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The future of Big Data health analytics in space

December 06, 2016

Dr. Carolyn McGregor is advancing research that demonstrates how the International Space Station can apply the Artemis platform to monitor astronauts’ and cosmonauts’ vital signs while in space. Her research partners include the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos).

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Holiday hours for Campus Libraries

December 02, 2016

Holiday hours are in effect at the Campus Libraries from Thursday, December 17 through Sunday, January 10 (inclusive).

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Return all overdue books: You may not get your marks!

December 02, 2016

This is a reminder that the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) will not release your Fall-term grades if you have any overdue library books or unpaid library fines. All overdue books must be returned or renewed, and all library fines paid by Thursday, December 17 or your grades will not be released.

Participants at the Higher Education in Transformation Symposium sign Memorandum of Agreement to create the Canada-Ireland Centre for Higher Education Policy and Practice.

Local post-secondary leaders forge stronger ties with Irish institutions

December 02, 2016

Expanded international opportunities for student exchange and research collaboration in Ireland are on the horizon following the signing of a new agreement by the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), Durham College (DC) and the Technological University for Dublin Alliance.

'Sumobot' battle during the 2016 high school Engineering Robotics Competition hosted and organized by the university's Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

High school students battle at university’s Engineering Robotics Competition

December 01, 2016

Since 2006, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s (UOIT) Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS) has encouraged young science experts in high school, middle school and even elementary students, to push the envelope of their developing engineering skills during the annual UOIT Engineering Robotics Competition.

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Cuba after Fidel Castro: What happens now?

December 01, 2016

Dr. Tim MacNeill of the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities’ Political Science program researches alternative social and political models of development and progress around the world. He answers questions and shares some observations on Cuba’s past and what the future may hold.

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