June 28, 2016
University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Energy Systems Engineering student Tom Ross teamed up with Joshua Eidelberg, a graduate of Algonquin College’s Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technician program in Ottawa, Ontario, to launch Sustainable Engine Technology (SET) Inc. The duo is bringing on-board (in-vehicle) hydrogen generation technology to market, dubbed the After Market Combustion Enhancement (ACE) System, which can make the thick, smoky emissions of trucks and buses a thing of the past.
June 24, 2016
There’s an old expression that all politics are local, but sometimes you need to take the local to the politics.
That’s why this spring the Council of Universities (COU) took a different approach to research promoting research. Instead of waiting for politicians to visit researchers in their home communities, the COU sent researchers to Ottawa. The result was a one-day pop-up research park on Parliament Hill.
June 23, 2016
The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) has announced new funding for 16 researchers and four graduate students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT).
June 20, 2016
GO Transit will open four new rail stations on the Lakeshore East corridor line, including a station on the CP Rail line near Ritson Road, about one kilometre south of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s (UOIT) campus location in downtown Oshawa.
June 17, 2016
The much-anticipated opening of Phase One of the Highway 407 East toll-road extension makes it easier than ever to access the north Oshawa location of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT).
June 16, 2016
A whole world of opportunity awaits dozens of University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) students this summer as the largest group in the university’s history embark on international exchanges. A total of 43 students will take part in study abroad opportunities with partner universities around the globe.
June 15, 2016
On Tuesday, June 21, the university’s Career Centre will host iLaunch My Career, a first-of-its-kind one-day conference featuring interactive seminars, practical workshops and networking opportunities.
June 13, 2016
The shock and despair arising from the horrific mass shooting June 12 at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida presents many questions for society, and even for a leading hate crime expert at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT).
June 10, 2016
The 19th annual Roger Anderson Charity Classic golf tournament was held on June 9 with sponsors, donors, volunteers and participants coming together to raise $327,000. Funds will be used to support students in financial need at Durham College and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, and child and youth programs at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Science.
June 10, 2016
The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) applauds the news of General Motors Canada (GM) expanding its engineering and software operations in Canada.
June 09, 2016
On June 8, 2016, the Province of Ontario unveiled its Climate Change Action Plan, which calls on industry, municipalities and individuals to adapt to new cleaner energy technologies to reduce society’s carbon footprint. Ontario’s ultimate goal is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80 per cent from 1990 levels by 2050. The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is a centre of innovation and expertise in clean and green energy research.
June 08, 2016
The Province of Ontario’s new Climate Change Action Plan calls for a creation of new infrastructure to encourage the trucking industry to phase out use of diesel and gasoline, in favour of natural gas.
University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) researcher Dan Hoornweg, PhD, is among those supporting the plan to expand use of natural gas as a truck (transportation) fuel.
June 07, 2016
Close to 700 aspiring young scientists and community members discovered how fun science can be during Science Rendezvous 2016, hosted May 7 at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s (UOIT) and Durham College’s (DC) shared Oshawa campus.
June 06, 2016
It’s never too early for prospective university students to start thinking about the programs they might like to take after they finish high school.
With that philosophy in mind, the Faculty of Business and Information Technology (FBIT) at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) piloted a unique on-campus program for area high school students in grades 10 and 11 in late May.
June 06, 2016
Nearly 2,000 students will begin their post-university careers on June 9 and 10 at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s (UOIT) Convocation ceremonies.
June 03, 2016
The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) raised the pride flag for the first time on May 17 in formal recognition of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT).
May 31, 2016
It was a homecoming of sorts for the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario on May 20 as the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell paid a visit to the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT). As part of a series of official events in the City of Oshawa, the Lieutenant Governor toured the university’s Clean Energy Research Laboratory (CERL) as well as selected labs in the Energy Systems and Nuclear Science Research Centre.
May 31, 2016
The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) will bring a convoy of the latest fuel-efficient and eco-friendly vehicles on the market to the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) on Thursday, June 2.
May 24, 2016
On Tuesday, May 24 faculty and staff at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) will roll up their sleeves for the long-awaited planting portion of the university’s annual We Grow Trees challenge.
May 19, 2016
When his name is called out at Convocation, Jean Bertrand Alestide Nsanzeryaka will receive his Bachelor of Science (Biological Sciences, specializing in Life Sciences) and become the university’s first refugee student to complete a degree. It will be a milestone in UOIT history, and a huge moment of pride and emotion in the life of a young man who thought such a day might never come.
May 19, 2016
What makes some students succeed at mathematics while others struggle? How can educators best develop strategies to help students learn and retain their math skills? The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) recently played a key role in helping teams of teachers, principals and students from Ontario, Alberta and Norway explore these questions and more.
May 11, 2016
Student and faculty exchange opportunities highlight new areas of co-operation between the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) and two universities in Beijing, China. Both agreements resulted from UOIT’s participation in the April 2016 Organization of CANDU Industries (OCI) mission to China.
May 10, 2016
The University of Ontario Institute of Technology brought together a stellar panel of experts from academia, government and leading corporations gathered for the full-day brainstorm to discuss strategies for developing smarter communities that are socially inclusive, innovative, digitally enabled, and economically and culturally robust.