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Prof. Benjamin Fung Appointed Canada Research Chair
2016 Spring Newsletter / Faculty News / School News

Prof. Benjamin Fung Appointed Canada Research Chair

by Casey Scott “It is in recognition of the contributions made by my research team, especially by my PhD students in SIS, and a result of close collaboration with researchers and practitioners in the healthcare and national defense sectors,” says Prof. Benjamin Fung of his 2015 appointment as Canada Research Chair in Data Mining for … Continue reading

2016 Spring Newsletter / School News

Three New Graduate Certificates

The School is pleased to announce three new 15-credit graduate certificate degrees: Graduate Certificate in Digital Archives Management, Graduate Certificate in Information & Knowledge Management, and Graduate Certificate in Information Architecture. Designed for students or professionals holding a bachelor’s degree or higher, the certificates are comprised of five courses selected from a set of core … Continue reading

2016 Spring Newsletter / School News

New Master of Information Studies Courses

NEW MASTER OF INFORMATION STUDIES COURSES The Master of Information Studies (MISt) program is constantly evolving, with five new courses offered this year: INTEGRATING RESEARCH & PRACTICE This new MISt core course provides students with opportunities for analysis of theoretical and applied research in information studies, reflection on implications for professional practice and achievement in … Continue reading

Showcasing Learning: Class Open Houses
2016 Spring Newsletter / School News

Showcasing Learning: Class Open Houses

MASTER’S PRACTICUM OPEN HOUSE The three-credit Practicum (GLIS 699) provides second-year Master of Information Studies students with the opportunity to apply concepts and practices learned in coursework, and to strengthen skills by assisting in professional-level work under the guidance of a qualified information professional. The program remains one of the most popular electives at the … Continue reading

Faculty Updates
2016 Spring Newsletter / Faculty News

Faculty Updates

The McGill School of Information Studies is pleased to share highlights of faculty news and achievements. APPOINTMENTS & PROMOTIONS Prof. France Bouthillier was promoted to Associate Dean, McGill Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, on September 1, 2015. Dr. Bouthillier will continue to teach and perform research at the School. Prof. Kimiz Dalkir was appointed as Interim … Continue reading