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Western researchers map seismic activity in metro Vancouver

Sheri Molnar and her team collecting 10 years of earthquake-relevant data for risk analysis, urban planning

Western researchers map seismic activity in metro Vancouver

Sheri Molnar and her team collecting 10 years of earthquake-relevant data for risk analysis, urban planning

A new trajectory: Climate change rapidly impacting Canadian agriculture

New techniques and technologies needed to manage shifts in growing seasons, crop yields, weather and pests

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Western professor Gordon “Oz” Osinski brought astronauts from the Canadian Space Agency and NASA to Kamestastin, also called Mistastin, in northern Labrador for planetary science and lunar geology training. It’s the perfect learning site because the crater and its rock formations – formed by the heat and impact of an asteroid 36 million years ago – mimic the conditions on the surface of the moon.

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Sustainability

Western continues to promote sustainable practices and research while preserving the significant ecological diversity of its campus.

Ziploc, chip bag, protein bar wrapper? There’s a recycling box for that

Master’s student in biology expands snack wrapper recycling across Western’s campus

New sustainability projects secure seed money

Western Sustainable Impact Fund supports first cohort of projects led by faculty, staff and students

Campus as a Living Lab program drives sustainability through active learning

Fifteen sustainability projects on Western’s campus make a big impact