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Integrated Campus Radio System

Our radio system project is completely transferable. After an RFP and testing process we selected MOTOTRBO XPR 6500 Digital Portable Radios from Spectrum Communications in Kitchener Ontario. Since we began using this system we have improved communication throughout the campus, and most importantly increased personal safety on campus. In order to facilitate the transferability, you … Continue reading "Integrated Campus Radio System"

April 16, 2014

University Manager 2013 Winter

Developing and Implementing a Real Estate Project Office in a University, “Neither closing the door, nor selling the store: Academic integrity, academic freedom and institutional autonomy in the context of donor agreements”, Emergency Planning at Canadian Universities: Will your ERP Hold Up?, Trends in Canadian University Finance

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January 17, 2013

Transforming Human Resources: A Holistic Approach to Service

Without increasing the complement of staff, Human Resources completely changed its approach to client service. From the physical environment in the reception area to the additional operating hours, a totally new culture has taken hold. Now, as a matter of course, staff go the extra mile for their clients. By moving away from specialists at … Continue reading "Transforming Human Resources: A Holistic Approach to Service"

April 16, 2010

Eco-Energy Retrofit at the University of Ottawa Law building

The University of Ottawa mainstreamed the resource optimization potential to eco-energy retrofits thereafter, opening the way for re-adapting old buildings, which is now part of the new energy initiatives and an environmental commitment at the University of Ottawa. This has been highly applauded and appreciated by the community as everyone feels the University’s decision to … Continue reading "Eco-Energy Retrofit at the University of Ottawa Law building"

April 16, 2010

The Value of Energy Audits and Conservation Initiatives for all Campuses

The City of Kelowna discharges 28 million litres of wastewater per day into Lake Okanagan. The Wastewater Heat Réclamation project is using up to six million litres of this water as its source. By allowing OUC to use this wastewater, the City has contributed to the energy savings aspect of the project by approximately $100,000 … Continue reading "The Value of Energy Audits and Conservation Initiatives for all Campuses"

April 16, 2010

Good Ideas Contest

The Good Ideas Contest resulted in the transformation of ideas into concrete changes at the University of Ottawa. Students benefited from the creation of a new orientation week at the starting of the winter semester; water and energy usage from restroom facilities were reduced; a Bike-Share Program was initiated to allow community members to use … Continue reading "Good Ideas Contest"

April 16, 2009

SEAT – Student Examination Attendance Tracking

The technical development and implementation of both systems was accomplished by IT personnel, but all staff in the Exams Office played a major role in designing the program by presenting ideas, giving feedback and helping create the process which would enhance student services. Training in the use of the tablets was given as part of … Continue reading "SEAT – Student Examination Attendance Tracking"

April 16, 2009

VRE: Open Source Research Environment

The VRE represents nothing less than a fundamental transformation of the mission of the academic library and will remain a critical component of the core services of the Robertson Library. Academic libraries are facing a juggernaut of change, whether from big deal licensing or large-scale digitization projects such as Google Books, and the more innovative … Continue reading "VRE: Open Source Research Environment"

April 16, 2009

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