ON Universities Blog

Our blog captures a behind-the-scenes dialogue about the research, initiatives and programs that are so important to the postsecondary sector in Ontario.

Working together for a cleaner, sustainable future
December 7 2017 | Council of Ontario Universities

Ontario’s universities recognize that they need to work together with government, municipalities, and the public and private sector to make progress in cutting emissions and harnessing the power of new, clean technologies.

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John Charles Polanyi Prizes Turn 30
Council of Ontario Universities December 4, 2017

Each year, the Government of Ontario awards a prize of $20,000 to five young researchers who are carrying out exceptional work in the areas of Physics, Chemistry, Physiology/Medicine, ...

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Creating high-performing, efficient health care systems
Sharon Oosthoek May 15, 2017

This post was originally published on the Research Matters' website on April 20, 2017. When the Norwegian government wanted to know the most ...

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Disease maps that point to possible cures: University of Toronto prof peers into inner workings of human cells
Sharon Oosthoek April 17, 2017

This post by Sharon Oosthoek was ...

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Energy as an enabler: University of Waterloo expert brings affordable, green energy to those who need it most
Sharon Oosthoek March 30, 2017

This post by Sharon Oosthoek was ...

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Building better borders: University of Windsor prof aims to make international trade efficient
Sharon Oosthoek March 15, 2017

This blog by Sharon Oosthoek originally appeared on the Research ...

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Research Matters: Adjusting goals is not the same as giving up on them
Deborah Durbin February 5, 2015

On January 1st many people set bold exercise goals for themselves as part of their New Year resolutions. Come ...

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University is still worth it after all these years, HEQCO study finds
Council of Ontario Universities January 8, 2015

Even in difficult economic times, a university degree is still well worth the investment, according to a new report - ...

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Why Research Matters
Patchen Barss March 3, 2014

A funny thing happened on my way to becoming an astrophysicist. In high school, my plan was to do a double PhD in math and physics, and then spend my life studying the cosmos. Then in my final year, at just the time ...

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A university education works
Council of Ontario Universities February 25, 2014

A university education works. In a report prepared by the Council of Ontario University’s own Cecilia Brain, Economist and Senior Policy Analyst at COU, it’s clear that university students are ...

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