OTTAWA, November 15, 2012 — The University of Ottawa hosted more than 140 physicists, students and industry representatives at its inaugural Schawlow-Townes Symposium on Photonics, in honour of Charles H. Townes and the late Arthur L. Schawlow.
OTTAWA, November 14, 2012 — Dr. Derrick Gibbings, professor in the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ottawa, and his research team have discovered a link that will help to develop better drugs for treating cancer and other neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s. The findings are published in the advanced online version of Nature Cell Biology.
OTTAWA, November 13, 2012 — Canada’s vastly expanded program of temporary migration represents a radical shift in the country’s immigration policy that threatens Canada’s history as a country of immigrants on the path to citizenship, according to a new collection on this growing phenomenon published this month.
OTTAWA, November 6, 2012 — Employees can influence their managers’ charismatic leadership behaviour through their acts of followership, explains an article published in the Journal of Psychology by uOttawa professor Laurent M. Lapierre from the Telfer School of Management.
OTTAWA, December 4, 2012 — The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) participated in the largest genetic study of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) to date. Researchers from the CARDIoGRAMplusC4D Consortium report the identification of 15 genetic regions newly associated with the disease, bringing to 46 the number of regions associated with CAD risk.
OTTAWA, November 1, 2012 — Linguist and professor at the University of Ottawa Shana Poplack has been awarded the Gold Medal for Achievement in Research by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the Council’s highest research honour.
OTTAWA, October 30, 2012 — A new Graduate School of Public and International Affairs study suggests that the Government of Canada’s resolution to unilaterally decide trade policy could lower the expected benefits of new trade agreements.
OTTAWA, October 19, 2012 — For the first time ever in the history of the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Social Sciences, its 10,000 students, 260 professors and 100 staff members are together under one roof, in the heart of the downtown campus. This move will bring new vitality to the Faculty’s intellectual resources by creating greater opportunities for collaborative research and teaching activities and lead to richer learning experiences.