The University of Ottawa is working towards becoming a completely smoke-free campus to promote a healthier environment for students. The discussion surrounding a potential smoke free campus started as a result of two main initiatives: a student survey conducted this past spring and rapidly approaching changes in Ontario legislation.
On Sept. 26, 2017, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced Mona Nemer, a professor at the University of Ottawa’s department of biochemistry, microbiology and immunology as Chief Science Advisor to the Government of Canada. In this role, Nemer will advise Trudeau and the Minister of Science by providing an objective and nonpartisan connection to the academic world.
The site has the safety of users in mind, and Wright says that one feature that does this is that it allows users to inject more than once per sitting. Wright refers to this as a “taste,” where users can safely assess what they are taking in, and decide how to proceed in order to prevent an accidental overdose.
In a recent submission to the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on International Trade for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Bell Canada has argued that new, stricter copyright rules should be put into place as part of the ongoing NAFTA renegotiation.
Fogel’s latest research, published in the journal PLOS ONE, looks at the connection between sleep and memory. If you’re a student, athlete, or musician then it’s a study you won’t want to forget.
On Monday, Sept. 25 the University of Ottawa’s Board of Governors (BOG) met to discuss its latest financial numbers, the university’s academic ranking, and more.
On Wednesday, Sept. 20, a 20-year-old man, identified as University of Ottawa student Hamza Serhan, was shot in broad daylight and found outside an Ottawa Community Housing Property at 1500 Caldwell Ave. by Ottawa Police at 3:20 p.m.
Fennell started the game out strong, answering several of the first questions correctly, but ended up placing third. However, he says that it was a positive experience with a unique U of O connection.
Diana Inkpen, a professor of computer science at the University of Ottawa, is spearheading the development of a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) software designed to detect signs of mental illness online.