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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Telfer Health Transformation Exchange is Making Progress

On June 22, the Telfer Health Transformation Exchange (THTEX) held its second meeting, which was well attended by both Telfer professors and physicians leaders alike.  The group is keen on expanding joint work on transforming healthcare in the region through research and education. At the meeting, updates were provided on the progress to date and   …Continue Reading


Jonathan Patrick Awarded Grant from NSERC

Jonathan Patrick, a Telfer School professor who uses advanced modelling techniques to solve large-scale sequential decision problems in healthcare, has just been awarded a grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). His ground-breaking research is focused on capacity planning within a network of community services, with the goal of ensuring   …Continue Reading


Professor Lysanne Lessard Awarded Grant from NSERC

Professor Lysanne Lessard was awarded a grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) for innovative research in the field of knowledge-intensive service systems. Knowledge-intensive service activities are key components of industrialized economies, with this sector alone contributing over $80 billion to Canada’s Gross Domestic Product in 2012. A knowledge-intensive service   …Continue Reading


Telfer a Slam Dunk Choice for Gee-Gees Basketball Star

Vikas Gill is not only a third year BCom Finance student, he is also a member of the Gee-Gees varsity men’s basketball team.  Vikas is part of an elite group of only 300 varsity student-athletes on the uOttawa campus, and of only 34 studying at the Telfer School. Even though Vikas was recruited by the   …Continue Reading


Congratulations to Kathleen Kemp for her Spirit Award

Kathleen has positively impacted the community in many ways through her entrepreneurial endeavours and is a testament to leadership and passion. Among these endeavours is her involvement as President of Enactus uOttawa, a social enterprise project focused on creating businesses revolving around the community’s most pressing problems and her volunteer initiatives regarding mental health. She   …Continue Reading


Congratulations to all new Telfer Graduates

Throughout the weekend, we welcomed a new cohort of Telfer alumni and hosted two main events around convocation. Students first gathered at the New Graduate Reception to listen to inspiring keynote speeches from Ian Telfer, who also received his honorary doctorate this week, and Harley Finkelstein from Shopify. After convocation, we welcomed some of our   …Continue Reading


Entrepreneurs with a Social Conscience

Kathleen Kemp and Ajmal Sataar have a nose for business and their heart set on making a difference in their community. Since 2013, the fourth-year students have combined studies in management and finance at the Telfer School of Management with running a business called CigBins, a cigarette butt collection and recycling service. Read the full   …Continue Reading


Cheryl McWatters Elected to Canadian Academic Accounting Association’s Executive Committee

Cheryl S. McWatters has been elected to the three-year presidential ladder/executive of the Canadian Academic Accounting Association. President-elect for this year, she will serve as president next year and finally as past president in 2017. The CAAA is the essential organisation for accounting academics, with ‘the leading role in pursuing the interests of Canadian accounting   …Continue Reading


Pouya Safi received a President’s Award for Service Excellence

Pouya Safi was recently recognized for his excellent work at the Telfer School of Management. He was awarded an award for service excellence by Allan Rock.   Pouya has played a vital role in supporting the Financial Research and Learning Lab (FRLL) since its inception. He has collaborated with various professors to better integrate the   …Continue Reading


C2MTL: A Student’s Perspective on an Unconventional Conference

This blog post was submitted by Linda Mouhamou, BCom student. Leave everything you know about conferences at the door, including a dress code, because when it comes to C2 Montreal’s international conference you can certainly expect them to defy the conventional. Imagined by the Sid Lee creative agency and founding Partner Cirque du Soleil, C2 brings   …Continue Reading