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Study shows gaps in research on cancers affecting Canada’s Black communities

The University of Ottawa’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Black Health (ICBH) has noted large gaps in research on types of cancer affecting Canadian Bla…
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Weathering climate change: new mitigation initiative to benefit Indigenous comm…

The National Indigenous Climate Compass (NICC), an online data analysis tool, is the winning project of a 1-million-dollar grant from the TD Ready Cha…
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Historic investment of $34.7M to bolster French-taught programs at uOttawa

This will allow uOttawa to expand its range of programs taught in French, namely in science and engineering disciplines that are key to the future of …
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By policing history, Poland’s government is distorting the Holocaust

The notion of wartime complicity by segments of Polish society in the Holocaust has long been considered a taboo subject.
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New research collab to help drive nuclear innovation in Canada

uOttawa signed MOU with Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) to promote the mobility of highly qualified per…
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A picture is really worth a thousand words

New study proves that clear communication is enhanced by use of emojis with facial cues
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The Way Ahead for the Alliance for Democracy and Freedom in Iran

The Islamic Republic of Iran has seen large-scale street protests since September 2022. As a result, the regime is now in a more vulnerable domestic p…
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uOttawa Media Calendar: March 14 to April 11

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Pope's apology in Canada falls short for some indigenous survivors

University of Ottawa religion historian Emma Anderson, who focuses on indigenous encounters with Christianity, said the reference to the investigation was "one of the more puzzling aspects" of the speech given Canada already had the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
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Heat waves are Canada’s deadliest form of extreme weather. Do we need better wa…

“We’re really far from being prepared,” said Glen Kenny, a professor at the University of Ottawa who researches heat strain. “And we’re certainly slow on the take when it comes to alerting people.”
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More mosquitoes? Why Canadians could be seeing an uptick this summer and beyond

Are more mosquitoes bugging you this summer? You’re not alone.

Canada is buzzing with the pesky insects as parts of the country are seeing higher numbers than usual due to damp, hot weather, raising concerns for related diseases, particularly the West Nile virus in humans.

“It certainly seems … anecdotally that it’s a big year for mosquitoes,” said Manisha Kulkarni, a medical entomologist and associate professor at the University of Ottawa.

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