The University of Ottawa research community applauds the federal government’s decision to re-instate the mandatory long-form census as announced Thursday by the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development.
OTTAWA, October 16, 2015 — The University of Ottawa, still among the top 10 research institutions in Canada, has climbed one spot from 9 to 8 for research intensity—research income per full-time faculty member—and scored high in research partnerships supported by non-profits, according to Re$earch Infosource’s national Top 50 Research Universities rankings.
OTTAWA, September 14, 2015 — Two teams of researchers from the Centre for Law, Technology and Society have been awarded prestigious multimillion dollar Partnership Grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for their research projects, which explore youth experiences online and inherent tensions between intellectual property systems and access to knowledge in Africa, respectively.
The University of Ottawa Administrative Committee has named Professor Monica Gattinger of the School of Political Studies new director of the Institute for Science, Society and Policy, effective August 24, 2015.
OTTAWA, July 28, 2015 – Today’s announcement of the first round of awards from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund demonstrates the federal government’s commitment to supporting globally competitive research excellence. Even more importantly, the projects and partnerships these Canadian universities brought forward for funding illustrate the capacity of our institutions to organize and engage in world-class research initiatives.
OTTAWA, July 9, 2015 – In the most comprehensive analysis of the impact of climate change on critical pollinators, researchers have found that rapid declines in bumblebee species across North America and Europe are strongly linked to climate change. The study was published in Science.
OTTAWA, June 11, 2015 — Today the Government of Ontario announced a total of $29,446,580 in funding for research projects that will be carried out by professors and students at the University of Ottawa and its affiliated institutions.
OTTAWA, May 29, 2015 — A group of scientists from the University of Ottawa and its affiliated institutes, the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), will share $28,511,215 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation to support cutting-edge research in areas ranging from pediatric diseases, neurodegenerative disorders, and stem cells to photonics and chemistry.
OTTAWA, May 25, 2015 — More than 8,000 academics, researchers and practitioners will converge on the University of Ottawa campus for the 84th Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, from May 30 to June 5. Organized by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Congress is Canada’s largest interdisciplinary academic gathering, bringing together scholars, students and policy-makers involved in a broad spectrum of disciplines including political science, literature, sociology and education.
OTTAWA, May 26, 2015 — The University of Ottawa is proud to announce a formal partnership with the Max Planck Society that will establish the Max Planck-University of Ottawa Centre for Extreme and Quantum Photonics. The centre will link two of the world's foremost research teams in the field of photonics and be only the third Max Planck Centre in North America.