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  • December 18th, 2013

    Faculty of Health Sciences professors among elite group of lecturers at first ever Olympic University

    The Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) will welcome two of the School of Human Kinetics' very own experts, professors Benoit Séguin and Milena Parent, as lecturers for the Masters in Sports Administration (MSA) program. They will be among 19 other world-class experts from 10 different countries, and will be part of a module managed by Benoit Séguin entitled “The Business of Sports and the Olympics”. The ten-week module will start on January 13th, 2014, in Sochi, Russia, the site of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
  • December 3rd, 2013

    Can a woman’s sense of smell tell her the best time to conceive?

    Our bodies are constantly sending us signals. And of course, these can be communicated in a variety of ways. According to the results of a recent study conducted jointly by researchers at the University of Ottawa and University of Leeds, a woman’s nose can provide her with subtle cues about when she’s most fertile. Jessica McNeil, PhD candidate at the School of Human Kinetics and a member of the research team, explains.
  • November 28th, 2013

    Why do so few Canadians know about a free pill that can prevent HIV?

    December 1 is World AIDS Day. It marks 30 years since HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, was first identified. While we have come a long way from the time when there were no treatment options for HIV, the latest statistics still paint a bleak picture. Professor Patrick O'Byrne (School of Nursing) explains why that is and how the HIV PEP - a treatment used to prevent new infections - can make a difference.

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