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First patient in Canada treated with phage therapy for artificial joint infection

A research team lead by Dr. Marisa Azad at The Ottawa Hospital has treated the first patient in Canada with bacteriophage (phage) therapy for a chroni…
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New research suggests that our universe has no dark matter
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New research suggests that our universe has no dark matter

The current theoretical model for the composition of the universe is that it’s made of ‘normal matter,’ ‘dark energy’ and ‘dark matter.’ A new uOttawa…
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Older adults want to express themselves with emojis, they just don’t understand how to

Improving older adults’ understanding of emojis use could help combat ageism, reduce loneliness, according to new study.
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uOttawa partners with Tennis Canada to implement pioneering mental health strategy

First comprehensive mental health strategy for Canadian sport governing body creates road map for athletes, coaches, parents, and staff
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Preventative healthcare at your fingertips

University of Ottawa researcher develops bilingual healthcare app to help Canadians stay healthy in face of healthcare crisis
Research
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Music-led program helping people with dementia backed by the Public Health Agency of Canada

University of Ottawa Professor Gilles Comeau and partners have struck a chord with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), obtaining a $1 million g…
Apr 16

Negative Emission Technologies and Climate Cooperation

The Marleau Lecture Series supports three graduate research seminars per year. Distinguished scholars in the field of economic and monetary policy are…

Apr 19

Digital Empires: The Global Battle to Regulate Technology

Join us for a conversation with Prof. Anu Bradford on the regulatory approaches governing the digital economy and how governments and technology compa…

May 13 to May 17

The 91st Annual ACFAS Conference

From May 13 to 17, the University of Ottawa is hosting the 91st annual Acfas conference. This major French-language scholarly event brings together on…

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Transformative health tech and responsible AI: Two uOttawa innovators recognized with early career researcher awards

Professor Eva Hemmer is developing next-generation nanomaterials that could revolutionize therapeutic and diagnostic — known as theranostic — technolo…
Faculty of Social Sciences
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Faculty of Social Sciences

The School of Social Work will launch its new microprogram in Fall 2024

The University of Ottawa’s School of Social Work is recruiting!
Research
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uOttawa among top research universities in Canada

The University of Ottawa is thriving among the nation’s best research-intensive universities again this year, according to Research Infosource Inc.
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Under pressure? Top tips for exam nerves

Keep calm and carry on. As exams approach and you reach the endgame of this term, our Health Promotion and Education Team has some evidence-based tips…
Student affairs
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Student affairs

9 reasons to get excited about ACFAS

Graduate students involved in research in French on everything from artificial intelligence to health-care delivery in minority language communities a…
Student affairs
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Student affairs

Best study spots: A complete guide

It’s time to hit the books and get ready to ace those exams. Whether you’re looking to organize a complete study schedule with classmates, or just nee…
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Memorandum of Understanding between the Université de Sudbury and the University of Ottawa to increase access to French-language programs
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Memorandum of Understanding between the Université de Sudbury and the University of Ottawa to increase access to French-language programs

The Université de Sudbury and the University of Ottawa, together with the Assemblée de la francophonie de l'Ontario, announce the implementation of a …
Faculty of Education
Speech bubbles, diverse conversations
Faculty of Education

How plurilingualism is changing the way we think about French grammar

One of his academic colleagues calls him ‘Grammar Boy.’ It’s a fitting nickname. As a researcher focused on the teaching and learning of French in min…
International and Francophonie
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International and Francophonie

Twenty-year partnership with Benin supports culturally-sensitive care in Canada

In 2003, the Francophone Affairs office of uOttawa’s Faculty of Medicine established a partnership with the Université d’Abomey-Calavi in Benin, which…
Faculty of Medicine
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Faculty of Medicine

uOttawa team shines light on underpinnings of rare disease impacting children

The rigorous study led by Canada Research Chair Dr. Arezu Jahani-Asl could have big implications for similar X-linked disorders that hobble the format…
Faculty of Medicine
Planetary Health
Faculty of Medicine

uOttawa Faculty of Medicine inspires counterparts to follow its leadership path in Planetary Health

The Faculty has been a leader in prioritizing the health of the planet and working toward a sustainable future.
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Drug used for cocaine addiction may pave way for new treatment of advanced colon cancer

New research from the University of Ottawa proposes using vanoxerine as a safe method for potentially eliminating cancer stem cells in colorectal tumo…
Faculty of Engineering
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Faculty of Engineering

A tech secondary school at uOttawa’s Faculty of Engineering

The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Ottawa offers more than higher education in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). …
Faculty of Engineering
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Faculty of Engineering

Developing a cybersecurity-aware workforce: the uOttawa-IBM Cyber Range

In the evolving landscape of technology and business, organizations face a challenge in updating their workforce members’ skills and fostering growth …
Gazette
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Building the University of tomorrow right here in Ottawa

For decades, the University of Ottawa has played a leading role in research, innovation, and skills development in the city – working closely with ind…
Telfer School of Management
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Telfer School of Management

Combining AI and health analytics to transform health systems

Christopher Sun has been awarded the Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Data Analytics for Health Systems Transformation. The prestigious Canada Re…
Telfer School of Management
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Telfer School of Management

Aligning theory and practice through research and teaching

Evelyn Micelotta is dedicated to delivering a transformative learning experience for her Executive MBA candidates by aligning theory and practice.
Telfer School of Management
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Telfer School of Management

Navigating the intersection of business and technology

Professor Umar Ruhi brings a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to both teaching and research. He strives to create an engaging learning envir…
Alumni
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Alumni

To CiCi Moya, arts and performing are both a passion and a way of life

CiCi Moya (BA ’11) is no stranger to the public eye. As a digital content creator and event host, Moya has built a life that centres her love of story…
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Unlocking earth’s timeless secrets: Art, technology and Anticosti Island

Imagine bringing together art, science and technology to breathe life into a fossil that’s over 400 million years old. That’s what Deep Time, a ground…
Faculty of Arts
Jay Odjick
Faculty of Arts

English Department welcomes first Indigenous Writer-in-Residence

An interview with Jay Odjick, uOttawa English Department’s first Indigenous Writer-in-Residence.
Faculty of Social Sciences
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Faculty of Social Sciences

Creating a social movement to save pangolins from extinction

This study led by Gabrielle Dorr, PhD student in the Environmental Sustainability program at the University of Ottawa, explores the urgent need to sav…
Faculty of Medicine
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Faculty of Medicine

Academic peers join uOttawa & City to expand CityStudio Ottawa's transformative projects

Following a successful inaugural year, CityStudio Ottawa, an innovative community-campus initiative launched by the University of Ottawa’s Community E…
Faculty of Law - Common Law Section
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Faculty of Law - Common Law Section

Tackling food waste: A recipe for change

Approximately 1.3 billion tons of food go to waste each year. The economic losses, and the impact of food waste on the environment are problems that w…

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