The School of Human Kinetics will participate in four research projects awarded by the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces under the IDEaS Program
The Innovation for Defence, Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program awarded 59 research projects to help solve Canadian defence and security challenges. Four of these were awarded to the School of Human Kinetics at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa.
Professor Chibuike Udenigwe awarded the University Research Chair in Food Properties and Nutrient Bioavailability
Building on his extensive experience in protein and peptide chemistry, structure and function, Professor Udenigwe will chair a research program that supports the development of innovative approaches to the use of plant-derived proteins and peptides in the food industry.
Dr. Linda Garcia, Founding Director of the Life Research Institute (LRI) and Margaret Gillis, founding President of the International Longevity Centre Canada (ILC) hosted a side event at the United Nations sponsored by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), FADOQ, and Home Instead, Inc.
Professor Annette M. Cormier O'Connor RN, PhD, FCAHS, Distinguished Professor and Professor Emerita at the School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, was appointed Officer to the Order of Canada for her foundational leadership and pioneering research in the field of shared decision making, through which she has championed patient engagement in health care - related decisions.