OTTAWA, February 20, 2013 — A University of Ottawa researcher has shown that the socio-economic effects of the malaria epidemic on African populations have been largely underestimated and that new research is needed to quickly gain a more accurate assessment of the situation.
OTTAWA, February 8, 2013 — Two eminent University of Ottawa researchers will share a total of $960 337 from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to fund research into changing the way we self-monitor our health and establishing a technically viable and environmentally sustainable digital city.
OTTAWA, January 30, 2013 — University of Ottawa professor and National Research Council (NRC) scientist Paul Corkum joins the elite ranks of three Canadians to win the King Faisal International Prize for Science, one of the world’s most prestigious awards, for his ground-breaking development of attosecond imaging.
OTTAWA, January 24, 2013 — The University of Ottawa is delighted to announce that professors Marie-Eve Sylvestre, from the Faculty of Law (Civil Law), and Muralee Murugesu, from the Faculty of Science (Chemistry), are the winners of the Young Researcher of the Year Award.
OTTAWA, January 23, 2013 — A study by the CGA-Canada Accounting and Governance Research Centre (CGA-AGRC) has found that the recent global financial crisis had little impact on the risk disclosures of non-financial Canadian firms.
OTTAWA, January 22, 2013 — The University of Ottawa and the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA), Canada’s largest high-technology association, have joined forces to create a new communications network to help first responders in Ottawa overcome critical challenges.
OTTAWA, January 15, 2013 — As the colder weather sets in and more than 40,000 students return for the winter term, things are heating up at the University of Ottawa. The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) has earmarked $8,703,736 in research funding for two major uOttawa projects.
OTTAWA, December 10, 2012 — An analysis of sulphide ore deposits from one of the world’s richest base-metal mines, located in Canada, confirms that oxygen levels were extremely low on Earth 2.7 billion years ago but also shows that microbes were actively feeding on sulphate in the ocean and influencing sea water chemistry during that geological time period.