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Health Systems Research Seminar Series presents: "Optimizing Organizational Structure in Family Practice"

Dr. Simone Dahrouge, Ph.D.
Director of Research & Scientist
C.T. Lamont Primary Health Care Research Centre - Bruyère Research Institute
Assistant Professor - Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa Read more ›

Published: November 27, 2014 | Category: Outcomes and impact


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Thesis Defence of Michael Falconi, M.Sc. in Health Systems

You are invited to Michael Falconi's thesis defence entitled Awareness and Motivation in Collaborative Practice for Disaster Management. M.Sc. candidate in the Master of Science in Health Systems program, Michael is studying under the supervision of Craig Kuziemsky, Associate Professor at the Telfer School of Management, and Tracey O'Sullivan, Associate Professor at the Interdisciplinary School of Health Sciences. The presentation will be held on: Read more ›

Published: November 21, 2014 | Category: Outcomes and impact


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Telfer Innovation Policy Seminar Series presents: "What Can the Canadian Government Do to Encourage Innovation through the Modification or Removal of Regulations?"

The Telfer Innovation Policy Seminar (TIPSS) will be held under the ‘leading question’: What Can the Canadian Government Do to Encourage Innovation through the Modification or Removal of Regulations? The discussion will be introduced with a brief presentation by Jayson Myers from the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters. The seminar will be held on: Read more ›

Published: November 12, 2014 | Category: Outcomes and impact


Wojtek Michalowski

Can Predicate Logic and Algorithms Improve Patient Outcomes?

Research by Wojtek Michalowski demonstrates the potential for using advanced decision-support tools for managing patients with multiple illnesses. It comes at a time of great discussion in the healthcare field around the themes of technology-assisted decision-making and use of disease-specific guidelines in complex patient cases. Read more ›

Published: November 4, 2014 | Category: Outcomes and impact


Ivy Lynn Bourgeault

Ivy Bourgeault, Visiting Scholar at the University of Sydney Business School, Australia

Professor Ivy Lynn Bourgeault of the Telfer School will be a Visiting Scholar at the University of Sydney Business School over the next three weeks. On November 6, she delivers the keynote address at the Global Health Migration Symposium organized by the Managing Global Migration Research Group, University of Sydney. Her presentation is titled, “Contrasting ‘Source’ and ‘Destination’ Country Perspectives on the Migration of Health Workers.”  On November 11, professor Bourgeault will present her recent research on the optimization of scopes of practice in healthcare at University of Newcastle in New South Wales. She is the keynote speaker at the “Symposium on Collaborations in Healthcare” sponsored by Newcastle Business School. Read more ›

Published: November 3, 2014 | Category: Outcomes and impact


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Telfer School Graduate Students Presented Their Innovative Research Projects at Annual ‘SAE Research Café’

The Telfer School’s “research café” held last week was a terrific success! This annual event brought together students in Telfer School graduate programs and joint Telfer-Engineering and Computer Science graduate programs. The participants had the opportunity to discuss their research through presentations and networking with academic colleagues and participants from industry and the public sector. Many of these students had won awards for excellence in the uOttawa’s engineering graduate poster competition, held in April 2014. Read more ›

Published: October 29, 2014 | Category: Outcomes and impact


Greg Richards

Telfer Professors Study Lessons of Public-Private Partnerships

Executive in Residence George Langill, Professor Greg Richards and graduate student Katherine Bock will produce a systematic review of studies of public-private partnerships as part of a consulting project with the federal Crown Corporation PPP Canada. Read more ›

Published: October 20, 2014 | Category: Outcomes and impact


David Doloreux

David Doloreux a Co-Investigator in $5.1 Million Research Partnership on Creating Digital Opportunity

Professor David Doloreux will research the diffusion of digital technology across the economy as part of a multi-institutional research partnership, “Creating Digital Opportunity: Canada's ICT Industry In Global Perspective,” to be led by the University of Toronto. With support provided by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the University of Toronto, the Canadian International Council, and other partner universities, firms and organizations, the project commitment totals $5.1 million. Read more ›

Published: October 9, 2014 | Category: Outcomes and impact


Sandra Schillo

Telfer School Hosted Meeting of Innovation Systems Experts from Canada and Germany

A workshop hosted by the Telfer School September 24 -25 brought together experts from Canadian research institutions and the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI) in Karlsruhe, Germany. It was organized by Professor Sandra Schillo, Telfer School, and Rainer Frietsch, Fraunhofer ISI. Participants delved into questions related to R&D efficiency, measurement of public research, scientific impact, and innovation policy, building on an earlier Telfer-Fraunhofer workshop that was hosted by the Canadian Embassy in Berlin in November 2013. Read more ›

Published: October 9, 2014 | Category: Outcomes and impact


Greg Richards

Study Demonstrates Importance of Middle Managers in Public Sector Organizations

A recently published study by Gregory Richards, Telfer School of Management, and Linda Duxbury, Carleton University demonstrates the pivotal role of middle managers as knowledge facilitators in public sector organizations. In particular, the research speaks to the importance of middle managers in enabling the use of knowledge by work teams, the impact of knowledge applicability and the role of common knowledge in teams. Read more ›

Published: September 30, 2014 | Category: Outcomes and impact