The Canadian members of this group are vocal about upholding their identity, and believe that increased immigration is the cause of a supposed diminishing white population in the country.
NSERC’s vision is to provide financial support to students in the hopes of new discoveries and innovative ideas to help advance the fields of science and engineering.
The University of Ottawa has recently seen a significant rise in international student enrolment, specifically within the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
Although 101 Week at the University of Ottawa is over, the lack of naloxone kits—which are used to respond to an overdose—is still a cause for debate here on campus and in the city.
As the new school year begins, one of the biggest changes that students will see is the new learning management system (LMS), Brightspace. The program, which is designed to enhance student engagement with courses through the online database, was launched on May 1 for the spring/summer semester, and will be in full use for all students for this fall.
Reports of Lyme disease in the Ottawa area have been increasing in recent years, leading researchers at the University of Ottawa to investigate the geographical reasons behind this upward trend. Manisha Kulkarni, an assistant professor at the University of Ottawa’s School of Epidemiology, Public Health, and Preventive Medicine researches pathogens that are transmitted by insects and arthropods, and believes that the high rate of Lyme disease in Ottawa is the result of more ticks in the region.
The elder, Claudette Commanda, is an Algonquin Anishinabe from the Kitigan Zibi First Nation and a U of O alumna. She is also the first person to hold the position as an elder in residence at the university.