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Meeting the challenge of writing pieces for young musicians

Une fillette joue du xylophone

It’s all well and good to study the great composers like Mozart, Schubert and Tchaikovsky. In fact, it’s very good. But for a young student who wants to learn a musical instrument, practising on pieces by contemporary composers — Canadian, to boot — is even better!


Connect Locally, Empower Globally

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Renée Black (MSocSc ʼ09) continues to Defy the Conventional with PeaceGeeks, a non-profit organization that teaches high-tech skills to groups around the world that work for peace and human rights. Read the article »

Erica Ehm: Digital mom strategist

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Erica Ehm (BA ʼ85) talks about her career, from her days as a pioneering MuchMusic VJ to her current role as digital mom strategist and founder of YummyMummyClub.ca. 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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