OTTAWA, September 17, 2013 — Once again this year, the International Research Acceleration Program (IRAP) has generated great interest and has funded eight international research initiatives among the numerous proposals submitted.
OTTAWA, September 17, 2013 — Although photonics and photography may sound the same, you wouldn’t expect an expert in one to win a prize in the other. However, the Royal Photographic Society has bestowed the Progress Medal on none other than University of Ottawa and National Research Council of Canada (NRC) researcher Paul Corkum.
OTTAWA, September 16, 2013 — International research collaborations and a wide range of seminars, lectures and discussion periods will take place as pioneers and luminary researchers from around the world arrive at the University of Ottawa over the coming year as part of the Distinguished Visiting Researcher Program (DVRP).
OTTAWA, August 13, 2013 — A University of Ottawa researcher, Professor Alice Home, has released a four-part video highlighting the findings of a new study, Special needs adoptive parenting: Canadian stakeholders’ view on parents’ experience and support needs.
OTTAWA, July 2, 2013 — Once again, the University of Ottawa is in the spotlight thanks to its outstanding researchers. Dr. Denis Prud’homme, full professor in the School of Human Kinetics and former dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, today became the new associate vice-president research and scientific director of the Institut de recherche de l’Hôpital Montfort (IRHM), the research arm of the Montfort Hospital.
OTTAWA, June 26, 2013 — Adolfo J. de Bold, University of Ottawa professor of pathology and cellular and molecular medicine, has joined the likes of Charles Darwin, Benjamin Gould, Henri Milne-Edwards and Nobel laureates Bernardo Houssay and Luis Leloir as an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences of Argentina, for his contribution to the advancement of science.
OTTAWA, June 14, 2013 — Here's a good reason to pay attention in math class. Today, Nature Communicationspublished an article by Ottawa researchers that describes how advanced mathematical modelling can be used to fight cancer. The math predicts how different treatments and genetic modifications might allow cancer-killing, oncolytic viruses to overcome the natural defences that cancer cells use to stave off viral infections.