member Dr. Lisa Starr

The Department is excited to welcome Dr. Lisa Starr to McGill. Dr. Starr moved to DISE from the University of Victoria, and is going to be strongly focused on teacher education. She is experienced in this area and completed her PhD on the topic, so will be well-placed to help us think about how to evolve our programs. 

Published: 24 Feb 2014

The Science of Safety: Helmets at the Sochi Olympics. An interview with KPE's Dr. David Pearsall

“Helmet design has become more sophisticated, yet still a lot of athletes are getting concussions,” says Dr. David Pearsall, Co-Director of the McGill Ice Hockey Research Group and an expert in biomechanics. “The question remains: what are we missing in term of helmet testing measures?” See the complete story in the McGill Reporter.

Published: 21 Feb 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: 18 Feb 2014

Congratulations to Drs. Derevensky and Sinacore, Elected CPA Fellows

The Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology would like to congratulate Drs. Jeffrey Derevensky, Professor, and Ada Sinacore, Associate Professor, on being elected Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) Fellows.

Published: 17 Feb 2014

The School of Information Studies welcomes postdoctoral researchers Dr. Cédric Camier & Dr. Jochen Steffens

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: 31 Jan 2014