OTTAWA, April 8, 2014 — University of Ottawa professor and National Research Council scientist Paul Corkum, known as the father of attosecond molecular imaging, will be the guest of honour at the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology, where he will receive the prestigious Harvey Prize for his contributions to the field of attosecond science.
OTTAWA, March 28, 2014 — University of Ottawa Press is pleased to announce that the inaugural book of its Health and Society series, L’incontournable caste des femmes : Histoire des services de santé au Québec et au Canada by Marie-Claude Thifault is shortlisted as one of three finalists for this year’s prix du Canada en sciences sociales by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.
OTTAWA, March 25, 2014 — Two researchers from the University of Ottawa and one from the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) are exploring better ways to treat pancreatic and breast cancer, and improve the quality of life of breast and gynecological cancer patients after treatment, with the support of the Canadian Cancer Society.
OTTAWA, February 3, 2014 — For University of Ottawa professor Jules Blais and his brother, Queen’s University professor John Smol, working together to save the environment runs in the family — they’ve been doing it for 15 years.
OTTAWA, January 28, 2014 — The University of Ottawa is delighted to announce that professors Craig Kuziemsky, from the Telfer School of Management, and Denis Lacelle, from the Faculty of Arts, are the winners of the Young Researcher of the Year Award.
OTTAWA, January 17, 2014 — A team of researchers led by Mona Nemer, Professor of Medicine and Vice-President, Research at the University of Ottawa, has discovered an important link between two proteins called GATA4 and cyclin D2, which sheds new light on heart muscle cell repair.
OTTAWA, January 9, 2014 — As campuses across Canada welcome students back from their holidays, cutting-edge research at the University of Ottawa will see a significant financial boost from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).