When six-year-old “Iron Man” Sebastian Chavarria arrived at uOttawa on Friday, March 20, he garnered national attention from media outlets. The boy, whose myriad congenital problems left him with a tracheotomy and a partially deformed left hand, received a new prosthetic hand as part of the uOttawa MakerSpace Prosthetic Challenge.
As an academic institution, we need to find innovative ways to attract women into our engineering and technology classrooms.
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The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering has a very long tradition of supporting the Employee Giving program, formerly known as the Campus Campaign.
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When is a heart researcher not a medical doctor? At the University of Ottawa, it’s when he’s Professor Michel Labrosse, a specialist in cardiovascular mechanics.
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Have you ever been at your favourite restaurant wishing you had a nutrition guide to the plate the waiter just brought? Faculty of Engineering professor Shervin Shirmohammadi and his team are developing an app for that!
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After four hair-pulling weeks of trying to get my child, who normally loves drawing, to create one image for the 3D printer, part two of my experience at Makerspace is finally here. “Look Dad! It’s me and you going to
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University of Ottawa engineering students are officially launching Makerspace on Nov. 20. Students and members of the public can already come in and use various types of equipment, like 3D printers, to create anything their imagination can think of.
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Getting a $60 000 to $80,000 scholarship doesn’t happen every day! Each year, for the past three years, two new Schulich scholarship recipients have begun studies at the University of Ottawa in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.
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“It’s almost ten times harder to get a job at Google than it is to get into Harvard.”
Not for Léo Denault. The fourth year software engineering undergraduate has done it twice. He’s completed two co-op placements at the online search giant, one in Mountain View, California, in the famous Silicon Valley, and the other in Boston.
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