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

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

New Research Grants & Awards
2016 Spring Newsletter / Faculty News

New Research Grants & Awards

Prof. Jamshid Beheshti is a co-investigator with Dr. Shaheen Shariff from the McGill Department of Integrated Studies in Education and others, on a 2015 Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Partnership Grant (Letter of Intent). The project is entitled “Defining the Policy Lines: Examining the Role of News and Social Media, Popular … Continue reading

Faculty Updates
2015 Winter Newsletter / Faculty News

Faculty Updates

The McGill School of Information Studies is pleased to share highlights of faculty news and achievements, including promotions, reappointments, publications, exhibitions, and international contributions: Dr. France Bouthillier has been reappointed as the School’s Director for another two-year term, ending in 2016. Dr. Elaine Ménard has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor. Professor Ménard’s … Continue reading

In Memoriam
2015 Winter Newsletter / Alumni News / Faculty News / In Memoriam

In Memoriam

The McGill School of Information Studies honours the following members of our community who have recently passed away. We extend sincere sympathies to family and friends. Alumni Mary Patricia 0’Neill, BLS’48, MLS’69, passed away on October 5, 2014 in Halifax, at age 95. Trish (or “Pat” to many), received her early education at the Convent … Continue reading