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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.

Katherine Koehler-Grassau of the UOIT Ridgebacks women's soccer team leads an attack during a 2016 home game at Vaso's Field.

Balancing goals: Ridgebacks soccer star finding a way to do the math

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.

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.

The UOIT Ridgebacks women's soccer team celebrates the university's first-ever provincial OUA sports championship on November 6. The Ridgebacks defeated Queen's in the title game in London, Ontario.

Celebrating some of the university’s top 2016 headlines

December 15, 2016

It was another year of milestones and achievements for the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT). As we wish everyone the best for the upcoming holiday break and look ahead to the 15th anniversary of the university’s founding (June 27, 2002), Communications and Marketing presents a brief summary of some of the university’s memorable moments of 2016.

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).

'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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