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LRT magnetic field could interfere with science equipment

While construction of the new light rail transit (LRT) campus station might be inconvenient for commuters, it also introduces a new set of challenges for the University of Ottawa Faculty of Science’s Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) facility, which houses millions of dollars of research equipment.
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U of O falls short on diversity in nominating Canada Research Chairs

Last month the chairperson of the CRC Program published an open letter on behalf of the program’s steering committee, which urged university presidents in the program to make a “concerted effort to address the under representation of the four designated groups (women, Aboriginal Peoples, persons with disabilities and visible minorities) in nominations for Canada Research Chair positions.”
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BOA meeting includes motions and departures

While much of the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa (SFUO)’s April 10 Board of Administration (BOA) meeting was taken up with questions about the student union’s financial status, there’s a lot more to know. Motions were passed, vice-president equity Nicole Maylor departed early, and Faculty of Medicine representative Emile Hashem left the meeting in protest.
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Campus station closing on April 24

OC Transpo will be stopping service to the University of Ottawa’s Campus Station on April 24, while exams don’t wrap up until April 27. The service changes are due to the city of Ottawa’s planned construction on the Light Rail Transit (LRT) system, which is expected to be finished in May 2018.