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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Prof. Chiocchio has been appointed Affiliated Researcher at the Institut de Recherche de l’Hôpital Montfort

Professor François Chiocchio  has been appointed Affiliated Researcher at the Institut de Recherche de l'Hôpital Montfort (IRHM) until 2016. Research at the IRHM centres on mental health, primary health care, nutrition and metabolism, and family health. Professor Chiocchio’s role at the Institute will be to study interdisciplinary collaboration in health teams and how service improvement projects   …Continue Reading


Gurprit Kindra Served as Expert Witness in Federal Court of Canada Ruling Concerning Brand Reputation

Gurprit Kindra, professor of marketing at the Telfer School, served as an expert witness in a recent case decided by the Federal Court of Canada. The dispute involved Corporation Habanos, the makers of Cohiba cigars, and Tequila Cuervo of Mexico. Corporation Habanos sought protection under Canada’s Trade-marks Act when Tequila Cuervo sought to market a rum in   …Continue Reading


Students Raise $424,314 on Kickstarter

Frank Bouchard , student in an interdisciplinary program in engineering management, developed the prototype of Wipebook because he didn’t  like to waste paper. Wipebook is basically a notebook that allows you to erase what’s on the page and then reuse it. While finishing his master’s degree in engineering management, he met Toby Maurice and Thomas Sychterz,   …Continue Reading


CGA-AGRC Concludes Year With Very Successful Public Lecture

The CGA-Canada Accounting and Governance Research Centre (CGA-AGRC) – a collaboration between the Telfer School and the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada that supports research in accounting and related fields – concluded the year with a public seminar by well-known public accounting expert Noel Hyndman of Queen's University Management School, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Professor   …Continue Reading


Telfer Students Shine in the Fall 2013 CGA Ontario Intopia Strategy Simulation

The CGA Ontario Intopia Strategy Simulation is an exciting and integrative learning opportunity for BCom students as part of their 4th year Strategic Management class. From November 13-17, students participated in this simulation at the Telfer School of Management’s Desmarais Building. Congratulations to the members of the winning team: Wilson Li Alex Tyutyunnik Brian Juin Phon   …Continue Reading


Doug Angus Launches New Study of Leadership Behaviours Among Nursing and Other Health Professionals

Professor Doug Angus and colleagues will study managerial behaviours that support research use in nursing and allied health professions with a grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CHIR). He will join researchers from the University of Ottawa School of Nursing, among them professor Wendy Gifford, the principal investigator; the School of Rehabilitation Sciences;   …Continue Reading


CASCO’s “Showtime” Show Raises Record $58,864.42 for CHEO

  On December 2, 2013, CASCO students took to the stage at the Delta Ottawa City Centre to raise a record breaking $58,864.42 for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).  The theme of this year’s event was “Showtime” and the different numbers were tributes to well-known movies. Amanda Richardson, Creative Director of CASCO 2007,   …Continue Reading


Spoonity gives punch cards a new flavour

Only three years after its official launch, local start-up Spoonity has already signed one of Ottawa’s biggest coffee shop chains, Bridgehead, as a client, and is in process of creating a pilot project for national chain Pita Pit. The winner of the 2012 start-up Garage competition, Spoonity is the brainchild of Telfer alumnus Myron Gomes and his   …Continue Reading