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Dr. Rupinder Brar overseeing installation of the Faculty of Science's new reflecting telescope on top of the Campus Library at UOIT's north Oshawa location.

Star power: Reflecting telescope installed at UOIT

November 27, 2015

Looking across the open space of the tranquil Polonsky Commons you can see one of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s (UOIT) new windows to the rest of the world and the universe.

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SSHRC launches Storytellers challenge

November 19, 2015

Great research matters – but how you tell a story is just as important. The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) has launched its fourth-annual Storytellers contest, which challenges post-secondary students to show Canadians how social sciences and humanities research is improving their lives, world and future.

Toronto Raptors General Manager Masai Ujiri speaks at UOIT's Regent Theatre on Thursday, November 26 at 7:45  p.m.

UOIT thanks donors for supporting students

November 13, 2015

In celebration of National Philanthropy Day on Sunday, November 15, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) thanks its donors for supporting the academic dreams of our students.

Early-stage researcher award recipients: Dr. Sheldon Williamson, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (third from left) and Dr. Christopher Collins, Faculty of Science (fourth from left). With (from left): Tim McTiernan, President and Vice-Chancellor; Deborah Saucier, Provost and Vice-President; Academic; and Michael Owen, Vice-President, Research, Innovation and International.

University honours excellence among faculty and staff

November 13, 2015

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) campus community celebrated the outstanding achievements of faculty and staff throughout 2015 in a special ceremony November 10 in the Science Building’s Dr. Peter Zakarow Auditorium.

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UOIT supports launch of eCampus Ontario web portal

November 11, 2015

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is pleased to partner with the Ontario Online Learning Consortium/Consortium ontarien pour l'apprentissage en ligne (OOLC/COAEL) on the launch of the new web portal.

From left: Dr. Isabel Pedersen, Canada Research Chair in Digital Life, Media and Culture; Samantha Reid, Research Manager, Decimal Lab; and Nathan Gale, Master of Science (Computer Science) candidate, UOIT, in front of the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo, Japan.

UOIT’s Decimal Lab team demonstrates technology at international wearables event in Japan

November 11, 2015

Wearable technologies expert Dr. Isabel Pedersen took three members of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s (UOIT) Decimal Lab halfway around the world to conduct field research, forge international connections, and present their wearable technology project at the International Symposium of Wearable Computing (ISWC) Design Exhibition in Osaka, Japan.

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Brilliant Entrepreneurship at UOIT: November 16 to 20

November 09, 2015

As part of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s (UOIT) nurturing of an industry-relevant culture of innovation, UOIT students are encouraged to take part in Brilliant Entrepreneurship from November 16 to 20.