SIS is pleased to announce PhD candidate Mohd Saqib as FRQNT recipient

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:

Published: 11 May 2023

SIS is pleased to announce MISt student Connor Sin-Chan as SSHRC CGS award recipient

Congratulations to Masters in Information Studies - Project student Connor Sin-Chan as a recipient of the SSHRC Canada Graduate Student - Masters scholarship!

Connor's research:

Published: 3 May 2023

Channels News QS Rankings rate 28 subjects taught at McGill in global Top 50

SIS's Library & Information Management is holding steady at eighth spot for the second straight year.

Published: 5 Apr 2023

New posting for Assistant Professor position at SIS

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.

Published: 2 May 2022

Historical Unsung Heroes: McGill Bicentennial Celebrations

McGill Employees from the Past: Community Builders for McGill and Beyond

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.

Published: 13 Apr 2022

SIS Students contributing to DRAW Blog

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.

Published: 4 Jun 2021

Sounds in the City - In the News!

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.

Published: 27 Apr 2021

SIS Merchandise now available online

MISSA has organized SIS merchandise available for purchase online!


Orders can be placed online and shipped directory to your house 

Click the link to view products and place your order 

Published: 29 Mar 2021

SIS Masters student earns Pathy Foundation Fellowship

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

Published: 26 Mar 2021

Prof Kimiz Dalkir wins KM Award

Prof Dalkir was awarded the International Knowledge Management award at a virtual ceremony held in December 2020! 

Published: 26 Jan 2021

How did Montreal sound during the lockdown? Le paysage sonore du confinement à Montréal

Sounds in the City, a research partnership led by Dr. Catherine Guastavino at SIS, is investigating the effect of the pandemic on Montreal soundscapes.

Published: 15 Dec 2020

SIS Programs ranked high

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!

Published: 19 Aug 2020

Prof Benjamin Fung Promoted to Full Professor

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.

Published: 17 Aug 2020

Quieted City Sounds During Lockdown

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!


Published: 8 Jun 2020

Welcome Gracen Brilmyer

SIS is very excited to welcome Gracen Brilmyer as Associate Professor (Special Category) starting August 1, 2020

Published: 28 May 2020


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