France Martineau, full professor in the Département de français, examines how the French language evolved across North America.
The Piano Pedagogy Research Laboratory offers keyboard lessons via videoconferencing to a young group of children in Kangiqsualujjuaq, Northern Quebec.
In his Faculty of Engineering laboratory, Professor Marc Dubé seeks to produce polymers in a more sustainable way, using some surprising raw materials
Brock Doiron was awarded an Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program scholarship to begin his research.
Laura Evgin is a PhD student in biochemistry working alongside one of the world’s foremost researchers in oncolytic viruses.
Interdisciplinary science is delivering mobility to the disabled and the elderly.
Professor Dan Lane is among the pool of global experts contributing to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization annual report on the state of oceans and fisheries.
The Virtual Historian allows students to research and analyze historical documents and footage on key events in Canadian history to draw their own conclusions.
In chaos theory, the butterfly effect suggests that tiny motions, like the flutter of a butterfly’s wings, can build up to influence future outcomes.
Professor Peter Jones, of the Faculty of Social Sciences, travels the world to stage meetings that increase trust and generate new ideas to resolve conflicts, a process known as Track Two diplomacy.
Professor Carissima Mathen was one of the first legal academics to tweet live from the Supreme Court of Canada.
John Thor Arnason, uOttawa biologist, and Steffany Bennett, University Research Chair, studied ancient traditions to find plants that hold promise for treating Alzheimer’s disease.
Pierre Berini, University Research Chair in Surface Plasmon Photonics, and student Wei Ru Wong shed new light on disease detection.
The Advanced Research Complex: A new model of research in photonics and Earth sciences.
Research Chairs allow us to recruit and retain top talent, and to support the kind of high-level research that seeks creative solutions to today’s challenges.
History and identity are closely linked—a concept University of Ottawa doctoral student Raphaël Gani explores.
Making sure the best research on treating spinal cord injury gets translated into the way doctors actually treat patients.
Law and technology experts explore the need for new policy and legislation and changes to existing law.
Innovative device created in Abdulmotaleb El Saddik’s virtual reality lab will allow first responders in the Far North and rural regions to save more lives.
By examining the moral implications of artificial intelligence (AI) and designing legal frameworks around them, ethicist and law expert Ian Kerr is safeguarding the public interest.
Lori Beaman is finding ways to foster a truly inclusive society by highlighting the positive, everyday experiences of people who look beyond religious differences to focus on their similarities.
As a global powerhouse in photonics research, uOttawa received a $20,000 fellowship to foster innovation.
PhD candidate Moussa Thiam is developing a new type of cement that’s green, light and economical.
University of Ottawa PhD candidate Daniel Grégoire and Professor Alexandre Poulain believe they have found a way to clean up mercury pollution by using light-loving bacteria naturally found in the environment.
Inspired by Chinese medicine, Zemin Yao is working to reactivate the liver’s “garbage collectors” so they can remove the waste that piles up in our bodies, causing many devastating diseases.
“Six months ago, I’d be having a conversation in the kitchen with my dad and he would just start falling backwards (…). To see him get up there, dance with my little sister and make it look almost easy was unbelievable and such a gift to my family and my dad.” - Élie Ducharme
PhD physics student Ross Cheriton is designing a nanochip that converts laser light to electricity, which will power a wireless retinal implant to restore lost vision.
Laura McDonell’s voice falters a little. The Audrey J. Boyce Scholarship has struck a chord with her.
Bent over a microscope, Jamie Ghossein carefully harvests cells from the kidney of a mouse. The cells are being studied to track a receptor that could assist in treating kidney disease.
This network will serve patients by offering them one place where they will be treated for all aspects of their conditions, including dementia and depression.
This ambitious suicide-prevention program aims to reduce suicide in the Ottawa region by 20% by 2020.
Regeneration holds enormous promise in the treatment of stroke, the third leading cause of death in Canada. The uOBMRI has a large team of researchers working on the brain’s post-stroke regenerative powers.
The uOBMRI-CIG has drawn together community champions (survivors, caregivers, community providers) and leading concussion researchers/clinicians to focus on the growing and pressing needs of those struggling with concussions.
Dr. Adam Sachs uses virtual reality in the operating room to see if patients with Parkinson’s disease can learn to control their brains using conscious thought.
Engineering professor Murat Saatcioglu and his students are protecting structures from the ravages of earthquakes and other catastrophes.
New materials for regenerative medicine
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