May 02, 2016
As part of its ongoing contribution to the regional innovation ecosystem, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology will host its second-annual Futures Forum on Thursday, May 5.
Focusing on The Future of Smart Communities, the forum will consist of three themes running concurrently throughout the day:
May 02, 2016
As part of its commitment to ensuring a healthy and safe work environment, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s (UOIT) Healthy Workplace Committee is supporting the Canadian Mental Health Association 65th Annual Mental Health Week from Monday, May 2 to Friday, May 6.
April 29, 2016
The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) and Durham College (DC) will welcome aspiring young scientists and community members to their shared Oshawa campus on Saturday, May 7 as the university and college host Science Rendezvous 2016.
April 26, 2016
“Most of the sodium Canadians consume comes from packaged and processed food,” says JoAnne Arcand, co-author and Assistant Professor at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s Faculty of Health Sciences, who completed the research while a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Toronto.
April 25, 2016
The University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s (UOIT) Faculty of Education is supporting Ukraine’s transformation to democratized education through a research partnership with Ukraine’s Kyiv National Economic University (KNEU). The initiative involves an online pilot course offered to KNEU students that originates from Canada via the Faculty of Education’s Educational Informatics Laboratory (EILAB), a superbly equipped digital facility providing real-time observation of human-computer interaction.
April 22, 2016
In what has become a traditional year-end opportunity for the Game Development and Entrepreneurship (GDE) program at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), a huge contingent of talented students represented the university at the 2016 Level Up Student Games Showcase, held at the Design Exchange Centre in downtown Toronto.
April 19, 2016
In the early days of public debate on Bill C-14, most corners appear to agree on at least one thing: the proposed legislation stops well short of answering all possible questions, particularly many issues of an ethical nature.
Researchers at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) weigh in with their early takes:
April 12, 2016
On April 4, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Chandigarh University (CU), a private university in northwestern India whose research expertise and industry partnerships complement those of UOIT.
April 12, 2016
When it comes to making the most of her university years, Cherlene Cheung is certainly a tough act to follow. Most recently Cheung has been working on a prestigious practicum placement in support of international law research that FSSH Assistant Professor Dr. Natalie Oman was commissioned to undertake by the United Nations (UN).
April 11, 2016
Volunteers are the roots of strong communities. Through their simple act of philanthropy, volunteers have a profound and far-reaching impact, allowing communities to flourish.
April 08, 2016
What can universities do to promote reconciliation between Canada and First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples? The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) recently hosted a thoughtful and engaging panel discussion exploring this and other questions. The event aimed at fostering awareness, understanding and action in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) appeal for educational institutions to engage with Indigenous communities and to become leaders in reconciliation.
April 06, 2016
On March 30, Margaret Trudeau accepted an invitation to come to the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) as the inaugural speaker of the Dean’s Public Lecture Series, hosted by the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities.
April 05, 2016
If you want to get a sneak peek at the future of gaming, this is the place to be! GameCon is a one-day event featuring more than 40 teams from all four years of the FBIT’s popular Game Development and Entrepreneurship (GDE) program
April 01, 2016
After a series of rehearsals and training workshops for an original group of more than two dozen candidates, on March 23, UOIT’s 3MT® competition came down to a field of six finalists. When the dust settled, Master of Health Sciences candidate Megalai Thavakugathasalingam was named UOIT champion for her presentation on reconstructing the difficult experience of childhood cancer through the perspective of a young adult.
March 30, 2016
How ‘green’ are clean energy technologies? What patterns can we extrapolate from the massive ocean of data society generates online each and every day?
These were just some of the many topics addressed March 23 by two Canada Research Chairs at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) as UOIT’s Office of Research Services hosted the Research Excellence Award Speaker Series.
March 30, 2016
Elementary and secondary school students from all corners of Durham Region will gather at University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) on Saturday, April 2 for the annual Durham Regional Science Fair (DRSF).
March 28, 2016
The IJC’s Great Lakes Science Advisory Board has appointed leading aquatic ecologist Andrea Kirkwood, PhD, to its Science Priority Committee (SPC). The Associate Professor with UOIT’s Faculty of Science will attend her first semi-annual IJC meeting in Washington, D.C. in mid-April.
March 23, 2016
The 2016 federal budget promises significant investments in Canada’s university sector that will strengthen the capacity of Ontario’s universities. Many of the budget’s initiatives will also enhance the already considerable economic impact of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) in Durham Region and Northumberland County.
March 23, 2016
The University of Ontario Institute of Technology is pleased to announce the university and the UOIT Faculty Association have ratified a collective agreement. Both parties negotiated for several months to come to an agreement.
March 22, 2016
The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) and Durham College (DC) salute the brilliant high school students who gathered at the institutions’ shared Oshawa campus March 10 to 12 for the FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC) Greater Toronto East Regional.
March 21, 2016
Battling the clock and articulating a tricky story is the basis of 3MT® – an intriguing battle of creativity involving dozens of graduate students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT).
March 17, 2016
It is time, as a university community, to remind ourselves of who we are. The University of Ontario Institute of Technology is built on a promise to develop strength and capacity through research, innovation and partnerships.
March 14, 2016
Our university is a scholarly community whose academic mission is focused on building strength and capacity through research, innovation and partnerships. To this end, we support respectful dialogue, dissent and discourse. This includes supporting freedom of speech and encouraging an inclusive, diverse and safe environment on campus.