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Early cancer screening could save Canadian healthcare system nearly half a billion dollars over patients’ lifetime

Expensive, lifesaving treatments could be drastically reduced if Canada followed the U.S. model and started screening for breast cancer at 40.
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Canadian Pandemic Preparedness Hub receives more than $115M to boost Canada’s capacity for home-grown vaccines and biotherapeutics

The Canadian Pandemic Preparedness Hub (CP2H) has been awarded more than $115 million to boost Canada’s capacity to develop and manufacture life-savin…
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Researchers at uOttawa boost efficacy of solar panels

Solar energy is a crucial asset in the fight against climate change, and researchers at the University of Ottawa have devised a smart approach to opti…
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uOttawa to host talks between world’s top university leaders in Canada’s G7 year

 The University of Ottawa is first Canadian host of the U7+ Alliance Summit.
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Fans are not a magic bullet for beating the heat!

A new study by researchers at the University of Ottawa throws cold water on the idea that fans can effectively cool you down during extremely hot weat…
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Retirement of Martha Jackman
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Retirement of Martha Jackman
May 23

Law as a Terrain for Advancing Social Justice: Retirement of Martha Jackman

Honouring the retirement of Martha Jackman from the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa, this Symposium will centre on the legal commitments th…
Faculty of Law
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Faculty of Law
Jun 12 to Jun 13

Competition Policy in the 21st Century: Charting a Path Forward for Canada

The two-day symposium will bring together a broad cross-section of experts and stakeholders from academia, government, policy think tanks, advocacy gr…
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May 6 to May 17

University of Ottawa event calendar from May 6 to 17, 2024

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The foreign interference inquiry report shows commissioner Hogue is succeeding …

Justice Marie-Josee Hogue’s just-released foreign interference report provides more transparency and details beyond the opaque conclusions offered by “independent” special rapporteur David Johnston almost precisely a year ago, writes Faculty of Social Science professor Michael Kempa.
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The scaling back of Saudi Arabia’s proposed urban mega-project sends a clear wa…

"Many plans for ideal cities have been impractical fantasies, writes David Murakami Wood. "But NEOM also typifies a massive and persistent failure of the imagination driven by a capitalism — blinded by fossil-fuel ideology — and unable to come to terms with the necessity of confronting the climate crisis, growing global inequality and the persistence of war and genocide."
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Are cold plunges and saunas safe for kids? What parents need to know about the …

Experts warn that kids’ systems for regulating internal temperature are still developing: “So whatever risks you have in adults will be amplified by an order of magnitude,” says Francois Haman, a professor of biology who researches thermal physiology at the University of Ottawa.

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