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November

Faculty of Business and IT delegates from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology attending the 2nd Workshop on Engineering in Medical Apps at Universidad Militar Nueva Granada in Bogotá, Colombia.

FBIT researchers present medical app findings for serious games

November 17, 2016

So-called ‘serious’ games are serious business, especially for a group of researchers at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT). Four faculty members from the Faculty of Business and Information Technology (FBIT) recently shared their latest findings at the 2nd Workshop on Engineering in Medical Apps at Universidad Militar Nueva Granada in Bogotá, Colombia.

Action from a previous high school Engineering Robotics Competition hosted by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.

2016 UOIT Engineering Robotics Competition coming November 26

November 16, 2016

Hundreds of future engineering students from high schools and middle schools across South Central Ontario will put their robot creations to the test on Saturday, November 26 during the Engineering Robotics Competition at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT).

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Power restored, classes resumed

November 15, 2016

The power is restored at the north Oshawa campus location. All regularly scheduled classes and activities have resumed.

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University thanks donors for supporting students

November 14, 2016

In celebration of National Philanthropy Day on Tuesday, November 15, University of Ontario Institute of Technology students have produced a video to thank our donors for their continued support.

Teachers from across Ontario take part in workshop in Faculty of Education's STEAM-3D Laboratory.

The future of learning: Children, makerspaces and digital literacies

November 11, 2016

One-sixth of the way through the 21st century, Canadian education researchers and policy makers are still trying to articulate the learning competencies (i.e. knowledge, skills and attitudes) students need to develop and be able to apply toward successful learning, living and working.

Fireside Reading Room in the Campus Library at the university's north Oshawa location.

MDC shows growth in its Agricultural Leadership Certificate program

November 09, 2016

Uxbridge, Ontario farmer Jim Tindall knows the local dairy goat breeding business as well as anyone. But Tindall also knows that every 21st-century farmer can still learn a thing or two about what it takes to be successful in marketing their products or crops.

Ridgebacks women's soccer team celebrate their provincial win.

Women’s soccer team captures UOIT’s first-ever OUA championship

November 06, 2016

For the first time in its 13-year history, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is celebrating a provincial sports championship. The UOIT Ridgebacks women’s soccer team capped off a remarkable Ontario University Athletics (OUA) season on November 6 by capturing the gold medal at the OUA Championships in London, Ontario.

Ridgebacks women's soccer team celebrate their provincial win.

Cracking the code on coding for young Canadians

November 03, 2016

Concern continues to mount in many corners of the country about Canada’s future capability to be a significant contributor to the global economy. The prime issue, experts say, is the nation’s challenge in improving digital literacies and coding skills, particularly among young Canadians who will face an increasingly digital world.

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology's Let's Talk Science team is celebrating the community outreach program's fifth anniversary.

Improving your password security and usability

November 01, 2016

Whether it’s logging on to the Internet, checking email, personal banking or shopping online, most of us need passwords to access all of these services. These codes protect our most sensitive information, but we are often so overwhelmed with the sheer number of them that many of us resort to insecure practices.

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