Professor Joy MacDermid and fellow Bone and Joint Institute collaborators recognized by Arthritis Society
Advocacy and activism can be exhausting but it’s less soul-searing than the systemic racism endured every day by Canadians who are Black, Indigenous and People of Colour.
The prestigious prizes are awarded in honour of John C. Polanyi, who won the 1986 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his research in chemical kinetics.
Western is providing additional support for Indigenous students through a partnership with Indspire, a charity led by alumna Roberta Jamieson, that invests in education of Indigenous Peoples.
Western is clearing a pathway for people who have historically faced social and economic barriers, with a new scholarship program for graduate students who are Indigenous or living with disabilities.