A two-year postdoctoral fellowship has been established and named in honour of iSchool alumnus and former Guelph University Chief Librarian and Chief Information Officer, Michael (Mike) Ridley (MLS 1979).
The iSchool’s AIS (Association for Information Systems) Student Chapter at the University of Toronto has once again gained worldwide prestige winning their second AIS award in a row.
The AIS is the premier worldwide professional association for individuals and organizations who are leaders in the research, teaching, practice, and study of information systems.
Faculty of Information alumnae and sessional instructor, Cathy Blackbourn, is this year’s proud recipient of the 2015 Ontario Museum Association (OMA) Distinguished Career Award of Excellence.
The Award is presented to individuals who, over an extended period of time, have created a lasting and meaningful legacy in the Ontario museum community.
Dr. Jenna Hartel and the iSquare research team are representing the University of Toronto on a global stage at the ASIS&T (Association for Information Science and Technology) annual meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, November 6-10.
The group will report emergent findings from their study of visual conceptions of information across 12 countries.
This fall, the University of Toronto welcomed new professors, and four of them who joined the Mississauga campus have graduate appointments at the Faculty of Information.
Jeff Boase, Alessandro Delfanti, Victoria McArthur, and Cosmin Munteanu bring a wealth of research and practical experience guaranteed to further enrich the iSchool’s ever expanding academic diversity.
Dr. Harriet Sonne de Torrens, an iSchool alumna with a Master of Information Studies (2001), has won the 2014-2015 Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations (OCUFA) Academic Librarianship Award.
Earlier this year, iSchool lecturer, Susan Elliott Sim, assembled a team of four University of Toronto students and one alumna to compete in the Hacking Health Design Challenge. The eight-week hackathon challenged participants to design and build applications to support eHealth delivery in Ontario.
Three faculty members achieved a career milestone when they we
The Faculty of Information is proud to recognize Jeff Peachey has been chosen for the Patricia Fleming Visiting Fellowship in Bibliography and Book History, for his immense contributions to bibliography, book history, and his binding mastery.
MEDIA ADVISORY from the UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, October 15, 2015
The McLuhan Program Launches “City as Classroom: Ideas Without Walls”