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The School of Information Studies welcomes postdoctoral researcher Dr. Rita Orji at the Accessible Computing Technology Lab

The McGill School of Information Studies (SIS) is pleased to welcome postdoctoral researcher Dr. Rita Orji, who is undertaking research at the Accessible Computing Technology (ACT) Lab with Dr. Karyn Moffatt.

Rita’s research at the ACT Lab will focus on how interactive technologies can be designed to motivate desirable behaviours in older adults.

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Published: 3 Sep 2015

Dr. Catherine Guastavino of the School of Information Studies part of team to receive $11M in funding for innovations in music media and technology

McGill School of Information Studies faculty member Dr. Catherine Guastavino is part of a team of researchers with the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology (CIRRMT) who have been awarded $11M in funding through a grant from Canada Foundation for Innovation's 2015 Innovation Fund. ...

Published: 7 Jul 2015

School of Information Studies alumna & McGill Librarian April Colosimo awarded Librarian Excellence Award

McGill School of Information Studies alumna April Colosimo (MLIS '05), Liaison Librarian at the Schulich Library of Science and Engineering, has been awarded the McGill Library's 2015 Librarian Excellence Award.

The award recognizes a McGill librarian who has demonstrated excellence in academic librarianship and has shown efforts to improve library services through innovative practice, initiative and resourcefulness.

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Published: 7 Jul 2015

Montreal soundscape walks with Daniel Steele, School of Information Studies PhD student, featured in McGill Reporter

McGill School of Information Studies PhD student Daniel Steele was recently featured in a McGill Reporter article on the Montreal urban soundscape walking tours he gave last Fall and will give again this summer. Daniel specializes in the perception and conception of urban soundscapes. Read the article here: "Entendez-vous la ville?" http://publications.mcgill.ca/reporter/2015/06/entendez-vous-la-ville/

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Published: 7 Jul 2015

Former post-doc Jochen Steffens wins European Acoustics Association award for research at the School of Information Studies

Congratulations to former McGill School of Information Studies postdoctoral researcher Dr. Jochen Steffens on receiving a Best Paper and Presentation Awards to young researchers for his European Acoustics Association Euronoise 2015 article on work undertaken by Jochen at the School last year with PhD student Daniel Steele and Dr. Catherine Guastavino:

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Published: 6 Jul 2015

Postdoctoral position in accessible computing technologies, School of Information Studies

The Accessible Computing Technologies research group at McGill University (http://act.mcgill.ca) is pleased to announce a position for a postdoctoral fellow. Outstanding candidates with a background in HCI and Accessibility are sought for this position. Start date is flexible, with a preference for starting during Summer or early Fall 2015.

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Published: 22 Apr 2015

School of Information Studies MLIS student Cassandra Ricafort awarded ABQLA scholarship

Cassandra Ricafort, a 2nd-year Master of Library & Information Studies (MLIS) student at the School of Information Studies, has been awarded the 2015 ABQLA Student Scholarship from l'Association des bibliothécaires du Québec - Quebec Library Association. This award recognizes an outstanding ABQLA student member. Congratulations, Cassandra!

Published: 15 Apr 2015

Course evaluations matter... Evaluate your courses! March 23 - May 1

Evaluate your courses! Monday, March 23 - Friday, May 1

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Published: 25 Mar 2015

Dr. Kimiz Dalkir and PhD student Irene Kitimbo of the School of Information Studies are co-authors of a new knowledge management book

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).

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Published: 5 Feb 2015

Dr. Kimiz Dalkir of the School of Information Studies authors a new book on intelligent learner modeling

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

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Published: 15 Jan 2015

Dr. Jamshid Beheshti of the School of Information Studies is a co-editor of a new book on the information behaviour of children & adolescents

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.

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Published: 3 Dec 2014

Exhibit on knowledge sharing & trust with research by Prof. Evans of the School of Information Studies opens at Ontario Science Centre

“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.

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Published: 10 Oct 2014

Practicum Pause: An interview with School of Information Studies Master's student Diana DiFrancesco

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.

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Published: 6 Oct 2014

SIS alumni, join us for the SIS Alumni Homecoming Cocktail event on Oct. 17!

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....

Published: 30 Sep 2014

School of Information Studies PhD student Afroza Sultana awarded grant for research on accessible technology for older adults

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.

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Published: 25 Sep 2014

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