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Craig Kuziemsky

New University Research Chair holder Craig Kuziemsky says: "Now is the time to seize the next big opportunity in healthcare innovation"

The University of Ottawa has awarded Professor Craig Kuziemsky a University Research Chair in Healthcare Innovation. Professor Kuziemsky’s research program will centre on the creation of a data-driven framework supporting healthcare innovation driven by collaborative interprofessional teams. Read more ›

Published: June 17, 2016 | Category: Research Leadership

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Renewal of the University/Hospital Affiliation Agreement signed

On June 9, 2016, an audience assembled to witness the University/Hospital Affiliation Agreement Signing Ceremony, signifying the renewal of a unique collaboration that recognizes and addresses the shared academic missions of its partners into one single agreement. Read more ›

Published: June 16, 2016 | Category: Latest News

Francois Julien

Renewal of François Julien’s mandate as Dean

The Executive Committee of the University of Ottawa’s Board of Governors has approved the renewal of François Julien’s mandate as Dean of the Telfer School of Management. Dean Julien’s new mandate will be for a period of five (5) years and will begin July 1, 2016. Read more ›

Published: June 15, 2016 | Category: Latest News

Professors Bourgeault, Saadi, and Dutta honoured at Dean’s Assembly

Congratulations to the winners of the Telfer School of Management Research Excellence Awards, which were announced at the Dean’s Assembly on June 7, 2016: Read more ›

Published: June 15, 2016 | Category: Research Leadership


Medical scheduling through an analytics lens

A study by Amine Montazeri, a 2015 M.Sc. Health Systems graduate, focused on assignment scheduling in the division of anatomical pathology at the Ottawa Hospital pathology laboratory, was published in the Annual AMIA Symposium Proceedings (American Medical Informatics Association). Developed in collaboration with Jonathan Patrick, Wojtek Michalowski, and Diponkar Banerjee, the research describes an analytics optimization model embedded in a decision support tool that the clinical managers could use in determining the optimal monthly assignment schedule.   Read more ›

Published: June 13, 2016 | Category: Research Leadership


Millennials shape what it is to be an accountant

Accounting firms adapt their workplace in response to future employees’ expectations in a “bottom-up socialization process”; they portray a work environment “largely in accordance with millennials’ values and beliefs,” write Sylvain Durocher, Merridee Bujaki and François Brouard in a newly published study (Critical Perspectives on Accounting, February 2016). In an environment of fierce competition to attract trainee accountants, it would appear that these firms can’t ignore this generation’s expectations in terms in terms of career experiences and work environments. Both as “instigators” and “targets” of socialization, the firms and the new employees jointly influence what it is to be an accountant today. Read more ›

Published: June 10, 2016 | Category: Research Leadership

 Executive Committee for Place à la jeunesse 2015

Call for nominations : Executive Committee for Place à la jeunesse 2016

Interested in organizing the next edition of the largest academic competition among French high schools in Ontario? We are currently seeking candidates for the Executive Committee for the 13th edition of Place à la jeunesse in November 2016. The event will host more than 200 high-caliber students in the field of business among dozens of high schools across Ontario. It's your turn to offer a unique and unforgettable experience to the next Telfer cohort, all while developing your strategic planning, team management, and financial management skills, among others. If you wish to apply for the presidency or for the three other positions available on the Executive Committee, submit your online application by Friday, June 17, 2016. Read more ›

Published: June 9, 2016 | Category: Latest News


When ‘lay experts’ contribute to policy-making

What happens when accounting “lay experts” participate in policy making processes dominated by the professionals? Darlene Himick of the Telfer School and Marion Brivot and Jean-François Henri of Laval University examine professional and lay-experts’ contributions to the Governmental Accounting Standards Board’s (GASB) Pension Project. Over 2009-2012, the Pension Project deliberated on a highly contested issue over the “correct” discount rates to be used in the discounting of pension liabilities on government financial statements. The analysis provides an ethical perspective with implications for the future of accounting standard setting (January 2015 in Critical Perspectives on Accounting). Read more ›

Published: June 9, 2016 | Category: Research Leadership

Samir Saadi

Professor Samir Saadi is a Distinguished Visiting Researcher at Groupe ESC Troyes (France)

Samir Saadi will be a Distinguished Visiting Researcher at the Group ESC (École supérieure de commerce) in Troyes, France from June to July, 2016. Professor Saadi was invited as part of a program of support for international research cooperation funded by the Champagne-Ardenne region in France. An assistant professor of finance at the Telfer School, he will be working in collaboration with colleagues on a project titled “Product Market Competition and Cost of Equity Capital.” Read more ›

Published: June 8, 2016 | Category: Research Leadership

How does Telfer connect you to what matters? Let us show you.

In the spring of 2016, the Telfer School launched a video competition. With the intention of building a promotional video that would feature key aspects of our undergraduate program, we thought who better to unveil what we have to offer than our very own students? Read more ›

Published: June 8, 2016 | Category: Latest News