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In the News

Mac researchers win top award for life-saving pharma research November 18, 2015

A pair of McMaster University researchers has earned the country's top award for advances in pharmaceutical research - the Prix Galien Canada.

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Anti-sexual violence bill introduced by Ontario government October 27, 2015

Last year Premier Wynne announced a $41 million plan to reform the way the province treats sexual violence

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When dealing with mental illness, help is only a phone call away September 25, 2015

University of Ottawa President Allan Rock talks about his experience with mental illness as an undergraduate student, and the resources that universities offer to students to help.

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Want to get out the youth vote? Start (really, really) young September 23, 2015

University of Waterloo professor Anna Esselment looks at youth voter turnout in Canada, and the steps that Canadian universities and colleges are taking to engage students in the federal election.

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News Releases

New Biomedical Science Program Prepares Students for Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Veterinary and Host of Biomedical Careers November 27, 2015

Newly approved biomedical sciences program at Trent University offers internships for hands-on medical and pharmacological experience

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Trent Research and Innovation Park Contributes to Long-Term Prosperity for the Region November 25, 2015

Trent University and the City of Peterborough signed an agreement to move forward with the creation of the Trent Research and Innovation Park, an 85-acre development on Trent University’s East Bank that will contribute to leading-edge research and offer new opportunities for students.

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Why do galaxies spin? York U researcher earns award for groundbreaking discovery November 25, 2015

An up-and-coming York University astrophysics researcher received an award yesterday in Ottawa for furthering the understanding the universe, including the discovery of outer-lying groupings of galaxies similar to ours and the reason why they spin.

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uOttawa becomes first Canadian university to sign global carbon pledge November 23, 2015

The University of Ottawa has signed the Montreal Carbon Pledge, under which investors commit to measuring and publicly disclosing the carbon footprint of their investment portfolios on an annual basis, becoming the first Canadian university to do so.

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