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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


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


Gilles LeVasseur Receives the Gloire de l’Escolle Medal from Université Laval

Université Laval bestowed the Gloire de l’Escolle Medal on eight distinguished alumni, including Gilles LeVasseur, at the 63rd Awards for Outstanding Alumni. This medal honours alumni who help building the reputation of the University and their respective professions through community involvement and professional success.


Wojtek Michalowski Delivered the Laurent Picard Distinguished Lecture at McGill University

Professor Wojtek Michalowski presented the 2013-2014 Laurent Picard Distinguished Lecture at McGill University, March 14, 2014 in Montreal. This annual event recognizes leading scientists with clear impact on multi-disciplinary research domains. Professor Michalowski drew from his experiences designing, developing, and implementing clinical decision support systems (http://www.mobiledss.uottawa.ca) to discuss the challenges associated with introducing non-medical innovation   …Continue Reading


Professor Walid Ben Amar Appointed Executive Director of the CGA-Canada Accounting and Governance Research Centre

Walid Ben Amar has been appointed Executive Director of the CGA Accounting and Governance Research Centre. An Associate Professor of accounting at the Telfer School of Management, Professor Ben Amar will lead a dynamic team of scholars dedicated to producing leading-edge research in accounting and related fields. Through the generous financial support of CGA-Canada, which   …Continue Reading


Richard Clayman Appointed as Executive-in-Residence

Dean Francois Julien and Doug Dempster, Executive Director of the Telfer Centre for Executive Leadership, are pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Clayman as an Executive-in-Residence. The Centre for Executive Leadership is part of the Telfer School of Management and is focused on realizing the enormous potential of executive talent in the public, private   …Continue Reading


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


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


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.