Congratulations to Mohd Saqib, PhD candidate at the School of Information Studies, on receiving the prestigious Fonds de Recherche du Quebec; Nature et Technologies scholarship. The FRQNT scholarship is awarded on basis of research and academic merit. A brief summary of his research:
Congratulations to Masters in Information Studies - Project student Connor Sin-Chan as a recipient of the SSHRC Canada Graduate Student - Masters scholarship!
SIS's Library & Information Management is holding steady at eighth spot for the second straight year.
The School of Information Studies (SIS), an academic unit in the Faculty of Arts at McGill University, invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the Assistant Professor rank. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2023. Qualified candidates should have a doctoral degree in information studies or equivalent.
This exhibit was created by Adjunct Professor Gordon Burr with the aid of three talented Archival Outreach practicum students in the School of Information Studies, Gabrielle Machnick-Kekesi, Kiana Lemay and Julia Fekete.
Blog Contributions to the DRAW (Data Rescue Archives and Weather ) Participatory Archives by students in the 641 Archival Description and Access course taught by Gordon Burr are highlighted in the May postings.
Prof Catherine Guastavino's research on urban sounds has been featured in the Radio Canada TV show Découverte with the participation of several SIS students and post-docs from the Sounds in the city partnership.
MISSA has organized SIS merchandise available for purchase online!
Orders can be placed online and shipped directory to your house
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Dominique Robichaud has been awarded a Pathy Fellowship; the project started as a MITACS supervised by Prof Kimiz Dalkir and Dominique went on to collaborate with the First Nations group. Click the link to read more about the McGill students who have earned fellowships
Dominique Robichaud | McGill University Community: Wabanaki Nation, QC Initiative: Waban-Aki Nation and Community Archives
Prof Dalkir was awarded the International Knowledge Management award at a virtual ceremony held in December 2020!
Sounds in the City, a research partnership led by Dr. Catherine Guastavino at SIS, is investigating the effect of the pandemic on Montreal soundscapes.
McGill jumps 12 places in global university rankings
In separate a ranking, 10 academic subjects at McGill were rated among the top 50 in the world
Library and Information Studies ranked 38th globally and 2nd in Canada. More information in the reporter article here!
The School of Information Studies is very pleased to announce that Prof. Benjamin Fung has been promoted to the rank of Full Professor. Prof. Fung is a stellar researcher and holder of the CRC Chair in Data Mining for Cybersecurity. He has an outstanding and seemingly unstoppable successful track record in grantsmanship.
Prof Catherine Guastavino's research on quieted city sounds during lock down has been featured several times this past month in the news and on the radio. Read or listen more about this new research here!
SIS is very excited to welcome Gracen Brilmyer as Associate Professor (Special Category) starting August 1, 2020