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December

UOIT to host international nuclear hydrogen workshop

December 18, 2007

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) will welcome renowned hydrogen experts to an international nuclear hydrogen workshop in the UOIT Science building on Thursday, December 20.

Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life announce $150,000 donation to UOIT

December 06, 2007

Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life officials joined students, faculty and administration from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) in Oshawa to officially announce a $150,000 donation to UOIT that will provide financial aid to students and see a dynamic new sculpture built on campus.

UOIT and Trent University campuses connect with innovative graduate program delivery

December 05, 2007

Media are invited to simultaneously join University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) and Trent University faculty and graduate students next week at both the Oshawa and Peterborough campuses to view a unique classroom experience that uses highly specialized technology with the potential to change the face of graduate program delivery in Canada.


November

Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life to announce generous donation to UOIT

November 30, 2007

OSHAWA, Ont. - Officials from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) will join representatives from Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life next week for the announcement of a significant financial donation that will greatly assist and enhance students' learning experiences for years to come and the company's plans to install a dynamic new sculpture on campus.

UOIT graduate earns NSERC award for research of hybrid vehicles

November 28, 2007

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) announced today that Pierre Hinse has been awarded a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Industrial Postgraduate Scholarship (IPS) to research the effects of plug-in hybrid electrical vehicles on the electrical distribution grid.

Acclaimed mathematician John Mighton to visit UOIT and share formula for success during guest lecture

November 26, 2007

OSHAWA, Ont. - The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) will welcome Dr. John Mighton, a mathematician, national best-selling author and award-winning playwright, to its campus on Friday, November 30. Sponsored by UOIT's faculties of Science and Education and Office of Research Services, the guest lecture will give students a chance to hear the multi-talented Mighton speak about his unusual combination of careers in the arts and mathematics.

Lots of energy and environment talk as high school students visit UOIT

November 25, 2007

More than 150 students in grades 9 to 12 heard influential speakers, toured the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) campus, and met members of the Faculty of Science and graduate students during UOIT's second annual Energy and the Environment Day on October 23.

Boyce family announces significant donation to support UOIT students

November 16, 2007

Durham College alumni Jeffrey and Julia Boyce visited their alma mater today to announce a $500,000 donation that will support students at the college and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) for years to come and provide the latest in state-of-the-art alternative energy laboratory equipment.

Faculty and students launch UOIT's innovative and research-intensive graduate studies programs

November 12, 2007

Faculty, administration and students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) officially launched the university's innovative and research-intensive Graduate Studies programs at an event and trade show on campus today, showcasing the exceptional programs currently available and plans to position UOIT as a leader in graduate education delivery.

Energy executive to announce significant donation to UOIT

November 09, 2007

Officials from Durham College and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) will welcome Durham College alumni Jeffrey and Julia Boyce to campus next week where they will announce a significant financial and laboratory equipment donation that will greatly benefit the students of both post-secondary institutions.

UOIT to showcase graduate studies programs at launch event

November 05, 2007

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) will showcase its innovative and research intensive Graduate Studies programs at an official launch event and trade show on Monday, November 12. The event will feature the exceptional programs currently available at UOIT, and also offer details of UOIT's plans for future growth that will position it as a leader in graduate education delivery and help deal with the graduate enrolment space crunch expected in the years ahead.

UOIT Faculty of Science launches pilot project for Forensic Science program

November 01, 2007

Twenty University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Faculty of Science students in their third year of the Forensic Science program have been placed at the forefront of emerging forensic science applications and technology in Canada, thanks to a two-year pilot project involving the use of tablet computers.


October

Best-selling author to discuss health care during visit to UOIT

October 30, 2007

Award-winning author and journalist André Picard will discuss The Digital Divide: The Use and Misuse of Technology in Health Care, during a lecture hosted this week by the University of Ontario Institute of Technology's (UOIT) Faculty of Health Sciences and the Health Education Technology Research Unit (HETRU).

UOIT to announce details of first spinoff company

October 23, 2007

Demonstrating once again that research work on campus is making a difference in the lives of Durham residents, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) will announce details on Monday, October 29 about a product developed by a UOIT professor that has led to the university's first-ever spinoff company, Hoper Inc.

UOIT scores high marks for high-tech learning environment

October 19, 2007

Following a comprehensive survey of more than 43,000 students across Canada, the Globe and Mail has issued a University Report Card that has awarded the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) an A plus for the quality of its technology, and listed the university on a list of five 'Hot' universities that are leading a technology wave.

