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Group of person during the groudbreaking event on May 9, 2024
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Better healthcare starts here: uOttawa making the largest investment in its history to fuel health research

Members of the Ottawa health-care community joined researchers, educators, community leaders and investors May 9 to break ground on the Advanced Medic…
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If you build it, they will stay: Ending Ottawa’s biotech brain drain

Ottawa has earned its global reputation as a vibrant city for medical research and innovation. But if it wants to keep its intellectual capital in the…
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Pioneering Brain-Heart Research In Ottawa Is Redefining Patient Care

A pair of Ottawa medical specialists have joined forces to break down the silos between their two medical areas of expertise – the heart and the brain…
Faculty of Engineering
Nanoparticles
Faculty of Engineering

Biomedical engineering master student’s research could improve our health care system

Zachary Morris’ research project could lead to quicker diagnoses.
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Researchers at uOttawa boost efficacy of solar panels
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Researchers at uOttawa boost efficacy of solar panels

Solar energy is a crucial asset in the fight against climate change, and researchers at the University of Ottawa have devised a smart approach to opti…
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Professor Burak Kantarci speaking with students and holding a drone
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uOttawa’s Kanata North campus marks 5 years in Canada’s largest tech park

The University of Ottawa is helping to foster a rich tech research and innovation ecosystem while developing the next generation of talent in Kanata N…
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Professor Leandro Sanchez
Faculty of Engineering

Is our concrete infrastructure made to last? uOttawa Engineering researcher explains

Concrete is often regarded as the backbone of our infrastructure. However, our seemingly indestructible infrastructure is currently facing major chall…
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Tattooed woman post breast cancer surgery trying on bra
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Breast cancer rates rising among Canadian women in their 20s, 30s and 40s

Researchers highlights need for immediate shift in public health policy as early detection is key to reducing breast cancer death and complications.
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uOttawa scientists team up with global partners to secure your coffee’s future
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uOttawa scientists team up with global partners to secure your coffee’s future

Are you a fan of sipping a cup of coffee and enjoying its delightful fragrance? This popular beverage, loved by people worldwide, can be traced back t…
May 13 to May 17

The 91st Annual ACFAS Conference at uOttawa

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…

May 21 to May 23

Canada-France Quantum Alliance (CAFQA) Workshop

The Canada-France Quantum Alliance International Research Network CAFQA brings together researchers from CNRS, French universities and Canadian univer…

May 30

Mental and brain health throughout the lifespan

Join us for the next event in our Research Conversations Series entitled "Mental and Brain Health Throughout the Lifespan" with Harriet Greenstone, an…

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Group of person during the groudbreaking event on May 9, 2024
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Better healthcare starts here: uOttawa making the largest investment in its history to fuel health research

Members of the Ottawa health-care community joined researchers, educators, community leaders and investors May 9 to break ground on the Advanced Medic…
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Biomanufacturing lab at The Ottawa Hospital
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Canadian Pandemic Preparedness Hub receives more than $115M to boost Canada’s capacity for home-grown vaccines and biotherapeutics

The Canadian Pandemic Preparedness Hub (CP2H) has been awarded more than $115 million to boost Canada’s capacity to develop and manufacture life-savin…
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Joseph Moran, Giorgia Sulis, Julie Lee-Yaw, Giulia Fadda; second row, from left to right: Lori Beaman, Daniel Myran, Christopher Sun and Isabelle Salle
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Meet uOttawa’s new Canada Research Chairs

The University of Ottawa continues its trailblazing research enterprise with the appointment of seven new Canada Research Chairs (CRCs) and the renewa…
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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…
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Students walking between buildings on campus.
Student affairs

What’s open? What’s closed?

Exams are done! The uOttawa campus is now in spring-summer mode.

Here are the opening hours for the places on campus to eat, work out, de-stress an…
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uOttawa Kanata North campus and co-op: Bridging academia and business

In higher education, co-operative (co-op) education programs have emerged as a bridge between academia and industry, and an integral part of training …
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Stacked books.
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Students debate the first Choix Goncourt Canada at the University of Ottawa

What lies behind a literary prize? How do we determine the value of a book? These questions mattered to young university students from Ontario, New Br…
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Professor Patrick Fafard, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa, and Professor Pascal Griset, Sorbonne University in Paris.
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New uOttawa-France science diplomacy research chair to tackle global health and security

With the establishment of a groundbreaking research chair in science diplomacy, professors Patrick Fafard from the University of Ottawa and Pascal Gri…
Faculty of Education
Megan Cotnam-Kappel
Faculty of Education

New research chair to explore digital thriving in Franco-Ontarian communities

The Faculty of Education congratulates Professor Megan Cotnam-Kappel, an expert in educational technology and minority-language education, for her app…
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Students of the Faculty of Health Sciences Nutrition program prepare food in the Nutrition labs for an event celebrating the labs opening
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Learning and teaching how to eat healthy

Nutrition has always been, and will always be, crucial for our health and well-being. However, eating healthy is not always so simple.
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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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Preventative healthcare at your fingertips

University of Ottawa researcher develops bilingual healthcare app to help Canadians stay healthy in face of healthcare crisis
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CYBERHUB-PHOOLED
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Phooled! Revolutionizing cybersecurity education through gamification 

In the world of cybersecurity, staying ahead of malicious threats is an ongoing challenge. As cyberattacks evolve, so too must the education and train…
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2 student facing a desktop computer
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). …
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STEM building.
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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
Vice-dean research Silvia Bonaccio, Christopher Sun, and Telfer Dean Stéphane Brutus
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
Professor Micelotta presenting to Telfer Executive MBA candidates
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
Professor Umar Ruhi pointing to his presentation at the front of the class while teaching in the Centre for Executive Leadership classroom
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
Andrew Robinson
Alumni

Andrew Robinson is bridging sustainability and the entertainment industry, both behind-the-scenes and on screen

As a sustainability consultant and influential figure in the entertainment industry, Andrew Robinson (BA ’93) has committed his career to minimizing e…
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…
Faculty of Engineering
Joseph Wabegijig, Colin Rennie and Darren Sutherland sitting in front of a room chatting
Faculty of Engineering

The National Indigenous Climate Compass by and for Indigenous communities

The National Indigenous Climate Compass (NICC) aims to be the go-to tool for climate change adaptation and planning by supporting Indigenous communiti…
Faculty of Education
Wetlands, wooden walkway,
Faculty of Education

Counting frogs and catching insects: How place-based education nurtures connection with nature

Students in Professor Lerona D. Lewis’s Faculty of Education courses aren’t just talking about the “how” of teaching science: these future educators a…
Faculty of Social Sciences
Philippine Pangolin curled up
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…

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