Graduate Students' Corner
Congratulations Telfer Research Programs Graduates!
Please join us in congratulating the following Telfer Nation MSc and PhD students who successfully completed their respective programs this term. This is a huge milestone in their life journey and all of Telfer is celebrating their success and wish them luck in their future endeavours.
|Student Name||Diploma Description||Thesis Title||Supervisor(s)||Final Submission Date|
|Weiqing (Claire) Liu||Master of Science - Management||Investors' and Analysts' Reactions to Other Information Disclosure on the Auditor's Report.||
• Shujun Ding
• Qiu Chen
Master of Science -
|Using a Simulation Model to Assess the Impact of a Lung Cancer Screening Regimen on Wait Times and Cancer Stage Distribution.||
• Wojtek Michalowski
Master of Science -
|Exploring the Experiences and Sense-making of Patients and Informal Caregivers in the Inpatient Specialist Palliative Care Context.||
• Agnes Grudniewicz
• Shirley Bush
|Parisa Keshavarz||Master of Science - Management||Interpretable Contextual Newsvendor Models: A Tree-Based Method to Solving Data-Driven Newsvendor Problems.||
• Jonathan Li
• Erick Delage (HEC Montreal)
|Chantale Jacques-Gagnon||Master of Science - Management||Is Freedom Enough? An Exploratory Case Study on the Links Between Liberation Management and Self-Determination Theory.||• Martine Spence||2022.03.16|
Master of Science -
|Media Analysis of COVID-19 and the Portrayal of Youth Mental Health in Ontario News.||
• Tracy O'Sullivan
• Agnes Grudniewicz
Telfer Graduate Research Programs Student Association (TRGSPA)
Telfer Graduate Research Students, did you know that you have a student association? This committee represents the student body and works to enhance your experience as a Telfer research student.
Do you want to get involved or have more questions? Click here for more information !
In the News
Congratulations to PhD in Management candidate, Daniel J. Quintal-Curcic, who placed as a top 25 finalist in the 2022 SSHRC Storytellers Challenge! Daniel will be receiving a $3,000 cash prize for placing in the shortlist.
The top 5 winners will be revealed at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences in May 2022. We wish Daniel the best of luck at the competition!
Congratulations also to PhD in Digital Transformation & Innovation candidate, Scarlett Kelly, and MSc Health Systems student, Danielle Cruise who also participated in the challenge. All 3 students were awarded a $500 grant from the Telfer Research Office to support them.
Telfer Research Expertise
Tools for academic success
- Research Office Scholarship Workshops - Presentation
- Research Office Scholarship Workshops - Guideline to structure a research proposal
- MHS/MGT Thesis Proposal and Internship presentation
- Preparing a literature review? - Workshop documents
- How to give a compelling talk!
- International Institute for Qualitative Methodology Webinars - University of Alberta
Predatory Publications and Conferences
- Predatory Publications: What they are and how to avoid them
- Decision-making diagram for predatory journals
- Identifying predatory or pseudo-journals
- OHRI - Centre for Journalology - Predatory Journals
- Article - Predatory Journals: No definition, no defense
- Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing
- Deceptive Publishers
- Graduate Professional Development Opportunities
- Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies - Resources for Students
- Free e-books on career development - uOttawa Library
Applying for a SSHRC?
Applying for a CIHR?
Applying for an NSERC?
- Information Session on NSERC Scholarships and Fellowships
- NSERC Program Guide for Students and Fellows
Telfer Graduate Research Programs Thesis Competition
NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION MANAGEMENT THESIS COMPETITION
Research projects including human subjects will require ethics approval. Here are some tools and information to assist you in this process of obtaining ethics certification:
- Student Ethics Application Process
- Office of Research Ethics and Integrity - Website
- Ethics Approval for Research Involving Human Participants - OREI
- Who can submit?
- Application for Ethic Certificate: A Few Tips
- The TCPS 2 Tutorial: Course on Research Ethics (CORE)
- Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans – TCPS 2 (2018)
- Info on Research Ethics Board (REB) process for students
For advice on ethics submissions, please contact the
All graduate students, who meet the eligibility criteria for the various external scholarships/awards (below list) are encouraged to apply. Please note that graduate scholarships are awarded through a competitive process.
Proposals that are put forward to the Office of the Vice-Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies are evaluated as per the University of Ottawa procedures.
Each submission should be accompanied by a written consent from the respective student’s supervisor(s).
|May 20, 2022||Daniel Zéghal Award For Excellence In Accounting Research (MSc)||Apply|
|May 20, 2022||Daniel Zéghal Doctoral Research Scholarship||Apply|
|September 2022||Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships||Apply|
|December 1, 2022||Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) and the Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology (QEII-GSST)||Apply|
|December 1, 2022||Canada Graduate Scholarships - Master’s Program (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC)||Apply|
|January, 2023||Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships||Apply|
|January 15, 2023||Telfer PhD Engagement Award||Apply|
|February 15, 2023||John Duncan and Deb Cross Award||Apply|
|February 28, 2023||François Julien Doctoral Research Scholarship||Apply|
Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature et technologies (Masters, Doctoral)
Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la société et la culture (Masters)
|TBD||Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la société et la culture (Doctoral)||Apply|
Fonds de recherche en santé du Québec (Masters)
|TBD||Fonds de recherche en santé du Québec (Doctoral)||Apply|
Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral Program (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC)
|TBD||CIHR: Health System Impact Fellowship (doctoral trainees and post-doctoral fellows)||Apply|
Other funding opportunities through University of Ottawa Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Telfer School of Management Research Grant (SMRG) - SMRG Student Thesis Research Grant
This grant is intended for graduate students who are registered full-time in a thesis-based graduate research program offered by the Telfer School of Management (currently MSc in Management, MSc in Health Systems, MSc in DTI with a Telfer supervisor). The Student Thesis Research Grant has been created to support students in their thesis research. The value of the grant is a maximum of $2,000 for a duration of up to 1.5 years. For MSc students, this is intended as a stipend and/or expenses related to the thesis research.