UOIT students demonstrate CSI skills at innovative Crime Scene House

October 17, 2007

Students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) showcased their real-life CSI skills today with homicide; break-and-enter; and hit-and-run crime-scene scenarios playing out at the official opening of UOIT's innovative Crime Scene House.

CSI Oshawa - UOIT opens innovative Crime Scene House

October 11, 2007

Homicides, break and enters, shootings, hit-and-run accidents and suspicious deaths - students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) investigate them all at the university's innovative Crime Scene House. Media are invited to come out next week and learn more about this leading-edge facility during the official opening of the house, which will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony, speeches, tours, staged crime scenes and sample collection demonstrations.


September

Lenovo Canada to present significant donation to UOIT

September 19, 2007

Officials from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) and Durham College will welcome representatives from Lenovo Canada to campus next week to announce a significant donation that will greatly increase the opportunity for students to pursue post-secondary education.

Leading energy experts come together for critical discussion of Ontario's energy choices

September 14, 2007

Business, government and academia leaders will come together to discuss the increasing demand for and role of hydrogen, the 'perfect fuel,' in meeting Ontario's future energy needs, when the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) hosts the Critical Energy Choices Conference 2007 on Tuesday, September 18 in Toronto.

UOIT celebrates grand opening of Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre expansion

September 12, 2007

Durham College and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) celebrated the importance of a healthy mind and body today, with a grand opening ceremony and open house for the spectacular 90,000-square-foot Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre (CRWC) expansion at their shared Oshawa campus.

UOIT awarded Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Advanced Energy Systems

September 11, 2007

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) has been recognized for its innovative research in the area of energy and hydrogen production technology with today's announcement of a $1.5-million Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Advanced Energy Systems

New programs, increase in enrolment as UOIT welcomes students to campus for new year

September 06, 2007

As more than 5,000 students arrived on campus today to begin classes for the 2007-2008 academic year, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) announced that with the addition of five new Master's degree programs, students have more opportunities than ever before to pursue innovative graduate studies.

Arthurs announces $10-million capital investment to help UOIT grow

September 05, 2007

As students arrived this week to begin a new academic year, Pickering-Ajax-Uxbridge MPP Wayne Arthurs was on campus at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) on September 5 to announce that the provincial government was investing $10 million to build new facilities on the award-winning and state-of-the-art campus shared by UOIT and Durham College.


August

UOIT set to welcome first-year students to campus

August 28, 2007

The new academic year is about to begin and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is kicking things off with Orientation Week 2007, a weeklong series of events designed to acquaint first-year students with the university's inspiring faculty and staff and leading-edge technology-based campus.

UOIT provost's laptop accessories product earns first U.S. patent for university's Office of Technology Transfer and Commercialization

August 13, 2007

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) announced today it has achieved a Kool new milestone. The university recently received confirmation that UOIT Provost Dr. Richard Marceau has been awarded a U.S. patent for a laptop accessories product that offers protection and comfort to laptop users along with strong economic prospects for Durham Region and Northumberland County.

UOIT to host fourth annual Student Research Day

August 08, 2007

Undergraduate and graduate students from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) will present their research results related to the effects of cancer cell exposure to environmental pollutants, the UOIT/Durham Advisory Committee on Homelessness initiative, wind power simulation, student attitudes towards Canada's post-conviction review process and more on Monday, August 13 when UOIT hosts its fourth annual Student Research Day.


July

UOIT Faculty of Science spearheading Teachers' Science and Technology Outreach Program

July 30, 2007

Two Ontario high school teachers will have a new classroom tool - hands-on laboratory research experience - under their belts this September, thanks to the University of Ontario Institute of Technology's (UOIT) participation in the Ministry of Research and Innovation's (MRI) Teachers' Science and Technology Outreach Program (TSTOP).

UOIT engineering programs receive accreditation from national board

July 27, 2007

In yet another strong endorsement of its innovative programs, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) has received formal notification that its Manufacturing and Nuclear Engineering programs have been accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB).

UOIT students take rookie team title at automotive engineering motorsports event

July 19, 2007

Demonstrating once again that University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) students are among the best and brightest in Canada, the Durmach UOIT Motorsports Formula Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) team recently raced its way to Rookie of the Year honours at its first-ever Formula SAE event, held at the California Speedway.

Durham Region and UOIT build relationships in Europe

July 13, 2007

Representatives from the Region of Durham and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) joined other business leaders from the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) last month as they embarked on an exploratory mission to Denmark, Sweden and the Netherlands.


