Science and technology
April 26, 2017
The university’s Futures Forum on Community Mental Health and Wellness will draw together leading mental health experts and researchers for a one-day series of in-depth discussions focusing on four themes.
April 26, 2017
Even before he completes his Engineering degree at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Mohamed Vedut (Software Engineering, class of 2017) is helping develop innovative solutions for water management, through the application of artificial intelligence.
April 25, 2017
The university’s newest international agreement was signed in March with Nanjing Xiaozhuang University (NXZU), a comprehensive, undergraduate university in Jiangsu Province (Ontario’s sister province in China).
April 19, 2017
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may have greater public awareness than ever before, but a researcher at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology says challenges associated with ASD are still mired by misconception.
April 13, 2017
Ololade Sanusi is going where no University of Ontario Institute of Technology graduate student has gone before.
April 13, 2017
A new record for community participation was established at the annual Durham Regional Science Fair (DRSF) hosted by volunteers with the Faculty of Science at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.
April 11, 2017
The Faculty of Education has hosted the Maker Camp at its STEAM 3D Maker Lab since 2014. This year, 27 students between the ages of seven and 12 used a variety of technological tools to create and design their own stories or projects.
April 07, 2017
Ibrahim Dincer, PhD, is part of an international research team developing and testing a new agricultural irrigation system that uses sunlight (photocatalysis) to disinfect nutrient-rich urban wastewater, effectively turning it into clean water and hydrogen for farming purposes.
April 03, 2017
Canadians across the country may have a chance to see the world’s premier natural lights show–and a University of Ontario Institute of Technology astronomy expert has the answers as to why.
March 31, 2017
Six University of Ontario Institute of Technology graduate students made the impossible possible on March 23. All made the grade by taking part in the university’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition, an event staged on campuses around the globe.
March 31, 2017
Dr. Shahram Heydari, Associate Professor, Faculty of Business and Information Technology has designed a proactive controller for failure resiliency in communication networks in large-scale disasters.
March 31, 2017
A leading organic chemist from the United States visited the University of Ontario Institute of Technology to share some of his research group’s findings at the Faculty of Science’s Purdue Pharma Distinguished Lecture on March 22.
March 28, 2017
The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS) organized its Research Day on March 24 to showcase ongoing innovative research activities.
March 21, 2017
On March 18 more than 300 University of Ontario Institute of Technology Engineering student participated in The Ritual of the Calling of an Engineer, a ceremony that dates back to 1922 and is held at universities across Canada.
March 15, 2017
A world of opportunity will open in the coming years to students and researchers at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. The university’s expanding international outreach now includes three new partnership agreements with three leading universities in Europe.
March 13, 2017
The University of Ontario Institute of Technology generates exceptional student outcomes in a dynamic learning environment. As a regional hub for innovation and impactful research, the university regularly attracts community leaders, subject matter experts and high-profile personalities to campus.
March 06, 2017
These were among the topics examined March 2 by two of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology’s leading researchers as the Office of the Vice-President, Research, Innovation and International hosted the annual Research Excellence Award Speaker Series.
Distinguished academic leader and sustainable development advocate appointed new Dean of Social Science and Humanities
March 03, 2017
The University of Ontario Institute of Technology announces the appointment of Peter Stoett, PhD, as Dean of the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, effective Monday, July 17.
March 01, 2017
The World Health Organization (WHO) says the prevalence of severely disabling conditions that require rehabilitation has increased by nearly 183 million cases compared to 2005—a 23 per cent increase in just over a decade
February 28, 2017
Think Canadians are living an active, healthy lifestyle? Think again. Studies indicate over 90 per cent of Canadians are physically inactive. Canadians with disabilities are even less active.
February 24, 2017
The Office of the Lieutenant Governor invited Dr. McGregor to be one of just 150 Ontarians to submit a passage to 150 Stories, a collection of new stories and images that speak eloquently about what it means to be Canadian in Ontario.
February 16, 2017
The Emmy Award-winning CBS program Sunday Morning came to Oshawa in early January to develop a feature on password security, and the predictable patterns people often use in their passwords that can make them vulnerable to hacking.
February 02, 2017
She’s already earned a major place in the history of varsity sports at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. But third-year student Katherine Koehler-Grassau is also proving how someone can be star athlete and simultaneously be a high-performing student in a challenging academic program.