As a follow up to this publication, Professor Chkir was requested to write an outreach article by “ Kapitalis Tunisia.”
We wish to extend congratulations to our 2019-2020 Telfer PhD Award winners!
Telfer PhD Student Engagement Award - Alexander Chung, PhD Candidate.
John Duncan and Deb Cross Awards - First prize - Hong Qiu, PhD Candidate and Second Prize - Alison Coates, PhD Candidate
Thank you to everyone who applied for these awards!
Professor Racicot’s article, coauthored with William F. Rentz and Raymond Théoret “Testing the new Fama and French factors with illiquidity: A panel data investigation”, was shortlisted to receive the Academic prize created by l’Association Française des Investisseurs Institutionnels. His article was one of the four publications selected from all articles published in French finance journals in 2018.
Katie McMillan, a second-year Master's of Health Systems student, was recently featured in a radio interview discussing the new Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program. Katie is completing her internship at the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark Public Health Unit, and is interested in healthcare access and strategic planning for vulnerable populations.
MSc. student Madeline King has been awarded a Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. The Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship program provides special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a master's or doctoral degree in a health-related field in Canada. The Canada Graduate scholarship Program is administered jointly by three federal granting agencies: the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Learn more about the Canada Graduate scholarship Program .
Ph.D candidates Alexander Chung (Ph.D. program) and Nicolas Legrendre (Ph.D. program) and M.Sc. students Nina Nesdoly and Heather Smith are the recipients of the Ontario Graduate Scholarships. The Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) program encourages excellence in graduate studies at the master’s and doctoral levels. OGS awards are merit-based scholarships available to students in all disciplines of academic study. The OGS program is jointly funded by the Province of Ontario and Ontario universities. Learn more about the OGS scholarhsip program.
In “First report the findings: genuine balance when reporting CTE,” a letter recently published in the Lancet Neurology, Professor Kevin Brand joined several US colleagues to bring a public health perspective to the debate about Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). Identified by patterning of brain tissue, CTE has been associated with neurological disorders, including mood, behavioral, and cognitive modalities. Its apparent link with repeat head trauma such as those experienced by athletes in contact sports has raised major concerns. The authors challenge a viewpoint expressed in an earlier letter published by William Stewart and 60 coauthors.
MSc. student Reem El Attar and PhD student Yanhong Li are the new SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Scholarship recipients. MSc. student Heather Smith has been awarded the CIHR Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship. The SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship program aims to develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of scholarly achievement in undergraduate and graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities. The Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship program provides special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a doctoral degree in a health-related field in Canada. Click here, to find out more information about the Canada Gruaduate Scholarship programs.