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Improving patient care: uOttawa’s unprecedented investment in medical research and training

Health care in Canada is in crisis and that is why the University of Ottawa is investing close to $500 million in health, biomedical sciences, and lif…
Research
Erin Maloney with her service dog, Winston at her uOttawa office
Research

Solving the math anxiety problem: Erin Maloney recognized for her research and outreach

Professor Erin Maloney, renowned for her groundbreaking research on math anxiety in children, was recently invited to join the Global Young Academy (G…
Research
Kanata North Tech Park & Ciena
Research

Driving impact in Canada’s largest tech park: uOttawa and Ciena’s collaboration in developing AI technologies

Partnerships between academia and industry in Kanata North drive innovation and impact.
Research
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Research

The rise of science diplomacy: Can universities provide the blueprint for a national strategy?

The study of science diplomacy and knowledge-sharing on its importance, challenges and issues are central to the new Research Chair in Science Diploma…
Media
uOttawa scientists create sustainable, tech-driven fruit farming model
Media

uOttawa scientists create sustainable, tech-driven fruit farming model

Canadians love strawberries – they are the second most imported fruit in Canada, representing approximately $750M in retail value. Yet Canadian strawb…
Research
Students working in the Entrepreneurship Hub space
Research

The Solutions Lab: uOttawa students reimagine how legal services are accessed in Canada

Roughly 80% of Canadians have unmet legal needs. Research shows that while most Canadians can identify a legal problem when they’re facing one, many a…
Feb 28 to Feb 29

Lunch & Learn: Towards a Zero Waste Campus

This February and March is the annual Campus Race to Zero Waste, a North American recycling competition. This year we are focusing our efforts on incr…

Feb 29

Open house at Lees Campus Library

We cordially invite you to the Lees Campus Library Open House! This event is designed to offer you an exclusive opportunity to not only explore our ne…

Mar 18

Francophonie excentrique: Un chassé-croisé artistique! (in French with bilingual Q&A)

Celebrate the rich diversity of the French-speaking arts world! To mark the Mois de la Francophonie, OLBI is pleased to invite you to a culture-filled…

Announcements and initiatives

Research
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Research

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.
Media
Tree filled gateway at uOttawa
Media

QS Rankings: uOttawa places 72nd globally for sustainability

University achieves 9th place in Canada, 20th in North America
Research
Portrait of Professor Zenghu Chang
Research

Capture me if you can: chasing electrons at light speed with uOttawa’s new Canada Excellence Research Chair

What if we could see the real-time movement of electrons, those tiniest of particles that power our technology and our lives, in unimaginable detail? …
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Student affairs

Celebrating Black student voices 

As uOttawa prepares to celebrate Black History Month and recognize leading figures at the third annual Black Excellence Gala February 3, we asked stud…
Gazette
uOttawa Residence Safety Team
Gazette

Residence Safety Team at uOttawa Strengthens Student Safety

The uOttawa campus is a microcosm of communities where student safety and well-being are paramount.
Gazette
uOttawa Student Health and Wellness Centre.
Gazette

Fostering Student Well-Being: Positive Shifts at uOttawa’s Student Health and Wellness Centre

Access to on-campus health services at the University of Ottawa has undergone quite a transformation over the years.
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International and Francophonie
Jacques Frémont
International and Francophonie

President’s Awards for Francophonie recognize commitment and achievement

Each year, the President's Awards are presented to recognize the work of University of Ottawa staff who have consistently contributed to the enrichmen…
Faculty of Education
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Faculty of Education

A Look Back at the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Creation of French-Language School Boards in Ontario

The Faculty of Education at the University of Ottawa was honoured to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the creation of French-language school boards i…
Research
Portraits of chaires mobilité francophone 2023
Research

The University of Ottawa welcomes seven new Francophone Mobility Chairs

The Collège des chaires de recherche sur le monde francophone (CCRMF) of the University of Ottawa is pleased to welcome six researchers as part of its…
Media
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Media

Wastewater monitoring: research aims to enhance TB prevention and detection in Nunavut

A groundbreaking research study is being launched in Iqaluit to explore wastewater monitoring as a tool to detect and prevent the spread of tuberculos…
Faculty of Health Sciences
Students and a professor smiling in front of a white board
Faculty of Health Sciences

Changing the game through healthy eating

Making wise food choices has a major effect on our well-being and our physical and mental health (yes, those notorious microbiota in our intestines co…
Faculty of Medicine
A student and facilitator participate in an Empathy Project workshop session
Faculty of Medicine

The Empathy Project: Experiencing homelessness to better understand it

Students waiting in line outside classrooms. Groups chatting in the atrium. Lively exchanges and gatherings. What looked like any other day at the Uni…
Faculty of Engineering
Group of people taking a training in the uOttawa-IBM Cyber Range
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
STEM building.
Gazette

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…
Research
Skyscrappers and data line
Research

uOttawa new research institute positioned to become a global leader in data literacy

As modern societies are increasingly immersed in a data-driven culture, it becomes ever more crucial to empower students, workers and citizens with da…
Telfer School of Management
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Telfer School of Management

AI risks turning organizations into self-serving organisms if humans removed

The proliferation of digital technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) within organizations risks removing human oversight and could lead institu…
Telfer School of Management
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Telfer School of Management

New global scorecard to strengthen EDI in entrepreneurship training

New report with tool will allow organizations to build stronger entrepreneurship systems to improve training content and delivery by identifying biase…
Telfer School of Management
Roger Greenberg on TD Place field.
Telfer School of Management

Roger Greenberg: Building Ottawa’s Future

Roger Greenberger was awarded the Dean’s Philos Award for exceptional philanthropy and commitment to Ottawa's growth.
Gazette
Left: created art piece exhibited at the Jardins de Métis (August 20 to October 18th 2023). Right: open exhibition of the art piece.
Gazette

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 Medicine
Presentation of the Health Humanities Charter, signed on September 20, 2023
Faculty of Medicine

Innovation in teaching: the Faculty of Medicine elevates the role of the humanities in education

As part of the partnership between the Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 and the University of Ottawa, the faculties of medicine from each school have …
Media
A person putting a envelope into a ballot box
Media

Minority candidates – including women and LGBTQ2S+ – in federal elections are positioned to be sacrificial lambs

Despite attempts to improve the representation of minorities in Canadian political institutions, researchers from the University of Ottawa found signi…
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
A woman stands in the foreground of a food market. There are trays of fruits and shelves of non-perishable items behind her.
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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