Media https://media.uottawa.ca 2021-04-08T14:17:41-04:00 Parkinson’s discovery points to possible future treatment approaches https://media.uottawa.ca/news/parkinsons-discovery-points-possible-future-treatment-approaches urn:uuid:c70161aa-1b97-438e-8963-19a0b3471b40 2021-04-08T14:17:41-04:00

Parkinson’s discovery points to possible future treatment approaches

More than 20 years after the discovery of the parkin gene linked to young-onset Parkinson’s disease, researchers at The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa may have finally figured out how this mysterious gene protects the brain

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MEDIA ADVISORY – The 9th edition of Design Day at the University of Ottawa https://media.uottawa.ca/news/media-advisory-9th-edition-design-day-university-ottawa urn:uuid:35a45c8e-5fc9-40a6-8a51-86284d206ea4 2021-04-07T10:13:42-04:00

MEDIA ADVISORY – The 9th edition of Design Day at the University of Ottawa

The pandemic has not slowed down the creativity and inspiration of students at the University of Ottawa's Faculty of Engineering, who have worked closely with external partners of the Faculty to develop real client solutions. They will present their engineering design projects and celebrate their achievements as part of the ninth edition of Design Day on April 8th.

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How Fortnite and Zelda can up your surgical game (no joke!) https://media.uottawa.ca/news/how-fortnite-and-zelda-can-your-surgical-game-no-joke urn:uuid:e640582f-2931-4955-8610-de8fb5e22dc5 2021-04-01T14:06:28-04:00

How Fortnite and Zelda can up your surgical game (no joke!)

Scalpel? Check. Gaming console? Check. Study finds video games can be a new tool on surgical tray for medical students

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Message from President Jacques Frémont to our uOttawa Community https://media.uottawa.ca/news/message-president-jacques-fremont-our-uottawa-community-20210330 urn:uuid:5e0139a9-714b-45db-a647-4055a2743548 2021-03-30T20:50:04-04:00

Message from President Jacques Frémont to our uOttawa Community

Message from President Jacques Frémont to our uOttawa Community

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New Positive Energy study seeks a path forward on energy-environmental federalism https://media.uottawa.ca/news/new-positive-energy-study-seeks-path-forward-energy-environmental-federalism urn:uuid:81374fe4-91a3-4059-846d-e19ac9680578 2021-03-30T10:37:35-04:00

New Positive Energy study seeks a path forward on energy-environmental federalism

The University of Ottawa’s Positive Energy program released a new research study exploring the past, present and future of energy and environmental conflict in Canada

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uOttawa-led pan-Canadian network receives $9 million from CIHR to track COVID-19 variants of concern https://media.uottawa.ca/news/uottawa-led-pan-canadian-network-receives-9-million-cihr-track-covid-19-variants-concern urn:uuid:effe390a-4891-4af2-b94c-1fbb73a2850c 2021-03-26T12:13:50-04:00

uOttawa-led pan-Canadian network receives $9 million from CIHR to track COVID-19 variants of concern

uOttawa-led pan-Canadian network receives $9 million from CIHR

to track COVID-19 variants of concern

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Goo goo gaga: Baby talk as important to bilingual babies as monolingual ones https://media.uottawa.ca/news/goo-goo-gaga-baby-talk-important-bilingual-babies-monolingual-ones urn:uuid:acf6318d-fffe-47da-8fa5-be2d988c313d 2021-03-24T15:09:24-04:00

Goo goo gaga: Baby talk as important to bilingual babies as monolingual ones

uOttawa psychology lab involved in international study reveals bilingual babies prefer baby talk to adult speak, especially in language heard at home

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Researchers close in on root of slow motor learning in autism https://media.uottawa.ca/news/researchers-close-root-slow-motor-learning-autism urn:uuid:fceabcd3-eee2-4067-a566-131e30be1991 2021-03-22T14:09:14-04:00

Researchers close in on root of slow motor learning in autism

In a new study published in Nature Neuroscience researchers from the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Medicine have closed in on the neurological underpinnings of the motor learning delay. Dr. Simon Chen’s lab in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine of the Faculty of Medicine used a mouse model of autism to demonstrate a shortage in the amount of the neurotransmitter noradrenaline being released into the brain’s primary motor cortex.

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