Media http://media.uottawa.ca 2018-04-20T11:13:03-04:00 MEDIA ADVISORY: Public Confidence in Energy Decision-Making: How is Canada Doing? http://media.uottawa.ca/news/media-advisory-public-confidence-energy-decision-making-how-canada-doing urn:uuid:74a9f38b-bc21-44c7-9922-b81ea83e24bc 2018-04-20T11:13:03-04:00

MEDIA ADVISORY: Public Confidence in Energy Decision-Making: How is Canada Doing?

Cutting-edge two day discussion will feature political, corporate, NGO, Indigenous and public sector leaders as keynote speakers and panelists.

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Timing is everything : How climate change is affecting predator-prey interactions http://media.uottawa.ca/news/timing-everything-how-climate-change-affecting-predator-prey-interactions urn:uuid:781a6451-f062-4987-bd9f-32c342fe2ead 2018-04-17T11:27:20-04:00

Timing is everything : How climate change is affecting predator-prey interactions

Shifts in the timing of life cycle events – known as phenology - of interacting species, such as predator versus prey and plant versus pollinator, are often listed as a consequence of climate change. New research by University of Ottawa professor Heather Kharouba shows that shifts in the relative timing between key biological events are greater in magnitude than before recent climate change began.

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Could stem cells repair the heart, fight infections, mend premature lungs, and heal the brain after stroke? http://media.uottawa.ca/news/could-stem-cells-repair-heart-fight-infections-mend-premature-lungs-and-heal-brain-after-stroke urn:uuid:92b8ff13-350a-48ae-8f39-5b6046a45341 2018-04-13T15:24:55-04:00

Could stem cells repair the heart, fight infections, mend premature lungs, and heal the brain after stroke?

Researchers from the University of Ottawa, The Ottawa Hospital and CHEO and are bringing discoveries made in the lab closer to human trials and therapies, thanks to four new peer-reviewed research grants from the Stem Cell Network worth $999,900, part of an overall investment of $4 million across Canada.

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First-ever Cannabis Law courses to be offered at uOttawa http://media.uottawa.ca/news/first-ever-cannabis-law-courses-be-offered-uottawa urn:uuid:1a3aa3a6-e5bf-417d-a8db-033f44940fe9 2018-04-13T16:31:00-04:00

First-ever Cannabis Law courses to be offered at uOttawa

For the 2018-2019 academic year, students at the University of Ottawa will be able to sign up for two courses in Cannabis Law, a first in Canada.

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Canada Foundation for Innovation invests $ 2.2M to support uOttawa researchers http://media.uottawa.ca/news/canada-foundation-innovation-invests-22m-support-uottawa-researchers urn:uuid:6fabada2-88ed-42eb-87a6-e76762a9d610 2018-04-11T14:41:48-04:00

Canada Foundation for Innovation invests $ 2.2M to support uOttawa researchers

University of Ottawa researchers have received a $2.2 million boost from the Government of Canada to help fund the specialized tools and laboratories that are needed to break new ground in areas such as cancer therapies, wastewater treatment, stroke recovery, and fake news, to keep Canada at the forefront of innovation.

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Disordered eating behaviour leads to a higher risk of being bullied http://media.uottawa.ca/news/disordered-eating-behaviour-leads-higher-risk-being-bullied urn:uuid:70e32459-986f-4c74-b33d-1e53a5fd1ea2 2018-04-12T10:54:10-04:00

Disordered eating behaviour leads to a higher risk of being bullied

Chances are that you or someone you know was a target of bullying during childhood or adolescence. More than thirty percent of children and adolescents are bullied by their peers and this negative social experience often has long-term consequences on mental health.

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World-renowned environmental economist joining uOttawa as Canada 150 Research Chair http://media.uottawa.ca/news/world-renowned-environmental-economist-joining-uottawa-canada-150-research-chair urn:uuid:0101e1fc-cd64-4298-9311-ecb8de149a97 2018-03-29T09:49:22-04:00

World-renowned environmental economist joining uOttawa as Canada 150 Research Chair

Carolyn Fischer, one of the world’s leading environmental economists, is coming back to her birth country from the United States and Europe to hold the Canada 150 Research Chair in Climate Economics, Innovation and Policy at the University of Ottawa.

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Media Advisory: Design Day – ingenuity at work! http://media.uottawa.ca/news/media-advisory-design-day-ingenuity-work urn:uuid:be115f3e-80d2-41cd-a8c7-33b88a78b224 2018-03-28T11:10:52-04:00

Media Advisory: Design Day – ingenuity at work!

The University of Ottawa invites members of the media to discover the creativity and ingenuity of the next generation of inventors, designers, entrepreneurs and makers at Design Day on Thursday, March 29. Students from the Faculty of Engineering will showcase prototypes and present solutions to real world problems for real clients.

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