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Meet three new faculty at Smith

September 5, 2019

Kingston, Ont. – How does regulation affect the behaviour of financial institutions? How can analytics improve lineups for customers and businesses? And how do people make sense of often ambiguous and contradictory emotional signals in the workplace? These are three questions that three new researchers at Smith School of Business are working to answer.

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Smith students win at pitch competition

August 30, 2019

Kingston, Ont. – Well-read and knowledgeable, a “star” researcher, mentor and an asset to Smith. That’s how Professor Bill Cooper’s colleagues and former students described him on the occasion of his retirement from Smith School of Business after 43 years.

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Scotiabank Centre for Customer Analytics at Smith School of Business celebrates success

August 21, 2019

Kingston, Ont. – Established with an initial gift of $2.2 million from Scotiabank, the SCCA has seen a number of successes since its start, including research advances in the areas of pricing, revenue management, loyalty programs, adaptable database management systems, analytics and decision making, and ethics and AI. In July, Scotiabank reaffirmed its commitment to the centre’s mission and success with $2 million in additional funding, supporting the centre through to 2025.

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Smith School of Business partners with leading international business schools to create the Global MIM Network

August 19, 2019

Kingston, Ont. – Today marks the launch of a new global, multiple school exchange program. The Global MIM Network will be run between four schools: Imperial College Business School in the UK, ESMT Berlin in Germany, SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business in Singapore and Smith School of Business at Queen’s University in Canada.

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Remembering Kristian Palda

August 7, 2019

Kingston, Ont. – From fleeing communism to winning Queen’s University’s highest award for research excellence, Smith Professor Emeritus Kristian Palda, BCom’56, lived a storied life. A revered professor and prolific researcher, Palda passed away peacefully at home in Kingston on July 26, surrounded by family. He was 91.

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