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Gender Diversity in the Boardroom Furthers Sustainability Initiatives

A study by the CPA Canada-Accounting and Governance Research Centre (CPA-AGRC) concludes that female representation in the boardroom makes it more likely for a firm to disclose climate-change related risks.  Read more ›

Mirou Jaana

Researchers from HEC, the Telfer School, and Université Laval will study the diffusion of IT innovation in healthcare from a socio-cognitive perspective with a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Guy Paré of HEC Montréal, Mirou Jaana of Telfer and Josianne Marsan of Laval are exploring why some innovations become highly popular and others do not. The public discourse surrounding three core health IT innovations which are at different stages in the institutionalization process will be examined, taking into account vendors and other groups of entrepreneurs.  Read more ›

Telfer Health Transformation Exchange is Making Progress

On June 22, the Telfer Health Transformation Exchange (THTEX) held its second meeting, which was well attended by both Telfer professors and physicians leaders alike.  The group is keen on expanding joint work on transforming healthcare in the region through research and education.  Read more ›

Jonathan Patrick

Jonathan Patrick, a Telfer School professor who uses advanced modelling techniques to solve large-scale sequential decision problems in healthcare, has just been awarded a grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). His ground-breaking research is focused on capacity planning within a network of community services, with the goal of ensuring timely discharges through the acute care setting as well as scheduling models for entry into health systems.  Read more ›

Lysanne Lessard

Professor Lysanne Lessard was awarded a grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) for innovative research in the field of knowledge-intensive service systems.  Read more ›

David Doloreux

Innovation captures the public’s interest because it can be such an elusive goal. Researchers in academe and in the public and private sectors are working to discover how, where and why innovation occurs.  Read more ›

Telfer Annual Accounting and Finance Conference a Resounding Success

The first Telfer Annual Accounting and Finance Conference was a notable success. More than 40 researchers from the Telfer School, Carleton University, Queen’s University, Université du Québec en Outaouais, and the Bank of Canada attended the event, hosted on May 15 in the Desmarais Building.  Read more ›

Craig Kuziemsky

An elusive but essential ingredient for success in collaborative health activities is establishing “common ground” among a diversity of individual and group actors. Existing research on common ground (CG) has for the most part focused on it as a one-time event, neglecting the multiple activities needed to develop CG over time.  Read more ›

Leila Hamzaoui-Essoussi

Research centres provide an invitation for greater collaboration between the Telfer School of Management and the Sprott School of Business, the annual research forum between the two schools heard last week. The event held on April 22 centred on developing research-centre “synergies, collaborations, and partnerships” between Sprott and Telfer. Dean Jerry Tomberlin of the Sprott School of Business, Carleton University and Dean François Julien of the Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa kicked off this year’s forum of knowledge-sharing “along the canal.” Brent Herbert-Copley, Vice-President, Research Programs, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), presented a keynote address on fostering industry-academic partnerships. In the afternoon, the participants heard from Merridee Bujaki (Centre for Research and Education on Women and Work (CREWW), Walid Ben Amar (CPA-Canada Accounting and Governance Research Centre), Gerald Grant and Aaron Nsakanda (Centre for Information Technology, Organizations, and People, CITOP, Sprott School of Business); François Brouard, Sprott Centre for Social Enterprises; and Wojtek Michalowski, Co-Director of the Health Transformation Exchange.  Read more ›

Professor Ivy Bourgeault Awarded Grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Ivy Lynn Bourgeault, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Chair in Gender, Work and Health Human Resources, will design an ethnographic study of the evolving workplace culture of the Ottawa Birth and Wellness Centre (OBWC). The research will examine midwives’ work lives and professional identity in this context while exploring aspects of interprofessional collaboration (among midwives, midwives and obstetricians/physicians, and midwives and birth centre aides). Professor Ivy Bourgeault of the Telfer School, Professor Cecilia Benoit of the University of Victoria, and a team of colleagues received a CIHR planning grant for the project.  Read more ›

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