June

UOIT to be a world leader in utilizing AccessGrid for delivery of innovative and specialized graduate studies opportunities

June 27, 2007

Despite having an audience located at five Ontario universities separated by hundreds of kilometres, Dr. Peter Berg, an assistant professor with the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), was able to bring everyone into the same virtual classroom for his hydrogen fuel cell research seminar on Monday, June 4, as UOIT showcased its newly upgraded facilities for AccessGrid, the groundbreaking technology it will employ to deliver collaborative multi-institutional graduate courses beginning this fall.

Graduating students find great satisfaction at UOIT

June 07, 2007

Graduating students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) are overwhelmingly satisfied with their educational experience at UOIT, ranking the university at the head of the class in a broad range of areas, according to the results of an extensive national survey.

Thousands help UOIT celebrate historic graduating class

June 01, 2007

Thousands of guests helped mark postsecondary history today, as the province's first new university in 40 years, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), held convocation ceremonies for its first-ever class of four-year undergraduate and graduate students.


May

Durham College, UOIT, Lakeridge Health, Rouge Valley Health System, Durham District School Board and Durham Region Local Training Board to host nursing career fair

May 29, 2007

Durham College and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), in a joint venture with Lakeridge Health, Rouge Valley Health System, the Durham District School Board and the Durham Region Local Training Board, will welcome over 100 high school students and teachers to campus next week as they explore educational pathways and specialization options for the health-care industry at a joint nursing career fair.

UOIT to celebrate historic graduating class at convocation ceremonies on Friday, June 1

May 28, 2007

The next generation of scientists, engineers, IT security specialists, health-care professionals, criminal justice experts, teachers and business leaders will be taking centre stage this week as the province's first new university in 40 years, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), holds convocation ceremonies to celebrate the historic graduation of its first-ever class of four-year undergraduate and graduate students.

UOIT unveils RBC Conference Room in recognition of $250,000 donation

May 18, 2007

Dr. Ronald Bordessa, president of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), welcomed RBC representatives to campus today for the unveiling of the RBC Conference Room. The room is being named in recognition of RBC's ongoing support and partnership, which includes a $250,000 donation that is being used to enhance the university's Business and Information Technology building and leading-edge learning environment.

Rotary Club of Oshawa announces $50,000 donation to UOIT

May 10, 2007

The Rotary Club of Oshawa will be helping more Durham Region residents take advantage of the leading-edge learning environment offered by the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), thanks to its $50,000 donation to assist students in financial need.

UOIT to welcome Team Canada to campus

May 07, 2007

Faculty and staff from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) will be assisting top young scientists from across Canada next week as Team Canada prepares to compete at the annual Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) from May 13 to 19 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

UOIT students to pursue Safe Schools Certification on campus

May 03, 2007

An expected 120 University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) students will pursue Safe Schools Certification at UOIT's Oshawa campus next week, when a valuable teaching tool for use in elementary and secondary schools is offered for the first time through a Faculty of Education at an Ontario-based university.


April

UOIT awarded $360,000 in funding from Ontario Society for Excellence in Technology Transfer

April 27, 2007

Thanks to $360,000 in funding from the Ontario Society for Excellence in Technology Transfer (OnSETT), the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) will be playing a key role in addressing the need for commercialization expertise at Ontario's universities and research institutions. As part of the Ontario Partnership for Innovation and Commercialization (OPIC), UOIT will be participating in Crossover, a three-year Professional Development and Mentoring of Commercialization Managers Program aimed at recruiting experienced personnel from a broad range of disciplines including life sciences, engineering and information technology and placing them in technology transfer and commercialization roles.

UOIT student engineering team receives national award for safety innovation

April 17, 2007

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) announced today that members of a UOIT student engineering team have been recognized with a second-place finish in the Minerva Canada James Ham Safe Design Awards contest. The team, comprised of fourth-year engineering students Mark Bernacki, Matt Van Wieringen, Mike MacLeod and Ben Fagan, received the award for their design of an innovative automatic door opening mechanism that stores energy in the form of compressed air each time the door is manually opened.

UOIT student engineering team receives national award for safety innovation

April 17, 2007

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) announced today that members of a UOIT student engineering team have been recognized with a second-place finish in the Minerva Canada James Ham Safe Design Awards contest. The team, comprised of fourth-year engineering students Mark Bernacki, Matt Van Wieringen, Mike MacLeod and Ben Fagan, received the award for their design of an innovative automatic door opening mechanism that stores energy in the form of compressed air each time the door is manually opened.

UOIT gears up to host third annual Durham Regional Science Fair

April 09, 2007

Join faculty, staff and students from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology's (UOIT) Faculty of Science as they welcome local students in Grades 4 to 12 for the third annual Durham Regional Science Fair taking place on campus on Saturday, April 14.

