Sodexo and the University of Ottawa Make Sense of Seniors’ Quality of Life

Monday, October 16, 2017

Sodexo, world leader in quality of life services, and the University of Ottawa Life Research Institute today released the first comprehensive study of how the five senses impact quality of life for those living in long-term care communities. All five senses can diminish as we age, and “How and Why the Five Sense Matter for Quality of Life: A Guide for Long-Term Care Communities” reveals the importance of understanding sensory impairments when creating environments for seniors, whether at-home or in a long-term care community.

uOttawa to explore relationship between nutrition and mental health

May 23, 2017

Thanks to an anonymous $5M gift, the University of Ottawa’ School of Nutrition Sciences will study the link between food and mental wellbeing.

Getting hands-on with Nutrition Sciences

May 10, 2017

The Nutrition Sciences program at the University of Ottawa is proving to be a sure and practical path to a rewarding career.


The Faculty of Health Sciences excels in its research endeavour thanks to the efforts of over 100 researchers working in a variety of disciplines, from molecular biology to metabolism, from human kinetics to social sciences of health.

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