RESEARCH + HEALTH
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RESEARCH + HEALTH

Getting kids back to school sooner after a concussion can mean a faster recovery

Return to school associated with faster recovery after concussion. new study published in JAMA Network Open finds.
RESEARCH + INNOVATION
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RESEARCH + INNOVATION

uOttawa ranks among top national research universities once again

The University of Ottawa has confirmed its place on Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities list for 2022, published today by Research Infosource.
POLITICS + SOCIETY
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POLITICS + SOCIETY

Not a young man’s game: U.S. politics disproportionately favors old, alienating…

This worrying trend threatens U.S. democracy as disinterest sets in for younger candidates, who are skeptical of their election chances.
THE CONVERSATION CANADA
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THE CONVERSATION CANADA

What a buzzkill: Early-ending winters disrupt bumblebee slumber

With the increasing use of land for development and climate change worsening the bee disappearance globally, gardeners have had to painstakingly trans…
RESEARCH + INNOVATION
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RESEARCH + INNOVATION

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…
THE CONVERSATION CANADA
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THE CONVERSATION CANADA

Legalizing cannabis led to increased cannabis poisonings in Canadian children. …

When Canada legalized non-medical cannabis four years ago, there was enormous uncertainty about how legalization could impact the health of Canadians.…
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Feb 15

Cybersecurity at the crossroads of science, society & policy

The Institute for Science, Society and Policy (ISSP) and the Royal Canadian Institute for Science (RCIScience) will host a panel discussion titled Cyb…
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Jan 16 to Jan 25

uOttawa Media Calendar: January 16 to 25, 2023

Here are highlights of the events taking place at the University of Ottawa, from January 16 to 25, 2023:
GSPIA 15th Anniversary Lecture
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GSPIA 15th Anniversary Lecture
Jan 23

Walking the Talk: The Pragmatic Pursuit of Principle

As part of its 15th anniversary celebration, the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) at the University of Ottawa will host a k…

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Reuters

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.
The Globe and Mail
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The Globe and Mail

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.”
Global News
Mosquito
Global News

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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