The University of Ottawa has been awarded four new Canada Research Chairs (CRC) that will strengthen its expertise in artificial intelligence, health and law. The University is also proud to announce the renewal of two CRCs that will conduct leading-edge research in quantum communications and photonics.
Someday, when we live in a more equitable, diverse and inclusive society, awareness days such as International Day of Women and Girls in Science, on February 11, might no longer be needed. Until then, let’s take the time to celebrate the women who have opened doors for future generations and inspire the girls who are thinking about walking through them.
CMC Microsystems awarded Kyle Briggs for his role in the controlled breakdown method of fabricating solid-state nanopores. These tiny holes are approximately the same size as DNA or typical protein molecules, and allow scientists to study single biomolecules, one at a time.
In recent years, the Faculty of Science has experienced significant growth in its enrolment (students, faculty) and research capacity, which has created new challenges. As always, the Faculty of Science wants to remain an important and strong leader within the University of Ottawa and the country. To help us achieve our goals, the Dean, Louis Barriault has created two new Vice Dean positions.