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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Craig Kuziemsky Named Young Researcher of the Year at the Telfer School of Management

Craig Kuziemsky is the recipient of the inaugural Telfer School of Management Young Researcher of the Year Award presented annually to a faculty member who has made exceptional contributions to research and the training of students within the first seven years as a full-time professor. The award comes with a research grant of $5,000; the   …Continue Reading

Greg Richards Presented at University of Ottawa Conference on Use of Digital Technologies in Healthcare

Professor Greg Richards chaired a workshop at the University of Ottawa’s Digital Transformation 4.0 conference on the use of information technologies in patient-centred healthcare. Director of the IBM Centre for Business Analytics and Performance at the Telfer School, professor Richards chaired a session titled “Identifying challenges in healthcare that can be resolved through collaboration with   …Continue Reading

Prof. Doug Angus Helped Develop the 2013-16 Cardiovascular Health Plan for Champlain Region

Professor Doug Angus of the Telfer School was a member of the Strategic Planning Leadership Committee for the 2013-2016 cardiovascular health plan for Champlain region. The Champlain Cardiovascular Disease Network Strategy and Action Plan launched earlier this month is designed to mitigate the costs and the negative health outcomes of cardiovascular disease, the number one   …Continue Reading

Professor Wojtek Michalowski Granted Polish State Professorship

Professor Wojtek Michalowski was granted state professorship from the President of Poland upon the recommendation of the Polish Academy of Sciences and after a rigorous process. This is the highest academic title in Poland and it’s given for research accomplishments recognized internationally.  

New research by Shujun Ding: Does IFRS Adoption Improve Private Firms’ Access to Debt Financing?

A new study by Professor Shujun Ding funded by the University of Ottawa’s Research Development Program and the Telfer School examines which factors lead private firms’ to voluntarily adopt the international financial reporting standards, or IFRS. The research also asks if the adoption of IFRS improves access to external capital. Implementation of IFRS — mandatory   …Continue Reading

David Doloreux launches Comparative Study of Innovation Practices in Canada and France

David Doloreux will lead a study examining the relationships between territory, innovation and economic development within the manufacturing and service sectors through a $40,000 grant from the International Research Acceleration Program and the Telfer School of Management. The researchers will draw on emerging theories of innovation in a comparative study of innovation practices in different   …Continue Reading

Differences Between IFRS and CGAAP Values Widespread and Significant, Reveals CGA-Canada Report

A new report by the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (CGA-Canada) reveals that the adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) has had a noticeable impact on the financial statements of Canadian-listed companies. The source of the differences in financial reporting is linked to a broad range of accounting adjustments. The study looked at   …Continue Reading

Claude Des Rosiers donates new chairs for the Executive classroom at the Telfer Centre for Executive Leadership

Claude Des Rosiers, VP and General Manager of Boone Plumbing in Ottawa, while not a graduate of Telfer, has become one of our most recent very generous supporters. In recent years, Claude worked with Telfer as the lead industry sponsor and partner for a new executive education program entitled Leadership for Growing Businesses which is geared   …Continue Reading

Prof. Sandra Schillo Examines Challenges for Public Research Systems

How can public investments in research translate into more innovation? A big part of the answer lies in improving science-industry linkages — and better methodologies to measure research impact, predicts Sandra Schillo, assistant professor at the Telfer School since 2012. This comes as the application and validation of public research has emerged as an increasingly   …Continue Reading