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Chancellor Claudette Commanda
Community Impact

Claudette Commanda becomes 1st Indigenous Chancellor of the University of Ottawa

The University of Ottawa is proud to appoint First Nations activist Claudette Commanda as the first Indigenous leader to be named Chancellor in the un…
RESEARCH + INNOVATION
Minister Champagne
RESEARCH + INNOVATION

uOttawa receives $13.3m to foster excellence and train next generation of scien…

ISED Minister pays a visit to campus to announce over $500 million in Discovery Research
RESEARCH + INNOVATION
quantum computing
RESEARCH + INNOVATION

uOttawa partners with Xanadu to advance development of quantum computing techno…

The partnership aims to bring key stakeholders together to accelerate the development of quantum computing technologies in Canada.
NEWS + FRANCOPHONIE
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NEWS + FRANCOPHONIE

The University of Ottawa invests $5M in the Francophonie on campus

To mark International Francophonie Day, President and Vice-Chancellor Jacques Frémont and Vice-President, International and Francophonie Sanni Yaya an…
RESEARCH + CLIMATE
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RESEARCH + CLIMATE

uOttawa, Jarislowsky Foundation Found the Clean Economy, Innovation Research Ch…

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

Investigating disinformation: uOttawa’s Professional Development Institute lead…

Information Integrity Lab will bring together a cross-disciplinary international network of experts to highlight actor behind misinformation, provide …
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Aug 17

Opening ceremony of the uOttawa Indigenous Law Certificate

Faculty of Law welcome the 1st Indigenous cohort at the launch of Canada's 1st Indigenous Law Certificate in French. The public ceremony features elde…
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Jun 23

Gov't of Canada to announce major investment in science and engineering at uOtt…

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, will announce at uOttawa new funding for discovery research …
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Jun 17

uOttawa hosts Canadian Medical Hall of Fame induction of six new healthcare pio…

Hosted in association with the University of Ottawa, six renowned medical pioneers will be recognized as the 2022 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Laurea…

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Pope Francis
Reuters

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.
The Globe and Mail
Hazy View of a Hot Day
The Globe and Mail

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.”
Ottawa Citizen
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Ottawa Citizen

Health care researchers need to ask, 'Who is Black?' University of Ottawa profe…

In Canadian health-care research, the definition of “who is Black” can vary widely. Terms such as “African-Canadian,” “Caribbean” and “African” are inconsistent and make it difficult to compare studies, Jude Mary Cénat, associate professor, Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences

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