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Impactful research in the National Capital Region

Winners of the competition and Deans

On September 29th, the Sprott School of Business hosted the ‘‘Two Cities, Curious Minds: Graduate Research at Three Universities – National Capital Region Thesis Competition and Poster Session’’ event. This joint event between the Telfer School of Management, the Sprott School of Business and the Université du Québec en Outaouais highlighted the graduate students` research.

The event featured keynote speaker Ann Langley, Chair in Strategic Management in Pluralistic and Professor of Management at HEC Montreal. She shared with the audience her experience of discovering self-identity as a management researcher and academic. Discover who you are, know what you want and be aware of your options was her advice to graduate students.

The event also featured a thesis competition, in which 9 students from all 3 management schools had 10 minutes to present their current research in a creative way. Selected students also had the opportunity to showcase their research projects through a poster competition.

Congratulations to the winners:

Thesis competition:

  • 1st place: Wassim El-Kass, PhD student, Information Science and Technologie, Université du Québec en Outaouais
  • 2nd place: Dora (Yun) Wang, PhD student, Marketing and Information Studies, Management Program, Sprott School of Business
  • 3rd place: Alexander Chung, PhD Student, Management (Health Systems), Telfer School of Management

Poster competition:

  • Monika Jasinska, MSc student, Health Systems Management, Telfer School of Management