How keen are Canadians for climate action in these extraordinarily trying times? New survey results from the University of Ottawa’s Positive Energy program and Nanos Research suggest that enthusiasm may be on the rise, despite the unprecedented fiscal, economic, and health situation.
Full Professor, School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, uOttawa Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN) Research Chair in Black women’s health/HIV care
Participatory action research is a partnership approach to research, where the researchers work collaboratively with interest groups in communities that are affected by the work and the findings, allowing us to align science, society and policy imperatives to produce better health outcomes.
With the first Canadians getting the COVID-19 vaccine this week, the importance of effectively monitoring the rollout of vaccinations is coming to the fore. The federal government has recognized the importance of monitoring data, at least within federal jurisdiction, and the Prime Minister himself recently emphasized the federal government will “be a partner with the provinces …[for] better co-ordination of data.”
On Thursday, January 28, at 12:00 PM, the Institute for Science, Society and Policy will host Prof. Rukhsana Ahmed, Faculty Affiliate, ISSP and Associate Professor, Department of Communication, University at Albany, State University of New York, to discuss Minority health disparities and Covid-19.
On Thursday, February 25, at 12:00 PM, the Institute for Science, Society and Policy will host Prof. Stacey Smith?, Faculty Affiliate, ISSP and Full Professor, Department of Mathematics and Faculty of Medicine, to discuss how modelling potential COVID-19 outcomes on campus helped uOttawa.
This year, we are partnering with the 20th annual STGlobal Conference, which will be virtually held on April 16-17, 2021. If students would like to present their research at the Conference, they should submit their proposals through the STGlobal website, under the “registration/submission” tab. The deadline for proposal submissions is January 16, at 11:59 p.m. EST.
On Tuesday, January 19, at 12:00 PM, the Institute for Science, Society and Policy hosted a panel with experts and thought leaders from academia, civil society and business to comment on the national hydrogen strategy and examine the political, policy, regulatory, technical, economic, and environmental opportunities and challenges of hydrogen for Canada both at home and abroad.
On Thursday, November 26, at 12:00 PM, the ISSP hosted Prof. Martine Lagacé, Member of the Advisory Committee, ISSP and Associate Vice-President, Research, Promotion and Development, uOttawa, to discuss the aging of the Canadian workforce and its important implications for humans resources practices, notably as relates to hiring and retaining young and older workers.
Congratulations to Professor Josephine Etowa, Faculty Affiliate of the ISSP and Full Professor in the School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, uOttawa, for being awarded the Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN) Chair in Black Women’s HIV Prevention and Care.
Op-Ed written by Prof. Michael Orsini, Faculty Affiliate, ISSP and Full Professor, Feminist and Gender Studies and Political Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, uOttawa, with Dr. Jihan Abbas, for the Toronto Star.