PhD Research Presentation Days

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 08:00

This year’s PhD Research Days will be held at the iSchool on April 24 and 25, 2014, with Professor Sharon Strover (University of Texas at Austin) as our invited respondent.

Come see doctoral students participating in this important annual event to showcase their research at all stages of the process, from idea, to work-in-progress, to pending doctoral defense.

For the 2014 PhD Research Days, and as in previous years, the format will include the following components based on year in the program.

First AbleGamers Game Accessibility Arcade for Gamers with Disabilities in Canada

Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 12:00

The Semaphore Research Cluster at the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, will be hosting the First Canadian Game Accessibility Lab, which will launch with a press event and ribbon cutting ceremony on April 26th. The lab or "arcade" is being built by the AbleGamers Foundation, a US-based not-for-profit and the worlds' leading experts in making and advocating for games and game technologies that are accessible to players with disabilities. AbleGamers' co-founder, Mark Bartlett, just announced the collaboration at this year's SXSW festival.

Accessibility Arcade Launch Day

Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 12:00

Members of the press, researchers in games studies, disability studies, inclusive design and other related fields, parents, and gamers are invited to join us in launching the first-ever AbleGamers Accessibility Arcade in Canada, to be permanently hosted by the Semaphore Research Cluster.

Culture & Technology Lecture Series: "The Materiality of Rumor"

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 19:00
The continuing Culture & Technology Lecture Series is pleased to welcome Pieter Adriaans, University of Amsterdam, on March 25 to discuss "Information, art and meaning: Painting as a post-saturation discipline." - See more at:

Live Online Chat with Admissions

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 12:00

Join in the internet chat whether you have begun an application or are just curious about your future prospects. Admissions staff will be moderating the friendly discussions on the topics that you raise. It's an easy and convenient way to get your questions answered. Read the highlights of recent chats.

Weekly until, and including April 30

Faculty of Information (iSchool) Alumni Spring Reunion

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 18:00

Winter is finally over, well officially anyway. With thoughts of trees sprouting leaves on the University of Toronto campus, and students completing their final assignments, it is an exciting time we all look back on fondly. Take the opportunity to remember your time as a student with your fellow Faculty of Information classmates at the 2014 iSchool Spring Reunion!

FIAA Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 18:30

All alumni are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Faculty of Information Alumni Association. During this meeting, we will discuss objectives, priorities, updates to the by-laws, and fill vacant positions.

2014 FIAA By-laws Review

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