Applications are submitted by full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty at the Telfer School of Management. The principal investigator is responsible for managing the funds according to the University of Ottawa and the Telfer School of Management policies and regulations.
- The student must be registered full-time in an MSc in Management, MSc in Health Systems, MSc in DTI program offered by the Telfer School of Management and be supervised by a member of the Telfer faculty.
- The research must lead to the thesis of the student.
- The thesis proposal should be defended and approved at the time of the application.
- The graduate student is expected to work full time on his/her thesis research project.
- If a student withdraws from the program or defends their thesis, any remaining research funds will be returned to the SMRG program. The faculty member is required to contact the Research Office with a written request (letter or email) to close the account.
- Funds cannot be reallocated to a different student of the principal investigator.
- A request to extend the duration of this grant needs to be made to the Research Office and, if granted, the extension will not exceed another full calendar year. A formal request must be made at least two months prior to the end of the grant period.
- Supervisors who have external funding will be expected to provide a top-up contribution of $1000.
- Request for funding has to be submitted through the online portal by the supervisor.
- A graduate student is eligible to receive the Student Thesis Research Grant only once for a given program of a study.
- This grant is not intended for pedagogical uses.
Thesis and possibly academic publication or presentations.
Telfer Travel Fund for MSc and PhD Students (Grad-SMTF)
This program is only available to Telfer MSc or PhD students supervised by Telfer School of Management professors, or DTI PhD or MSc (with thesis) students supervised by a Telfer professor, for the presentation of research findings at academic conferences from work undertaken within the context of the masters or doctoral program offered by the Telfer School:
*The supervisor must be an APUO member.
MSc Students - The maximum amount available per student is $1200 for Telfer students and $400 for DTI students (DTI students can receive additional funding from the Engineering faculty) for travel to one conference and for 2nd year only: only students having completed the first term of their programs are eligible.
PhD Students - The total amount available per student is $1,300 for PhD in management students and $500 for DTI students (DTI students can receive additional funding from the Engineering faculty). This amount is available twice in their program, representing a total of $2,600 for travel to present research findings at two conferences in different academic years.
Application procedure – Applications will be submitted via the School of Management Research Grant Portal. Please create a profile on the portal in order to apply, using your uOttawa email, and indicate that you are a student. Click the application for Telfer School of Management Travel Fund for either Masters or PhD, complete the application and attach the required documents.
Full guidelines are available on the portal before you click to apply.
For advice on how to apply to this program and obtain reimbursement or any other questions, please contact
Academic Project Fund - Graduate Students' Association of the University of Ottawa (GSAÉD)
If you participate in conferences, round tables or field trips as a graduate student, GSAÉD may contribute financially depending on the overall cost and the total amount of funding from other sources.
Visit the GSAÉD website for more information on the Academic Project Fund .
John Duncan and Deb Cross Award
This award is allocated on a competitive basis to a PhD student at the Telfer School of Management for publishing a paper in a peer-reviewed journal.
Telfer PhD Student Engagement Award
The purpose of this award is to recognize one PhD student at the Telfer School of Management who exemplifies the qualities of an engaged student. Students who are selected to receive this award will have demonstrated continued engagement with the program on many levels, namely by: demonstrating initiative in consistently applying for external funding, along with external and internal scholarships; demonstrating success in their courses; showing steady progress in their research program; publishing their research findings; and presenting their research at academic conferences.
Daniel Zéghal Award For Excellence In Accounting Research (MSc) and Daniel Zéghal Doctoral Accounting Research Scholarship (PhD)
This scholarship, linked to the CPA Canada Accounting and Governance Research Centre, was created through the initiative and generosity of Professor Daniel Zéghal. as part of the CPA Canada Accounting and Governance Research Centre. Its goal is to promote research and skills development in the field of accounting.
François Julien Doctoral Research Scholarship
Honouring François Julien's contributions as dean, the François Julien Doctoral Research Scholarship Fund was set up to help fuel a project at Telfer that he is passionate about, the PhD program in management. This endowed award will support our outstanding PhD students and their influential research.
If you are wondering why you should participate…
- This is an excellent opportunity for professional development, to explore innovative strategies to promote your research project, and share your story with the world.
- Storytelling is now recognized by the business community as an indispensable tool for sharing and promoting ideas.
- Improve your communication skills and enhance your resumé with this prestigious award.
- Diversify your social network with this opportunity for global recognition.
If you are a Telfer student, are 19 years of age or older, and wish to participate in the SSHRC Storytellers contest, Telfer wishes to support you in the preparation of a video, podcast, infographic or a creative audio-visual production about a Telfer research project funded by SSHRC. You could win one of three 500$ prizes to be used to cover your production costs. Applications details are available here.
Telfer Graduate Research Programs
- Master of Science in Management
- Master of Science in Health Systems
- Doctoral Studies in Management