RESEARCH + INNOVATION
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RESEARCH + INNOVATION

uOttawa researchers solve 20-year-old optical light mystery

It was believed that it was impossible to differentiate the enantiomers of a chiral molecule using helical light beams - until now that is, thanks to …
RESEARCH + INNOVATION
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RESEARCH + INNOVATION

Driving the future: $3M IDEaS DND funding advances 5G security research at uOtt…

The University of Ottawa will help enhance Canada’s national security thanks to two research projects awarded Research & Development funding from the …
RESEARCH + CLIMATE
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RESEARCH + CLIMATE

Climate change could make High Arctic fertile ground for emerging pandemics

Genetic analysis performed by uOttawa researchers has shown melting glaciers increase the risk of viral spillover, suggesting the impact of climate ch…
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

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…
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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Dec 8 to Dec 12

uOttawa Media Calendar: December 8 to 12, 2022

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Dec 9

uOBMRI Research Day

In celebration of its 10th year anniversary, the uOttawa Brain and Mind Research Institute (uOBMRI) is hosting a research day open to all of its Neuro…
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uOttawa Media Calendar: November 29 to December 5, 2022

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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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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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