UOIT set to get in motion for Eastview Boys and Girls Club

April 04, 2007

Staff, faculty and students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), including President Dr. Ronald Bordessa, are lacing up their shoes for the first annual UOIT 5km Charity Walk and Run for the Eastview Boys and Girls Club on Wednesday, April 11.

Frank McKenna to deliver speech at UOIT

April 03, 2007

Frank McKenna, the deputy chair of TD Bank Financial Group (TDBFG), will address students and guests at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology's (UOIT) Oshawa campus on Tuesday, April 10.

UOIT physics professor spearheads pioneering alternative energy research as member of Ontario Fuel Cell Research and Innovation Network

April 02, 2007

Dr. Peter Berg, a physics professor with the Faculty of Science at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is sharing his leading-edge fuel cell expertise with faculty from seven other universities as part of a provincial network that has been challenged to realize the economic and environmental benefits of fuel cells, a highly efficient, clean energy technology that produces electrical power with very low greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.


March

Energy Minister Dwight Duncan on hand as UOIT opens state-of-the-art OPG Engineering building

March 30, 2007

Offering tours of state-of-the-art labs and demonstrations of the leading-edge technological tools available to students, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) welcomed more than 100 guests to its Oshawa, Ontario campus today, including Ontario Energy Minister Dwight Duncan, for the official opening of the Ontario Power Generation (OPG) Engineering building.

Ontario Energy Minister Dwight Duncan to help open Ontario Power Generation Engineering building

March 30, 2007

Ontario Energy Minister Dwight Duncan will receive a first-hand view of how the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) and Ontario Power Generation (OPG) are working together to help meet the needs of next-generation students and address Ontario's future energy requirements, when he visits UOIT to take part in the official opening of the state-of-the-art OPG Engineering building at the university's Oshawa, Ontario campus.

UOIT Youth Science and Technology Outreach Program

March 29, 2007

Ontario's young scientists are taking advantage of valuable hands-on experience in a variety of fields including energy, life sciences, chemistry, and engineering, thanks to a University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) grant from the Ministry of Research and Innovation's (MRI) Youth Science and Outreach Program (YSTOP).

UOIT applauds provincial budget's $3 million investment to expand innovative hydrogen technology research on campus

March 23, 2007

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology's (UOIT) work towards finding a lower-cost solution to the large-scale production of hydrogen, a clean energy solution with vast potential for the environment, took a big step forward yesterday with the provincial budget's welcome announcement that $3 million is being invested to expand UOIT's innovative hydrogen technology research.

UOIT to officially open Ontario Power Generation Engineering building

March 23, 2007

Demonstrations of robot pick and placement movements and an incredible 3-D scanning process used in reverse engineering applications, are among the high-tech features that will be on display at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) on Friday, March 30, when Tom Mitchell, chief nuclear officer at Ontario Power Generation (OPG), and Dr. Ronald Bordessa, president of UOIT, join students, faculty and staff; OPG partners; municipal government officials; local dignitaries; and members of the business and academic community to celebrate the official opening of the OPG Engineering building.

CSI: UOIT - coming to campus this summer

March 22, 2007

High school students from across the province are about to spend their summer lifting fingerprints and collecting crime scene evidence as the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Faculty of Science utilizes a $41,000 PromoScience grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to provide an in-depth and inside look at how science can be applied and utilized in forensic investigations.

UOIT welcomes federal budget's significant investment in research excellence

March 20, 2007

A commitment of hundreds of millions of dollars in yesterday's federal budget to spur on postsecondary initiatives is being applauded by the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), which in less than four years has gained a national reputation for research excellence and innovation that will help Canada grow globally in the years to come.

UOIT awarded $48,000 to evaluate web-based classrooms for the professional development of teachers

March 16, 2007

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) announced today that Dr. Roland van Oostveen, an assistant professor with the Faculty of Education, has been awarded a $48,000 Strategic Research Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) in the category of Image, Text, Sound and Technology. The grant will be used to explore the nature and impact of web-based professional development learning environments (PDLEs) for teachers to better equip them for teaching in the 21st century.

UOIT science professor earns $15,000 national mentorship grant

March 16, 2007

Dr. Julia Green-Johnson, an assistant professor of biology with the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), has been awarded a $15,000 national research grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to create a one-day symposium to introduce young students with an interest in science to today's leaders in health-oriented science research and their groundbreaking work.

Algoma U and UOIT announce dates for Future Play 2007

March 14, 2007

Future Play, the international conference on the future of game design and technology announced today that it will return to the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) in 2007 with Algoma University College (Algoma U) and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) serving as conference co-hosts.

