Doors Open Ottawa, 2019: All are welcome for a rare peek inside Faculty of Medicine labs
On Sunday, June 2, 2019 members of the public are invited to the uOttawa Faculty of Medicine for Doors Open Ottawa. A variety of 30-minute tours and workshops will take place between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., giving guests a taste of life at Ottawa’s only Faculty of Medicine. All members of the public are welcome to attend. This event is also a great way for our own Faculty of Medicine community to share their work with friends and family. It is also a chance for prospective students to learn more about our programs.
Exciting Opportunity for Science-Minded High School Students
Do you know a teenager interested in science? There are a few spots left in the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Discovery Day taking place at the uOttawa Faculty of Medicine, on Friday, May 31, 2019. Originally this event was open to just grade 11 students, but registration is now open to all high school students (grade 9-12) to fill the remaining spots.
The Young Researchers' Brain Health Research Day was held on May 9th, 2019!
The Young Researchers' Brain Health Research Day was held on May 9th, 2019 and brought together the broad research community of the University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute (uOBMRI) and The Royal's Young Researchers.
Centre for Neuromuscular Disease named in honour of Dr. Éric Poulin
For two decades, the University of Ottawa Centre for Neuromuscular Disease (CNMD) has been a beacon of hope for thousands of Canadians living with neuromuscular problems. On Tuesday, April 30, 2019, during an official ceremony at Roger Guindon Hall, the Centre was named in memory of Dr. Éric Poulin.
We're extremely grateful for Margo Brousseau's support and hope to honour Dr. Poulin's legacy through uOBMRI researcher's efforts. Her generous $1 million gift will support neurological disease research at the Éric Poulin Centre for Neuromuscular Disease. Learn more her gift here.
In 2017, the uOBMRI and Bruyère Research Institute (BRI) launched the Memory Collaborative, a joint fundraising partnership for improved memory and dementia research. Our 2017-2018 Annual Report profiled the Memory Cognition Group and how the Memory Collaborative partnership emerged from it.