Congratulations to communications doctoral candidate William Durbau, who was awarded the Joseph-Armand Bombardier SSHRC Graduate Scholarship for his research Turning Watchers into Players: An intermediary analysis of play and gamification as drivers of artistic mediation conjunctions.
The Office of the Vice-President, Research has named Constance Crompton the 2019 Early Career Researcher of the Year in Humanities and Social Sciences. The award recognizes Professor Crompton's work on linked data and data modeling, to make diversity computer legible on the Web.
Constance Crompton is the cluster lead and co-applicant on the successful SSHRC Partnership Grant "Implementing open scholarship: foundations for social engagement at scale" (INKE). Lead by PI Professor Raymon Siemens (University of Victoria), the $2.4 million project will address the pressing challenges of open social scholarship at the indices of policy, training, and infrastructure.
Professor Laurent Benoit asks in the OttawaCitizen : Can institutions achieve an accelerated transition to online learning and save the year without diminishing education quality? Here you can read his article:
Saguenay, April 3, 2019 – The Faculty of Arts is proud to announce an official partnership between the CEGEP de Jonquière and the University of Ottawa. This agreement will allow graduates from the Journalism program at the CEGEP de Jonquière to receive 60 university units and complete their studies in Digital Journalism at the University of Ottawa in two years.
The University of Ottawa’s Bachelor in Digital Journalism program is proud to announce that it has joined J-Schools Canada / Écoles J, a new national initiative to support excellence in journalism education.
The Administration Committee is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Martine Lagacé as associate vice-president, research, promotion and development, for a five-year term starting on August 1.
Our colleague Marie-Nicole Cossette passed away on Monday, February 20th, 2017.
For those who knew her, she leaves the memory of a bright and cheerful woman, intensely devoted to her tasks as a teacher. After suffering from a stroke more than ten years ago, she nevertheless continued to communicate her joie de vivre despite aphasia and partial paralysis.
Our colleague Mahmoud Eid suddenly passed away on the night of Tuesday February 14th .
We feel immense pain, trying to understand the inexplicable. Dr. Eid was a young scholar, a teacher who was dedicated to his students, a versatile and productive researcher, and, above all, a warm, friendly, hospitable human being.
The Interdisciplinary Research Group in Organizational Communication (IRGOC) welcomes Nicolas Bencherki from the University of Albany, who will give a presentation titled "Possession of action as a mechanism for the constitution of organizations and for the signification of work" on February 19.
Sabrina Ahmad (Bachelor of Arts Honours in Communication and sociology student) has earned a prize for her poster summarizing the results of her research on problems related to stress and relational issues among nurses in Canada, under the so-called hyper-modernity.
Students from the Department of Communication will take advantage of this new initiative by participating to the Astral Radio Journalism Challenge. This competition aims to develop the best morning show-style radio segment. A $6,000 prize will be presented to the winning show.