Ontario's best and brightest undergraduate chemistry students to share research work at UOIT

March 09, 2007

In what will surely be a showcase of Ontario's best and brightest undergraduate chemistry minds and their innovative research work, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology's (UOIT) Faculty of Science will host more than 100 students from across the province at the 35th Southern Ontario Undergraduate Student Chemistry Conference being held on campus on Saturday, March 17.

UOIT engineering students prove they're among the best in Ontario

March 02, 2007

With first- and third-place finishes at a recent provincial student engineering competition, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) continues to show that in less than four years it has become home to one of the foremost engineering and applied science faculties in Ontario.

UOIT to offer in-depth look at teacher candidate selection process

March 01, 2007

Members of the media will have exclusive access to the teacher candidate selection process at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) next week, as the university begins the practice of choosing the students who will study at its Oshawa campus this August.


February

UOIT science students gear up to study in Germany

February 26, 2007

Students from one of the world's oldest universities are now able to pair up with students from one of the newest to pursue the study of physics, thanks to a new English-language foreign exchange program between the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) and the University of Leipzig in Leipzig, Germany.

Durham College and UOIT celebrate 100th birthday of Harold 'Pat' Dooley, donor extraordinaire

February 23, 2007

A celebration hosted today by students and staff at Durham College and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) marked the 100th birthday of generous donor, Harold 'Pat' Dooley. Joined by Durham College President Leah Myers, UOIT President Dr. Ronald Bordessa, faculty, staff, and friends, Mr. Dooley was also honoured for his passion and commitment to helping students pursue their post-secondary dreams.

UOIT set to welcome over 1,000 prospective students at annual open house

February 21, 2007

More than 1,000 prospective students and their parents are gearing up to explore the University of Ontario Institute of Technology's (UOIT) academically challenging and leading-edge learning environment at the university's annual Open House 4 U event being held on campus this weekend.

Two UOIT engineering students earn 'Cool' Design Awards

February 16, 2007

UOIT Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science students Jade Cho and Joseph Paonessa earned 'Cool' recognition for their design capabilities and knowledge of leading industry software, when their entries were selected as among the best for a design contest that included professionals employed within the commercial industry.

UOIT results impressive for 2006 National Survey of Student Engagement

February 14, 2007

The results of a comprehensive international survey of undergraduate university students show that the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is challenging its students academically, engaging them in active and collaborative learning inside and outside the classroom, and providing a leading-edge learning environment.

UOIT partners with SHARCNET to spearhead deployment of groundbreaking technology for research collaboration

February 07, 2007

Thanks to its partnership in a leading high-performance computing network, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is using groundbreaking technology to bring scientists and students from different locations across Ontario together to share important research ideas, and will soon be taking this technology to the classroom to maximize the learning experience for graduate students.

City of Oshawa awards Certificate of Recognition to UOIT for on-campus high school robotics competition

February 06, 2007

Because push came to shove at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) last December, the City of Oshawa has honoured the university's Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science with a Certificate of Recognition for hosting an on-campus robotics competition that encouraged dozens of high school students to be creative, work in teams, and learn all about the amazing world of engineering.


January

UOIT students to get first glimpse of 2007 research project lineup

January 26, 2007

Wondering what great scientific breakthrough or life-altering work researchers will come up with next? Then join us on Wednesday, January 31 and learn how professors and students at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) are working to turn innovative and groundbreaking ideas into real solutions for the benefit of society.

UOIT professor on target in cancer treatment research

January 25, 2007

A UOIT professor has earned a $35,000 grant from a storied American foundation to research a novel way of directing cancer-fighting drugs to tumours and thereby help reduce the harsh side effects that can come with treatment.

Schneider Electric to make significant contribution to UOIT

January 19, 2007

Schneider Electric Canada - a world leader in electrical distribution, industrial control and automation products, systems, and services - will make a substantial donation to the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) on Thursday, January 25.

UOIT and research partners to benefit from national funding boost

January 09, 2007

SHARCNET, an association comprised of UOIT and 15 other Ontario research institutions as well as industry partners such as Hewlett-Packard, Platform Computing, Bell Canada, and Nortel Networks, in collaboration with six other high-performance computing consortia across Canada, has received an $88-million funding boost from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada to be used towards building its national high-performance computing (HPC) capacity.

Historic win for UOIT women's hockey team

January 08, 2007

The team, which is playing exhibition games and tournaments this season, downed the York Lions 3-2 at the Campus Ice Centre for UOIT's first win over a university squad.

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