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On June 1, 2013 Brian Conheady was awarded 2nd Place in the Howard Teall Innovation in Accounting Education Award Competition by the Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA) at its Annual Conference.  Brian's submission focused on three interactive web based learning activities that he developed to assist students and instructors dealing with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) mixed attribute measurement model.  The learning activities are hosted on a dedicated server at the Telfer School of Management.  Read more ›

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Professor Walid Ben Amar received an Emerald Literati award for research published in the International Journal of Managerial Finance. The paper investigated the link between ownership structure, earnings management preceding a merger and acquisition and the acquiring firm’s subsequent long-term market performance. It was named as one of three “highly commended” papers published in 2012. The study was co-authored with Claude Francoeur and Philémon Rakoto, Department of Accounting Studies, HEC Montréal.  Read more ›

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Professor Jonathan Linton was a panellist at the Mitacs Policy Forum 2013 held May 28 in Ottawa on how to effectively translate R&D into business innovation. The theme of the panel was the role of the academic community in producing skilled R&D managers. More information is available online.  Read more ›

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Mayor Jim Watson and Alta Vista Ward Councillor Peter Hume have honoured Gilles LeVasseur with the Mayor’s City Builder Award, recognizing his many philanthropic contributions to the City of Ottawa including the work he has done for Ontario’s francophone community through his writings and volunteer work.  Read more ›

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Professor Umar Ruhi of the Telfer School and Sabbir Ahmed, a graduate student in the M.Sc. E-Business Technologies Program have been awarded Mitacs Accelerate funding which they will use to study BI (business intelligence) mashups.  Read more ›

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Gilles LeVasseur, part-time professor at the Telfer School, was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his contribution to the francophone community’s vitality in Ontario and in Canada and because of his commitment towards underprivileged groups including senior citizens, patients receiving palliative care and physically or mentally handicapped people.  Read more ›

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Sophia Leong recently joined key members of Canada’s business and enterprise sectors in Startup Canada’s leadership team as it prepares to launch its national strategy to support entrepreneurship in Canada.  Read more ›

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Lavagnon Ika of the Telfer School has received a prestigious prize from the International Project Management Association (IPMA) recognizing his research program on the supervision, management and critical success factors of international development projects funded by the World Bank. Professor Ika’s work opens up promising opportunities for reciprocal contributions between the fields of project management and international development while laying the ground for new insights on best practices.  Read more ›

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Prof. Rhaman keeps his entire class fully engaged by fostering a true discussion of ideas and by injecting a good sense of humour. He is held in high esteem by all of his students as shown by his being named the best teacher by the MBA Student association for over 10 years. Dr. Rahman further develops his students’ appreciation of the subject matter he teaches by organizing a professional development day each year. This professional development day includes a series of lectures from Dr. Rahman and industry experts relating to economics and finance.  Read more ›

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In accordance with its “Linked with Leadership” statement, the Telfer School is welcoming five CEO in residence for the Fall 2012 semester. Each CEO is scheduled to share their experiences and interact with first year students.  Read more ›

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