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Julia Koulik, student in the MHA program, was named among six of Canada’s top emerging health-care professionals and awarded the Robert Wood Johnson Award at the National Health Leadership Conference at a special ceremony hosted by the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL) and the Canadian Healthcare Association (CHA). The award recognizes individual achievement and promising contributions in the field of health services management.  Read more ›

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Professor Muriel Mignerat won a best paper award for a study titled, «Using Telecare for Diabetic Patients: A Mixed Systematic Review», presented during eTELEMED 2013, the Fifth International Conference on eHealth, Telemedicine, and Social Medicine, held in Nice, France earlier this year. The study’s authors are Isabelle Vedel of the McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Muriel Mignerat of the Telfer School, and Anshuman Saksena and Liette Lapointe of McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management. The award was given by the Board of the International Academy, Research, and Industry Association (IARIA).  Read more ›

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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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