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A year of excitement and transition at the university

New president, new board chair and new national recognition among highlights

Electrical and Computer Engineering PhD candidate Ololade Sanusi (second from left) celebrates university's 2017 Three Minute Thesis Award. Sanusi went on to place in the top-five in the Ontario competition and advanced to the national competition.
Electrical and Computer Engineering PhD candidate Ololade Sanusi (second from left) celebrates university's 2017 Three Minute Thesis Award. Sanusi went on to place in the top-five in the Ontario competition and advanced to the national competition.

The university’s 15th anniversary was among many campus milestones and success stories of 2017. Here’s a selection of 10 highlights from the year:

University introduces Steven Murphy, PhD, as its fourth President

University earns national ranking in Maclean’s survey

Board of Governors names engineering executive Doug Allingham as Chair

Software and Informatics Research Centre opens

University joins City of Oshawa’s living laboratory initiative

Mental health takes centre stage at 2017 Futures Forum

Three Minute Thesis winner competes at national final

Life Sciences students shed new light on brain tumours and win research competition

Engineering student’s water management startup ranks among top in the world

Researchers named among Canada’s best

 

 

 

 

 

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