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Ten topics featuring university moments and milestones from 2018

The Prime Minister, Ontario Tech University students and faculty inside the testing chambers in the ACE building

The installation of the university’s fourth President and a campus visit from the Prime Minister are among many campus milestones from 2018. Here’s a selection of highlights:

Student success stories leading the way in industry and the community

Game-changing research and discovery portfolio continues to grow

The university’s funding for innovative funding continues to expand as it maintains a solid placing among Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities. 2018’s many highlights include:

New R&D opportunities at ACE

Innovative spaces

  • The launch of Brilliant Catalyst in the Energy Systems and Nuclear Science Research Centre; the opening of the Jeffrey S. Boyce Engineering Innovation Studio in the Software and Informatics Research Centre; and the unveiling of the Teaching City Hub in downtown Oshawa to develop the city as a ‘living lab’ to address and study complex urban issues.

Dr. Steven Murphy installed as fourth President

Healthy workplace, healthy campus

Building a supportive culture for women in STEM disciplines

  • To promote new opportunities for women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), in November the university launched the Women for STEM program: a commitment to raising funds in the community for entrance scholarships for women and the promotion of mentor pairing with female role models.

Tackling today’s pressing societal issues

Community impact and engagement

Ridgebacks hoopla on the horizon