University of Ottawa

The University of Ottawa is a Canadian public research university in Ottawa, Ontario.

History

COVID-19

The university received a $11,000 CAD grant in July 2021 from the Government of Canada for a project titled “Vaccine Confidence Workshops & Events for Youth, Teachers and Families.”1) It was awarded through a grant program called “Encouraging Vaccine Confidence in Canada” jointly administered by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).2)

Affiliations

Notable Alumni

Name Program Notes
Nili Kaplan-Myrth Medicine -

Notable Faculty

Name Position Notes
Kim Corace Associate Professor of Psychiatry Member of the Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table
Jeremy Grimshaw Professor Member of the Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table
Paul Hendry Professor of Cardiac Surgery Member of the Council for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
Matthew Tunis Adjunct Professor Executive secretary of the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI)
1)
Encouraging vaccine confidence in Canada - Competition Results. (2021, July 26). Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). Retrieved November 3, 2021, from https://archive.ph/Zo5b5
2)
Encouraging vaccine confidence in Canada. (2021, July 26). Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Retrieved November 3, 2021, from https://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Promoter-Promotion/VaccineConfidence_eng.asp
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