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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Craig Kuziemsky Delves Into the Potential of Information Technologies for Supporting Collaborative Healthcare Delivery

Craig Kuziemsky presented research at the Information Technology and Communication in Health (ITCH) conference, Feb. 21-23 in Victoria, B.C., on the design of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to support collaborative healthcare delivery. Kuziemsky, a professor of health management at the Telfer School Management and the Director of the M.Sc. in Health Systems Program, presented   …Continue Reading

New Post-Doctoral Scholar Will Conduct Research on Intelligent Computing Applications

The Telfer School welcomes Xing Tan, a Post-Doctoral Scholar and expert in the area of Process Knowledge Representation and Reasoning. His research involves a sub-area of Artificial Intelligence dealing with how process knowledge can be represented symbolically and manipulated in order to allow computers to make automated inferences. Xing received his Ph.D in Industrial Engineering   …Continue Reading

Francois-Eric Racicot Tackles Measurement Errors in Financial Return Models

Professor Francois-Eric Racicot doesn’t mince words about the need to pay close attention to measurement errors in financial return models. “This is an extremely important subject, because when you measure your data badly, all your conclusions are biased,” says Racicot, an expert in financial econometrics, or the application of mathematics and statistical methods to financial   …Continue Reading

Leah Wright and Jennifer Viscosi win 2012 CIBC Mentoring Scholarships

On Thursday, January 31, 2013, $4,500 CIBC Mentoring Scholarships was awarded to Leah Wright, a Coop BCom student in Accounting, and Jennifer Viscosi, BCom in International Management.  Leah is an ambitious student who has three years of experience in administration and finance through extensive studies and working within the Canadian Federal Government. Her goal is   …Continue Reading

Professor Barbara Orser Delivered a Lecture on Women Entrepreneurs at Mount Saint Vincent University

Professor Barbara Orser visited Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax to discuss the transformative role of women in business. Dr. Orser shared her research with students and faculty as the 2013 Nancy's Chair in Women's Studies Visiting Lecturer, capping off her visit with a lecture on February 7th called “Feminine Capital: How women are creating   …Continue Reading