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Faculty of Medicine Awards in Education Ceremony

Thursday, December 6, 2018
Faculty of Medicine, 451 Smyth Rd
Roger Guindon Hall
Amphitheatre A (room 2005)
3:30 p.m.
Followed by a reception in the Atrium

At this ceremony, we will have the privilege of honouring our students and faculty members in recognition of their outstanding academic achievements.

Master of Ceremonies: Dr. Edward Seale


2018 Nobelist Lecture Series - Dr. Eric R. Kandel:
The Biology of Memory and Age-Related Memory Loss

December 13, 2018
3:00pm to 4:15pm
Desmarais Building, Room 12102, 55 Laurier Avenue East
University of Ottawa

Join Dr. Kandel on a captivating journey into the brain’s neural systems and the molecular mechanisms that contribute to learning and long-term memory. Discover how different systems are involved in the ways we store memory, from simple memory, for perceptual and motor skills, to complex memory, for facts and events. Find out how recent insight into memory storage is helping scientists understand major forms of age-related memory loss.

For more information, contact the Office of the Vice-President, Research at or 613-562-5270.


Staff Appreciation Luncheon

Friday, December 14
St. Elias Banquet Hall
750 Ridgewood Avenue, Ottawa, K1V  6N1
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 
Cost: Free (Free parking available)

Calling all Faculty of Medicine employees (lab, grant paid and support staff)!

Come celebrate all that we’ve accomplished this year at the Faculty of Medicine’s annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon! Join your colleagues for a hearty meal and some festive cheer.

Please RSVP by December 5.


FoM Town Halls

Wednesday, January 16
Roger Guindon Hall
Amphitheatre A (room 2005)
12:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 17
Roger Guindon Hall
Amphitheatre A (room 2005)
5:30 p.m.

Topics for discussion include: the Faculty’s Action Plan (Education, Research, Internationalization/Global Health, and Francophonie), engagementdiversity and inclusionwellness.

The town halls scheduled for November are part of the consultation process on two important documents emailed to internal stakeholders in mid- November (Action Plan 2018 and Internationalization and Global Health Committee Task Force Report). A post-consultation de-brief will take place at the town halls scheduled for January 2019.

Your participation in the upcoming town halls is key!
Town hall meetings are complementary to departmental visits by the Dean and Executive Leadership Team members.



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