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Signing ceremony between the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and the Augsburg University of Applied Science in Augsburg, Germany (January 30, 2017). The university is represented by Michael Owen, PhD, Dean, Faculty of Education (fourth from left) and Doug Holdway, PhD, Interim Vice-President, Research, Innovation and International (second from right).

There’s a lot of talk: Upcoming speakers and panels at the university

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.

During a practical aerodynamic workshop, students position a race car in front of the nozzle of the ACE Climatic Wind Tunnel.

Welcome to the world’s most extreme classroom

February 01, 2017

Dynamic workshops in ACE’s additional climatic chambers offer students the chance to gain practical skills that will help them become immediate contributors to Canadian businesses and organizations. ACE’s wide variety of workshops are available not only to the university’s students, but also to students from other Ontario post-secondary institutions, as well as professionals and members of the community.

There are a number of ways you can help end stigma and support those who struggle with mental health conditions.

New research partnership to address student mental health challenges

January 24, 2017

In a search for answers and to develop new approaches to addressing the serious challenges of student mental health issues, the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology is partnering with the Canadian Mental Health Association of Durham on a new research project that will survey hundreds of undergraduate students.

Xiaodong Lin, PhD, Associate Professor, Faculty of Business and Information Technology

IT security researcher receives rare international distinction

January 17, 2017

The world’s largest technical professional society has bestowed one of its most prestigious honours on a University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) researcher for his contributions to the field of security and privacy in vehicle-to-vehicle communication.

From left: Esther Anyolu, Women’s Multicultural Resource Centre of Durham (Faculty of Social Science and Humanities community partner) with practicum placement student Sandra Edobar (Legal Studies, class of 2017).

FSSH Poster Day opens ‘a constellation of directions’

December 22, 2016

Gaining practical experience is a curriculum cornerstone in the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities (FSSH) at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. The faculty has established strong partnerships with a wide array of leading social and legal services organizations in Durham Region and across the Greater Toronto Area. Each organization affords FSSH students the chance to engage the real world through 100-hour practicum placements.

The university held the 2016 Awards of Excellence recognition event on December 6 in the Business and Information Technology Building (see gallery for award recipients).

Honouring excellence in research, teaching and service delivery

December 12, 2016

The annual Awards of Excellence recognition event honours individual commitment and celebrates team achievements over the past year at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. The university celebrated each 2016 award recipient as well as the entire campus community at a special event on December 6.

Industry leaders, researchers and community partners take in the university's Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) Communications Seminar and Networking Event in the Energy Systems and Nuclear Science Research Centre (November 2016).

The word on how modern vehicles are talking to each other

December 07, 2016

Over many decades, technology has played a major role in improving road safety standards. Now technology is taking another step forward–by exploring how cars, buses and trucks can communicate with each other on the road, while they are being operated.

Industry leaders, researchers and community partners take in the university's Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) Communications Seminar and Networking Event in the Energy Systems and Nuclear Science Research Centre (November 2016).

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).

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.

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

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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