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Husband and wife doctor team provide healthy alternative to Googling
Queen's University | November 17, 2006
Husband and wife doctor team – Sanjay Sharma, an ophthalmologist, and family physician Susan Sharma – have created a new website that provides accurate, timely information for patients looking for medical answers online....[continue]

Police can see adequately to do their work after eye surgery: UW study
University of Waterloo | November 16, 2006
Police officers and recruits who have undergone eye surgery can on average see adequately enough to do the work that's expected of them, a University of Waterloo optometry study has concluded....[continue]

Dal Grants Honorary Degrees to Three Exceptional Canadians
Dalhousie University | October 16, 2006
During fall convocation ceremonies, October 21st and 22nd, 2006, Dalhousie University will award honorary degrees to three prominent Canadians in recognition of their significant accomplishments....[continue]

Prof studies language usage by health-care professionals
University of Waterloo | October 16, 2006
A University of Waterloo expert in rhetoric heads a study into links between language and how health-care professionals conduct themselves in their dealings with patients and other professionals....[continue]

Young volunteers needed for vision and Down syndrome UW research project
University of Waterloo | October 12, 2006
A University of Waterloo research team seeks young volunteers with Down syndrome for a new vision research project at the school of optometry....[continue]

Ottawa Life Science Innovators Honoured at OLSC Annual Achievement Awards Dinner
University of Ottawa | October 4, 2006
The Ottawa Life Sciences Council’s (OLSC) 13th Annual Achievement Awards Dinner celebrates the outstanding achievements and innovations of Ottawa-area individuals, teams and companies....[continue]

New Queen's web site keeps doctors in the loop
Queen's University | September 20, 2006
A unique new Queen's University web site is helping doctors around the globe solve one of their most pressing problems: how to keep up with the latest medical developments....[continue]

Queen's in the News
Queen's University | September 1, 2006
Professor emeritus Ned Franks (Political Science) comments on the role of the Canadian Senate in the Ottawa Citizen and on[continue]

Learning Locally: UBC Med Students Depart for B.C. Communities
University of British Columbia | August 29, 2006
The University of British Columbia launched year three of its distributed medical undergraduate program across the province today, responding to the urgent need for more doctors in BC's rural and underserved areas....[continue]

Medical students see future clearly thanks to Witelson Memorial Prize
McMaster University | June 16, 2006
Now in its seventh year of being awarded, the Dr. Henry Chaim Witelson Memorial Prize in Ophthalmology provides unique opportunities to McMaster University medical students to learn about ophthalmology and participate in preserving or restoring eyesight....[continue]

Fortune-building son honours dad with $3.5 million gift to U of T economics
University of Toronto | June 14, 2006
Donation to finance renovation of Max Gluskin House...[continue]

UW's spring convocation awards student degrees, honorary degrees
University of Waterloo | June 12, 2006
The University of Waterloo will graduate nearly 4,000 students and award 11 honorary degrees during spring convocation to be held on campus from Wednesday through Saturday (June 14-17)....[continue]

The University of Ottawa to welcome 135 new doctors
University of Ottawa | May 9, 2006
They are determined, enthusiastic, motivated, and committed to the medical profession....[continue]

CUAA Alumni Recognition Awards - Biographies
Concordia University | May 8, 2006
Lillian Vineberg is a Montreal artist whose paintings and printworks are part of corporate and private collections throughout North America....[continue]

UW awards 11 honorary degrees at convocation
University of Waterloo | April 24, 2006
Flora MacDonald, a highly respected former federal politician, and Bob Rosehart, the longest-serving university leader in Ontario and president of Wilfrid Laurier University, are among those receiving honorary degrees at the University of Waterloo during spring convocation to be held June 14-17....[continue]

Weekbook listing of upcoming events
University of Waterloo | March 30, 2006
Weekbook is a selected listing of University of Waterloo talks, conferences and events, from April 3 to 9....[continue]

UW School of Optometry opens Victoria School Clinic/Research Centre on Monday
University of Waterloo | March 30, 2006
An official opening ceremony will be held Monday for the University of Waterloo School of Optometry's Victoria School Clinic/Research Centre in downtown Kitchener....[continue]

Medical School at UW's Downtown Kitchener Health Sciences Campus benefits Waterloo Region
University of Waterloo | March 23, 2006
A satellite of McMaster University's Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine to be located at the University of Waterloo Health Sciences Campus in Downtown Kitchener will bring major benefits to Waterloo Region's health care system....[continue]

UBC Creator of First Drug for Most Common Cause of Blindness Wins Top Canadian Science Prize
University of British Columbia | March 21, 2006
A University of British Columbia Chemistry researcher and creator of one of the world’s most successful eye disease treatments has been awarded the 2005 Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering, widely recognized as the country’s most prestigious science award....[continue]

Trent University and Faculty Association Reach Three Year Collective Agreement
Trent University | March 17, 2006
Trent University and the Trent University Faculty Association (TUFA) are pleased to announce the negotiation of a three year collective agreement....[continue]

UW opens new chapter with School of Pharmacy
University of Waterloo | March 14, 2006
The University of Waterloo opened a new exciting chapter in its history today with the official groundbreaking for its School of Pharmacy and Downtown Kitchener Health Sciences Campus....[continue]

Weekbook listing of upcoming events
University of Waterloo | March 10, 2006
Weekbook is a listing of University of Waterloo talks, conferences and events, from March 13 to 19....[continue]

UW School of Pharmacy
University of Waterloo | March 8, 2006
A groundbreaking ceremony will be held for the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy and Downtown Kitchener Health Sciences Campus on Tuesday, March 14....[continue]

Waterloo to take Manhattan, celebrate at NYSE; Establishes first international office
University of Waterloo | November 18, 2005
A delegation from the University of Waterloo (UW) heads to the Big Apple next week for two grand events that will strengthen the university's foothold in the worlds of international business and finance....[continue]

Scientists uncover how retina responds to genetic damage
University of Calgary | November 10, 2005
Findings open up new avenues of investigation into vision conditions and disease...[continue]

Dr. Roberta Bondar Reappointed to Second Term as Trent University's Chancellor
Trent University | November 7, 2005
Trent University is pleased to announce that a recommendation by the Senate Executive to reappoint Dr. Roberta Bondar as Chancellor of Trent University for a second three-year term was unanimously approved by Senate on November 1, 2005....[continue]

High school students set their sights on 'vision'
University of Waterloo | October 17, 2005
Top local area Grade 10 students are setting their sights on "vision" this week in a Waterloo Unlimited program exploring that theme in a series of on-campus workshops at the University of Waterloo....[continue]

Work-Life Conflict: Carleton U Professor Available to Comment on Newly Released Health Canada Report
Carleton University | September 14, 2005
Health Canada has just released the latest report by Carleton University Business Professor, Dr. Linda Duxbury, on Work-Life Balance. Entitled, Who Is at Risk?...[continue]

UW Survey Research Centre examines outcomes
University of Waterloo | September 2, 2005
When we answer a survey or read the results of one, we assume that the results tell us something about relationships and casual connections....[continue]



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