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Farewell and Thanks to Dr. Joanna Reeves, and Thanks to our Summer Contract Team!

We were able to (responsibly) gather last week to say thank you and farewell to Dr. Joanna Reeves, and thanks to our summer contract Team. Dr. Joanna Reeves is a post-doc hailing from England, and reached us via a posting at the University of Guelph.  She is doing important work on indwelling fine-wire electrodes.  Publication [...]

By | 2020-09-06T20:21:59+00:00 September 6th, 2020|MFM Blog|0 Comments

Farewell to our beloved Marina!

This is what you get when you have a gathering of researchers who have backgrounds in engineering (biomedical mechanical and electrical), physiotherapy, sport and exercise science, and public health - proof that social distancing rules can be practiced while you enjoy each others company! If you haven't met Marina - she is a pelvic floor [...]

By | 2020-08-12T19:07:39+00:00 August 12th, 2020|MFM Blog|0 Comments

Update on our UROP Scholarship Winners!

We want to acknowledge our Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program  (UROP) Scholarship winners for the hard and fine work they did!  The poster presentation is on hold, but we are shouting out to Spencer Korol (4th year Health Sciences), Zeina Mann (2nd year Biomechanical Engineering), and Junyi Wang (4th year Software Engineering) -- it is a [...]

By | 2020-05-06T20:02:07+00:00 May 6th, 2020|MFM Blog|0 Comments

Fun in February 2020!

A look back to February 2020 when Dr. Joanna Reeves visited her friend and fellow researcher Dr. Susanne van der Veen at the Motor Control Lab at VCU (Virginia Commonwealth University).  The study involves using virtual reality as an intervention for participants with lower back pain to improve movement and address the fear of moving.  [...]

By | 2020-04-29T13:44:36+00:00 April 29th, 2020|MFM Blog|0 Comments

5K Physio Fun Run in Ottawa! Saturday May 9th, 2020

The Physio Fun Run is a friendly race created to raise money for the Physiotherapy Foundation of Canada to fund research and innovation.......just like the work our Physio-Researcher PhD candidates Marylène Charette and Marie-Ève Bérubé are doing here in the MFM Lab.  Support research while starting the season with a 5km Fun Run!  Register with [...]

By | 2020-03-12T02:51:14+00:00 March 11th, 2020|Interesting Links and Events|0 Comments

CPA Congress 2020 – Ottawa May 28-30

The Canadian Physiotherapy is hosting the 100th Anniversary Congress here in Ottawa!  From their website:  "Congress 2020 brings together physiotherapy clinicians, researchers, educators and leaders from across the country where participants network, learn and are inspired. Congress attracts those looking to excel in their respective fields and offers numerous ways for attendees to engage [...]

By | 2020-03-08T21:04:57+00:00 March 8th, 2020|Interesting Links and Events|0 Comments

December 6th: National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

What: uOttawa Vigil marking the 30th Anniversary of the Polytechnique Massacre and the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women https://www.uottawa.ca/gazette/en/news/remembering-them-uottawa-commemorates-victims-montreal-massacre   Where: Courtyard between the STEM Complex and Marion Hall, off Louis-Pasteur Private   When: Friday, December 6, 2019, at 4:30 p.m.  

By | 2019-12-04T17:33:06+00:00 December 4th, 2019|Interesting Links and Events, MFM Blog|0 Comments

Congratualtions to the UROP recipients, November 2019!

The MFM Lab is excited to be working with the following Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) Scholarship recipients:  Junyi Wang (4th year Software Engineering), Zeina Maan (2nd year Biomedical Mechanical Engineering), and Spencer Korol (3rd year Health Sciences). Congratulations! Click "Read More" below to Learn more about the UROP at U Ottawa! [...]

By | 2019-12-04T17:12:10+00:00 November 4th, 2019|MFM Blog|0 Comments
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