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Using pop culture to teach ancient history

Selon le professeur Burgess, ces analogies avec la science-fiction et la culture populaire aident les étudiants à retenir des faits importants. Photo: Robert Lacombe

Giggles are not usually heard as students take exams. But then, teachers don’t usually wield Star Wars light sabres or wear togas to class.


The enterprising philanthropist

Jay Hennick speaking at podium during 2014 fall convocation.

Business leader Jay Hennick runs a global corporation providing commercial real estate brokerage and property management services. He also finds time to support many charitable causes in education and health care. Read the article »

Finding Franklin

Underwater image of the HMS Erebus ship’s bell lying on its side in seaweed.

Alumnus Marc-André Bernier was one of the first people to see HMS Erebus, one of two Franklin expedition ships that have been missing for 170 years. Read the article »


Research and perspectives

Advanced Research Complex: Probing the secrets of the Earth and light in a new world-class centre

The latest issue of Research Perspectives offers a sneak peek at the University of Ottawa’s new Advanced Research Complex.

Meet some of the scientists behind this powerhouse of photonics and Earth sciences research and tour its world-class facilities.

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