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Workshop: Predatory Journals

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
850 Peter Morand
Room 123
3:30 p.m to 4:30 p.m.

The purpose of this workshop is to increase awareness of predatory journals/conferences and the consequences of predatory publishing, and to promote best practices in academic publishing. Predatory publishing can harm careers and waste resources (effort, time and money). Learn to recognize and avoid these journals!

Lecturer: Dr. David Moher, director of the Centre for journalology at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute and University Research Chair in systematic reviews.

Reserve your seat today:

Note: This workshop is only in English.


Workshop: CIHR Grant-Writing

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
850 Peter Morand
Room 123
1:30 p.m to 3:00 p.m.

The purpose of this workshop is to provide a concise overview and tips for success from a panel of recent CIHR reviewers, committee chairs, and CIHR program directors, followed by open discussion/Q &A.

Reserve your seat today:

Note: This workshop is only in English.


Let’s Talk Science – “Edible Science” Open House

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Atrium, Roger Guindon Hall
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Let’s Talk Science at the University of Ottawa is celebrating 25 years

Help us celebrate 25 years of science outreach - join us at our “Edible Science” Open House! Give this unique experience a try as you rotate through four stations as scientist for a day, concocting tasty treats based on the principles of science.

Enjoy delicious desserts (think marshmallows and chocolate) while meeting our incredible management team and volunteers. This wildly successful, volunteer-run program began in the Faculty of Medicine and demonstrates to Canadian youth (and adults) the role of science in their everyday lives in a playful, interactive setting. Over 200,000 youth have been inspired by 2,000 uOttawa graduate and undergraduate students in 25 years.

Drop by and see what we’re all about!

Free admission | All staff, faculty and students welcome

To donate to Let’s Talk Science, visit


Open House – Honours Bachelor of Science in Translational and Molecular Medicine (TMM)

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
451 Smyth Road 
Roger Guindon Hall, Atrium and room 2003
3:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Join us to learn more about this new undergraduate program offered at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ottawa:

  • Network with professors
  • Visit the TMM laboratory and core research facilities
  • Attend a Q&A panel (with current TMM student)
  • Learn more about the admission requirements, the scholarships and how to apply.
  • And more (and yes, there will be food available!)

Please Register to attend via Eventbrite.


Faculty of Medicine New Professor Seminar Series

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Faculty of Medicine, 451 Smyth Rd 
Room 3248
3 p.m to 4 p.m.

Reception from 4 p.m., 3rd floor, employee lounge

Everybody welcome! Come and meet our new professors and learn about their research in plain language at our New Professor Seminar Series.

Analysing and targeting the autophagy pathway in disease: current challenges and future opportunities

Ryan Russell, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine 

The Bionanomaterials Laboratory: Bridging Fundamental and Applied Research

Emilio Alarcon, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology

Information: Julie Castonguay, 613-562-5800 x8116,

Note: These lectures are only in English.


Indigenous Mini-Med School – Come Walk in Our Moccasins

Saturday, January 27 (Postsecondary and mature students)

Are you First Nations, Métis or Inuit? Are you considering a career in medicine? Join us at the Faculty  of Medicine for an Indigenous Mini-Med:

  • Current medical students will show you what they learn and how they learn
  • Our graduates will describe career options for physicians
  • Bring your questions about how to prepare for and apply to our MD Program
  • All sessions take place at Roger Guindon Hall, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa

Register by January 12: To obtain a registration package, contact Lisa Abel, Indigenous Program Coordinator, via or 613-562-5800 (8687).

Second session: Saturday, February 24 (Students from Grades 7 to 12).



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