OTTAWA, June 20, 2012 — McMaster University presented an honorary doctorate of science degree to Nancy Edwards on June 15, 2012. A distinguished professor in the School of Nursing and the Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Nancy Edwards was also the inaugural director of the Population Health (PhD) program at the University of Ottawa.
OTTAWA, June 14, 2012 — The University of Ottawa is proud to announce that the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (CFHSS) has selected the University to host the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences in 2015. More than ten thousand delegates are expected to attend.
OTTAWA, June 12, 2012 — The world economy is entering an era of interacting crises involving food security, finance and climate change, ultimately affecting population health within and across national borders.
OTTAWA, June 8, 2012 — University of Ottawa researchers will contribute their expertise to 15 major research initiatives that have just received more than $18 million from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
OTTAWA, June 7, 2012 — The University of Ottawa is proud to announce the appointment of three new University of Ottawa Research Chairs, who will enhance the University’s leadership in areas such as second language learning, legal pluralism and mental health.
OTTAWA, June 7, 2012 — Two leaders in organic chemistry from the University of Ottawa were honoured by their peers during the 95th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, the largest and most important conference for chemical scientists in Canada.
OTTAWA, May 23, 2012 — Children from poorer families in Australia and Canada have a much greater chance of doing well at school, getting into university and earning more in later life than children in the United States and the United Kingdom.
OTTAWA, May 22, 2012 — As the Ottawa Senators wrap up their 20th anniversary season, a team of researchers from the University of Ottawa’s School of Human Kinetics will be conducting an impact study of the Senators Sports and Entertainment (SSE) on the National Capital Region.
OTTAWA, May 22, 2012 — Getting a flu shot during pregnancy provides unanticipated benefits to the baby, according to the authors of a large population-based study examining the issue. Specifically, the study showed that H1N1 vaccination during the pandemic was associated with a significantly reduced risk of stillbirth, preterm birth and extremely small babies at birth.