Vol 37 No 15
June 9, 2005
News & Notes
Out and About
June 30, 2005
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Papers & Presentations
Dr. James P. Feehan, Economics, gave a presentation in the
Fiscal Issues session at the Looking Backward, Thinking Forward conference,
which was organized by the Institute of Intergovernmental Relations at Queen’s
University and held on May 12-14. Dr. Feehan spoke on the treatment of natural
resource revenues within the federal government’s equalization program.
Dr. Walter C. Okshevsky, Faculty of Education/Department of
Philosophy, presented an invited paper on Teaching Philosophy in Education for
Pre-service and In-service Teachers as part of a panel discussion on this topic
at the annual meeting of the Canadian Philosophy of Education Society, sub-group
of the Canadian Society for Studies in Education, University of Western Ontario,
London, Ontario, May 30, 2005. Dr. Okshevsky is president of the Canadian Philosophy
of Education Society. Copies of his paper are available upon request at email@example.com.
Dr. Sudhir K. Saha, professor of Human Resource Management
and Organizational Behaviour, Faculty of Business Administration, presented
and published a research paper titled HR Decisions about Affirmative Action:
Do Individual Values and Education Make a Difference? at the Sixth International
Conference on HRD Research and Practice Across Europe hosted by Leeds Metropolitan
University in the UK, May 25-27, 2005. Dr. Saha was also one of the co-authors
of another research paper titled The Impact of Individual Values on the Importance
Attached to Training and Development by Line Managers presented and published
at the conference. Dr. David McGuire, Napier University, Scotland, Dr. Thomas
Garavan, University of Limerick, Ireland, and Dr. David O’Donnel, Intellectual
Capital Research Institute of Ireland were the other co-authors of the paper.
Both papers were very well received at the conference.
Dr. Graham Shorrocks, English, has a contribution titled Affirmation
in Farnworth in David Crystal’s The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English
Language, second edition Cambridge University Press, 2004.