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The 91st Acfas conference at the University of Ottawa

The conference will be held on our downtown campus from May 13 to 17, 2024. The proposed symposia will be held in French and cover a wide range of research topics. Registration is now open.
Register now to attend this event (page available in French only)

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Pelvic floors and glass ceilings: uOttawa researcher advances knowledge in women’s health

Professor Linda McLean combines her love of physiotherapy with her graduate training in engineering to fill important knowledge gaps about pelvic floo…
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Women’s blood lipids metabolism better in countering effects of sleep apnea

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Angel Foster recognized for career in reproductive health research

Professor Angel M. Foster was recently elected a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, reflecting her deep commitment to reproductive hea…
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Royal Society of Canada inductees: Dawn Stacey, Jackie Dawson, Lionel Briand, Sylvie Grosjean, Marceline Côté, Constance Crompton and Monnica Williams
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Impressive cohort of uOttawa researchers elected to the Royal Society of Canada in 2023

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uOttawa secures $4M in research infrastructure grants to propel health and sustainability innovation

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The 2023 University research chairs: Vida Dujmovic, Geneviève Dufour, François Larocque, Chibuike Udenigwe and Nafissa Ismail
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The University of Ottawa continues to support its researchers in advancing knowledge 

uOttawa reaffirms its dedication to the advancement of scientific knowledge by awarding or renewing a series of internal research chairs.
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The LIFE Research Institute: a cornerstone of interdisciplinary research on lifelong health and well-being

The publication of a collective work on the well-being of seniors and connected autonomy, under the direction of the LIFE Research Institute (LRI) is …
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Striving for equity in health care

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Black History Month: An eye towards research and innovation

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