hitchBOT, Canada’s beloved hitchhiking robot will be hanging up its wellies and laying down roots at Ottawa’s Science and Technology Museum.
Dr Philip Savage co-presented on December 10, 2015 with two CSMM MA grads, Steven Watts (2015) and Tomasz Wiercioch (2013), at the international “Cultivating Communities: Research on Teaching & Learning Conference”.
The Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) recently admitted six communications professionals to the Society’s College of Fellows. One of these is MCM alumnus Victor Vrsnik MCM, APR, FCPRS.
Naomi Ahmad, a recent graduate of McMaster’s MA program in Communication and New Media, discussed her MRP research with Dr. Quail’s fourth-year seminar on international communication Nov. 26.
On Nov. 25, Terry Flynn gave a keynote talk to the Ontario Association of Public Health Communicators at Ryerson University.
Erica Cuda, a 4th year CSMM student, presents a poster session on her USRA-funded study “This is a Man’s World: Women in TV Sports Broadcasting” Nov 12 in McMaster’s CIBC Hall, 2-4PM.
Dr. Sharlee Cranston-Reimer, who teaches CMST 2H03 Gender and Performance, was awarded the Canadian Studies Network Prize for the Best PhD Dissertation in Canadian Studies.
Dr. David Harris Smith and Dr. Frauke Zeller presented a special guest lecture on hitchBOT for the Royal Canadian Institute for the Advancement of Science at the University of Toronto, Nov 2, 2015.
Last week Dr. Christina Baade gave her paper “Beyoncé 2013: Musicianship, Celebrity, and Motherhood” as a part of a Gender Studies and Feminist Research panel. Dr. David Harris Smith presented on “The Death and Lives of HitchBOT”.
“Patrolling the invisible borderline where helpful technology becomes intrusive technology is but one of the many pursuits Paula Gardner is taking on in her new role as Asper Chair in Communications.” McMaster’s Daily News reports…