OTTAWA, April 25, 2013 — The University of Ottawa has done it again: it has proven the outstanding quality and achievements of its research community. According to the latest rankings issued by the Centre for Science and Technology Studies at Leiden University, uOttawa has placed among the top 200 universities of the 500 major universities in the world in terms of its impact on life sciences, science and engineering, social sciences and the humanities.
OTTAWA, August 20, 2013 — Students’ transition from high school to first year university can be hard, but the University of Ottawa is trying to ease the integration process through a program giving new students access to mentors from their home regions.
OTTAWA, April 17, 2013 — Two University of Ottawa professors have received Quality of Life Research Grants from the Canadian Cancer Society. Professor Robert Klaassen’s research aims to assess the impact of treatments on the quality of life of patients with incurable blood disorders, and Professor Roanne Thomas will research factors that affect the breast cancer experiences of First Nations, Inuit and Métis women.
OTTAWA, April 17, 2013 — Researchers from the University of Ottawa have released the findings of a three-year study on “third parties” in the adult and sex industries, including their role in sex worker safety.
OTTAWA, March 5, 2013 — A groundbreaking discovery by a team led by Robert Boyd has enabled the first direct measure of polarization states of photon light, the directions in which the electric and magnetic fields of light oscillate.
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.