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Novel Coronavirus concerns

There has been heightened media attention about the Novel Coronavirus. If you have questions about this virus, we encourage you to visit the Public Health Ontario or Durham Public Health websites for more information and updates.

Fifty-three representatives from four universities, including one faculty member and five graduate students from Ontario Tech, participated in the International University Exchange Symposium in Chemistry, hosted December 3 to 5, 2019 at the Kyushu Institute of Technology (Kyutech) in Japan.

Ontario Tech Chemistry grad students present research at Japan symposia

In December, Ontario Tech University Chemistry faculty and graduate students participated for the third time in the Kyutech-Ontario Tech Symposium in Chemistry and the International University Exchange Symposium in Chemistry, hosted at the Kyushu Institute of Technology (Kyutech) in Japan.

Ontario Tech University's Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science hosted its annual Robot in 3 Days competition January 4 to 6 at ACE.

Ontario Tech helps STEM students acquire skills to change the world

In the closing days of the recent holiday break, Ontario Tech University Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science students showcased human and technical skills in the 2020 Robot in 3 Days (Ri3D) international challenge, a marathon robot-building competition.

Ontario Tech University mascot Hunter the Ridgeback at the inaugural Ridgebacks varsity basketball games vs Queen's at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre (November 3, 2019).

Moments and milestones: Ontario Tech University in 2019

As Ontario Tech readies itself for the promise of new opportunities in the discovery and application of knowledge at the dawn of a new decade, the university reflects on the past transformative year.

Emergency notification

Campus traffic alert: Section of Founders Drive impacted by construction beginning December 9

Excavation work near the site of the university’s new building at the north Oshawa location will commence Monday, December 9. Excavation equipment and dump trucks will be stationed north of the construction site along Founders Drive. As a result, over the next two weeks motorists should expect disruptions to traffic flow along Founders Drive between the crosswalk north of the UL Building and the crosswalk at Founders Gate, daily between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Check out Ontario Tech University's 14th-annual Engineering Robotics Competition on Saturday, November 16.

Robots storm campus for annual competition

On Saturday, November 16, join Ontario Tech University’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at its 14th-annual high school Engineering Robotics Competition.

Ontario Tech University’s Gaming and Virtual Reality Laboratory was featured on the cover of the Fall 2019 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review. The lab’s virtual reality display utilizes motion-capture as a body tracker and gesture-based device. The lab supports the study and development of video games, game technology and ‘serious’ games (the simulation of practical real-life environments such as a hospital operating room).

Ontario Tech positioned to support province’s new economy

Ontario Tech University has an important role to play as the Province of Ontario prioritizes that university students — tomorrow’s entrepreneurs, innovators and workers — have the skills needed to succeed in a highly competitive global economy.