University of Ottawa

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Name: University of Ottawa
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To quiz or not to quiz: Formative tests help detect students at risk of failing the clinical anatomy course

Through a modified team-based learning (TBL) in the anatomy pre-clerkship curriculum, formative evaluations are utilized in the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine to assess and predict students' outcomes on summative examinations. The purpose of ... [Published Wiley Anatomical Sciences Education - 20 mins ago]
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Patient’s question triggers important study about blood thinners

"Right there in the clinic, he identified an important knowledge gap for clinicians. We decided to act on it and find the answer," says hematologist Dr. Marc Carrier, who is an associate professor at the University of Ottawa and a scientist at the Ottawa ... [Published Noodls - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Canada Revenue Agency should halt audit of think tank, say 400 academics

@*@ SingleMore than 400 academics are calling for the Canada Revenue Agency to halt an audit of an Ottawa-based think tank, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.Photo Credit: Sean Kilpatrick/CP By Wojtek Gwiazda | english@rcinet.caTuesday 16 September, ... [Published Radio Canada International - 5 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Ryan C. Briggs appointed assistant professor of political science

BLACKSBURG, Va., Sept. 16, 2014 – Ryan C. Briggs has been appointed an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at Virginia Tech’s College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.Briggs is one of 27 new tenure-track faculty members at the ... [Published Virginia Tech - 14 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Hope for Repairing Muscles as We Age

As we age, stem cells throughout our bodies gradually lose their capacity to repair damage, even from normal wear and tear. Researchers from the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and University of Ottawa in Canada have discovered the reason why this ... [Published ThirdAge - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

uOttawa defies the conventional

The University of Ottawa has a new campaign to inspire its students and attract some young bright minds.It's unveiled a new slogan -- "Defy the Conventional.""We believe 'Defy the Conventional' will actually be a call to action for bright students and ... [Published 580 CFRA - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

U of Ottawa rebrands amid controversy

The University of Ottawa is revamping its image, ditching the 12-year-old “Canada’s University” slogan for a new “Defy the Conventional” slogan, touting itself as a hub of creativity, innovation and diversity.The rebranding effort is happening in the ... [Published Metro Canada - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Why everyone should begin to meditate

Over the past several centuries, saints and mystics around the world have encouraged people to meditate to find inner peace. Even scientists have recently found evidence to suggest that everyone could benefit from more meditation. As a result, a practice ... [Published Minnesota Daily - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Media Advisory: Chief Electoral Officer to Discuss the Importance of Civic Education with Future School Teachers

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 12, 2014) - Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Marc Mayrand will share the podium with a panel of civic education experts to speak about the importance of hands-on learning in the classroom with over 200 student ... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

LGBT support on campus

Starting a new school year can be overwhelming, but LGBT clubs on local campuses offer safer spaces, community and support.“The Pride Centre strives to be a safer space to come chill, rant, access support and build connections on campus,” says Quinn Blue, ... [Published Daily Xtra - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

BRIEF: Economics professor from Peru to speak at St. John's [St. Cloud Times, Minn. :: ]

Sept. 11--The 26th Clemens Lecture is scheduled for 8 p.m. Sept. 29 in the Stephen B. Humphrey Theater at St. John's University. The topic will be: Economic Challenges Facing Middle-Income Countries Today -- A Latin America Perspective.The keynote speaker ... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

uOttawa students surprised by launch of new Institute in Security and Policy without consultation

OTTAWA , Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Students at the University of Ottawa were concerned to hear that the university has launched a new Institute of Professional Development in Security and Policy today at the Chateau Laurier. Members of the campus community ... [Published Stockboard Media Inc. - Sep 10 2014]

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"The effect of having a vote is a point of finality in a way because it allows the government to say this issue has been settled, the Commons has voted with us, and therefore we're following the democratic will of the Commons" he said
"To our knowledge, this network meta-analysis is the largest review, including nearly 45,000 patients, assessing the clinical outcomes and safety associated with different anticoagulation strategies for the treatment of acute venous thromboembolism" the study a
"All management options, with the exception of the UFH-vitamin K antagonist combination, were associated with similar clinical outcomes compared with a management strategy using the LMWH­ vitamin K antagonist combination. Treatment using the UFH-vitamin K antagonist combination was associated with a higher risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism during the follow-up period." (doi:10.1001/jama.2014.10538; Available pre-embargo to the media at http://media.jamanetwork.com)
"Right there in the clinic, he identified an important knowledge gap for clinicians. We decided to act onon it and find the answer" says hematologist Dr. Marc Carrier, who is an associate professor at the University of Ottawa and a scientist at the Ottawa Hospital

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Community calendar (Sept. 16) [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - 16 hours ago]
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New analysis rescues quantum wave-particle duality [Published Science News Online - 22 hours ago]
Bone mineral density score disparity highlights... [Published Orthopedics Today - Sep 15 2014]
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Why Middle East strongmen are the real winners ... [Published Global News Canada - Sep 15 2014]
Move to non-bencher adjudicators lauded [Published Law Times - Sep 15 2014]
U of Ottawa rebrands amid controversy [Published Metro Canada - Sep 15 2014]
91-Year-Old Actress, Cancer Survivor More Fiery... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Sep 15 2014]
The consent conversation [Published The Varsity Online - Sep 15 2014]
Why everyone should begin to meditate [Published Minnesota Daily - Sep 15 2014]
SlutWalk draws 150 to protest victim blaming, f... [Published Metro Canada - Sep 14 2014]
Soldiers taking Viagra and how Canada feels abo... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 14 2014]
More than 400 academics demand CRA cancel ‘poli... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 14 2014]
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Soldiers taking Viagra and how Canada feels abo... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 14 2014]
Sexual dysfunction in the Canadian military is such a sensitive topic for the Harper government that federal officials have stamped all information related to it as a cabinet secret, something not to be revealed to the public. And there are other subjects ...
More than 400 academics demand CRA cancel ‘poli... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 14 2014]
More than 400 academics are demanding the Canada Revenue Agency halt its audit of a think-tank, saying the Conservative government is trying to intimidate, muzzle and silence its critics. In an open letter, the group defends the Canadian Centre for ...
11 Ways to Stop Overeating After Your Workout [Published TIME.com - Sep 13 2014]
You must have sweated off hundreds of calories during that Spin class, so it’s totally okay to indulge in a bowl of ice cream when you get home—right? Not so fast. Research shows that people tend to reward themselves with rich foods and large portions ...
Media Advisory: Chief Electoral Officer to Disc... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Sep 12 2014]
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 12, 2014) - Chief Electoral Officer of Canada Marc Mayrand will share the podium with a panel of civic education experts to speak about the importance of hands-on learning in the classroom with over 200 student ...
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Chuck Rifici was 28 years old and newly rich, with $500,000 in the bank, a windfall he reaped after selling the Internet start-up he launched as a second-year engineering student at the University of Ottawa. To celebrate his sudden wealth he did a few ...
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