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University of Ottawa team reveals underpinnings of how motor memory forms

What are the cellular underpinnings of how this motor learning process works? A research team led by Dr. Simon Chen of the uOttawa Faculty of Medicine…
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With migration in mind, uOttawa study examines Monarch butterflies’ drinking ha…

Associate Professor Heather Kharouba from uOttawa’s Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, is leading a project with an eye to understanding the e…
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COVID-19’s elevated toll on mental health varied across the globe: uOttawa revi…

Mental health problems remained elevated over the pandemic as meta-analysis reveals North Americans suffered increased anxiety, depression & PTSD whil…
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uOttawa takes quantum research to the next level

To mark International Francophonie Day, President and Vice-Chancellor Jacques Frémont and Vice-President, International and Francophonie Sanni Yaya an…
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New Clean Economy, Innovation Research Chair founded by uOttawa and Jarislowsky…

Climate change and environmental degradation are the biggest long-term existential threats that we face. Mitigating their worst effects demands that w…
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RESEARCH + SOCIETY

Hyaluranic acid awakens stem cells to repair damaged muscle

Study published in Science opens up new avenues for enhancing muscle regeneration
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Pope's apology in Canada falls short for some indigenous survivors

University of Ottawa religion historian Emma Anderson, who focuses on indigenous encounters with Christianity, said the reference to the investigation was "one of the more puzzling aspects" of the speech given Canada already had the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
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Heat waves are Canada’s deadliest form of extreme weather. Do we need better wa…

“We’re really far from being prepared,” said Glen Kenny, a professor at the University of Ottawa who researches heat strain. “And we’re certainly slow on the take when it comes to alerting people.”
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More mosquitoes? Why Canadians could be seeing an uptick this summer and beyond

Are more mosquitoes bugging you this summer? You’re not alone.

Canada is buzzing with the pesky insects as parts of the country are seeing higher numbers than usual due to damp, hot weather, raising concerns for related diseases, particularly the West Nile virus in humans.

“It certainly seems … anecdotally that it’s a big year for mosquitoes,” said Manisha Kulkarni, a medical entomologist and associate professor at the University of Ottawa.

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