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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Telfer Students Join iGEM uOttawa to World Jamboree Competition in Boston

The University of Ottawa iGEM team traveled to Boston, MA for the annual iGEM World Jamboree competition which was held from October 30 to November 1. The team of students from science, engineering, and Telfer competed against hundreds of university teams from other parts of the world for the most innovative application of synthetic biology.   …Continue Reading

Samir Saadi an Invited Expert at the Southern Finance Association Annual Conference

Professor Samir Saadi of the Telfer School recently returned from the Southern Finance Association (SFA) annual meeting in Florida where he was an invited panelist on investment risk management. Each of the panelists had contributed to a new book, Investment Risk Management, to be published by Oxford University Press. Professor Saadi also presented two papers,   …Continue Reading

Award of Excellence in Promoting Canada-India Trade

Marvin Hough, Executive in Residence at Telfer and University of Alberta (BCom and MBA) graduate has spent a significant part of his career promoting Canada-India trade relations. He is also President of MIRA, an international consulting firm.  Marvin served 30 years at Export Development Canada (EDC) where he supported many Canadian firms selling to or investing   …Continue Reading

Exploring Business Possibilities in Iqaluit

As members of a uOttawa student organization called Enactus, my colleague Ajmal Sataar and I are always looking for ways to provide opportunities to those in need. Enactus tackles social, economic and environmental issues through business and is focused on bringing social enterprise to the community. When the opportunity came to bring these opportunities to   …Continue Reading

2nd Telfer Trading Competition- Another Success!

The 2nd Telfer Trading Competition (TTC) finished off with another successful year here at the University of Ottawa with forty registered students. These students gathered October 4, 2014 to compete, work hard, and push their trading capabilities to their limits. Participants had the opportunity to practice trading financial securities, build financial models and macros, and   …Continue Reading

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. “From a medical perspective, it’s a super important issue,” says   …Continue Reading

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   …Continue Reading