Media https://media.uottawa.ca 2018-06-20T09:50:20-04:00 Media Advisory: Let’s Talk Science - Shaping young minds since 1993 https://media.uottawa.ca/news/media-advisory-lets-talk-science-shaping-young-minds-1993 urn:uuid:2fc428df-74d8-4430-94ec-7ee9c0d3e983 2018-06-19T16:25:53-04:00

Media Advisory: Let’s Talk Science - Shaping young minds since 1993

The Let’s Talk Science Ottawa team invites you to celebrate 25 years of science outreach for Ottawa youth. Let's Talk Science is a national, volunteer-driven program that strives to improve science literacy in the community through outreach. Thanks to over 200 uOttawa student volunteers, the program offers a wide variety of meaningful science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning experiences in both school and community settings.

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University of Ottawa reaches tentative agreement with its faculty https://media.uottawa.ca/news/university-ottawa-reaches-tentative-agreement-its-faculty urn:uuid:b3e3b7b4-0076-4c40-a0ac-6cd3bee7434a 2018-06-14T18:48:52-04:00

University of Ottawa reaches tentative agreement with its faculty

The University of Ottawa and the Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa (APUO), the union representing its full-time faculty members, have reached a tentative deal for a new collective agreement. The agreement was reached on Thursday, June 14, following talks with a mediator.

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Monarch dethroned: Painted Lady takes the crown https://media.uottawa.ca/news/monarch-dethroned-painted-lady-takes-crown urn:uuid:31713184-58c7-4948-aa05-c20f9224dc95 2018-06-13T12:22:33-04:00

Monarch dethroned: Painted Lady takes the crown

The Painted Lady, also known as the Vanessa cardui butterfly, performs a migratory cycle that can reach 12,000 km in multiple generations —  a cycle longer than that of the monarch — making it the longest migration known for any butterfly species and similar to that of many birds.

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Back to the Future: new web portal celebrates Canadian women’s contributions to STEM https://media.uottawa.ca/news/back-future-new-web-portal-celebrates-canadian-womens-contributions-stem-0 urn:uuid:96fbcb82-aee5-47f5-ae5e-8687d3cc29cb 2018-06-20T09:50:20-04:00

Back to the Future: new web portal celebrates Canadian women’s contributions to STEM

When you think of women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), the names of Marie Curie or Roberta Bondar may spring to mind, but have you heard of Harriet Brooks or Margaret Newton?

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Media Advisory: Bodies donated to science celebrated as Silent Teachers https://media.uottawa.ca/news/media-advisory-bodies-donated-science-celebrated-silent-teachers urn:uuid:ead9c52e-5adc-46f4-8a29-f235a84ee111 2018-06-04T22:28:59-04:00

Media Advisory: Bodies donated to science celebrated as Silent Teachers

At the uOttawa Faculty of Medicine body donors are treated with the utmost respect and awe. They are known as “Silent Teachers”, teaching students about anatomy, changes in bodies, and surgical skills.

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Media Advisory: Doors Open at uOttawa – A day in the life of a scientist at the Faculty of Medicine https://media.uottawa.ca/news/media-advisory-doors-open-uottawa-day-life-scientist-faculty-medicine urn:uuid:8e12f77d-3193-491c-a029-ba766f22eb77 2018-05-31T22:51:33-04:00

Media Advisory: Doors Open at uOttawa – A day in the life of a scientist at the Faculty of Medicine

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at brain surgery? Are you fascinated by viral outbreaks? Or do you simply just love learning about medical science? If so, then you may want to consider adding the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine to your dance card for this year’s Doors Open Ottawa.

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Domestic Violence: children share their stories https://media.uottawa.ca/news/domestic-violence-children-share-their-stories urn:uuid:76892650-e35b-4ffd-9df2-20793130fce0 2018-05-29T07:47:56-04:00

Domestic Violence: children share their stories

Il se prenait pour le roi de la maison [He thought he was the king of the house] is the title of a new children’s book that illustrates the findings of research on domestic violence. Over a period of five years, Simon Lapierre of the University of Ottawa and Isabelle Côté of Laurentian University interviewed 59 children between the ages of 6 and 18. Their goal was to give a voice to children experiencing domestic violence

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University of Ottawa Board of Governors approves 2018–2019 budget https://media.uottawa.ca/news/university-ottawa-board-governors-approves-2018-2019-budget urn:uuid:f8eed3e8-ed3f-4f12-9a67-f65d60c51a8f 2018-05-28T18:40:25-04:00

University of Ottawa Board of Governors approves 2018–2019 budget

Yesterday evening, the University of Ottawa’s Board of Governors approved the institution’s 2018–2019 budget. The implementation of a new budgeting model has allowed the University to bring forth a balanced budget aimed at supporting its strategic priorities, including the student experience, the francophonie, internationalization and uOttawa’s mission as a research-intensive university.

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