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Bioarcheologist comes face to face with King Tut

Bioarcheologist comes face to face with King Tut

Content Warning: This article contains digital visualizations of human remains. While this work is part of an ongoing partnership with Egyptian colleagues and representatives of the Egyptian authorities, the images may be distressing to some. Renowned  …

Western joins IBM R&D Centre

Joining IBM Canada (contributing $175 million) and the governments of Canada and Ontario (contributing $20 million and $15 million, respectively), Western joins the University of Toronto as a major partner in the new Ontario-based multi-million dollar computing network, announced Tuesday in Toronto.

Turik tapped for CIHR position

Turik tapped for CIHR position

Lori Turik, Ivey International Centre for Health Innovation executive director, was appointed to the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for a three-year term, Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq announced this week.

Ivey makes case for Africa

Ivey makes case for Africa

Prompted by the demand for case-based management education at universities in Africa following the launch of Ivey Publishing’s 39 Country Initiative, Richard Ivey School of Business professor Nicole Haggerty has initiated a new elective course HBA students this spring in hope of shedding light on the rapidly changing African business world and the opportunities there.

Kidney donation does not put donor at extra risk

While people with reduced kidney function are more likely to develop cardiovascular conditions, that doesn’t necessarily ring true for those with reduced renal mass from donating a kidney, according to Western Epidemiology & Biostatistics professor Amit Garg.

Project eyes lead in municipal drinking water

Project eyes lead in municipal drinking water

Western Engineering professor Jose Herrera will lead a new municipal research project supported by the Canadian Water Network to develop a user-friendly model to forecast lead levels in drinking water.

One cool CAT: Mini-machine broadens teaching opportunities

The brainchild of Western Medical Biophysics professors Jerry Battista and Kevin Jordan, the DeskCAT – a miniature CT (Computed Tomography) scanner small enough to sit on a counter – brings a novel and interactive method to teach CT imaging techniques to a wide range of students.

Western to pause for Earth Hour

Western to pause for Earth Hour

At 8:30 p.m. Saturday, March 31, Western joins the world in turning off the lights for one hour to demonstrate how individual actions add up to make a big difference.

Western lagging, but pushing for research funding

Western lagging, but pushing for research funding

With close to $220 million in total research funding this past year, there is still plenty of room for Western to improve on a number of fronts, said Janice Deakin, provost and vice-president (academic) and acting vice-president (research).

Western wins environmental honour

Western wins environmental honour

Western’s sustainability efforts reached a “significant milestone” last night as the university took home the Environmental Leadership Award presented by the London Chamber of Commerce at its annual Business Achievement Awards.

Western joins IBM R&D Centre

Joining IBM Canada (contributing $175 million) and the governments of Canada and Ontario (contributing $20 million and $15 million, respectively), Western joins the University of Toronto as a major partner in the new Ontario-based multi-million dollar computing network, announced Tuesday in Toronto.

Turik tapped for CIHR position

Turik tapped for CIHR position

Lori Turik, Ivey International Centre for Health Innovation executive director, was appointed to the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for a three-year term, Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq announced this week.

Ivey makes case for Africa

Ivey makes case for Africa

Prompted by the demand for case-based management education at universities in Africa following the launch of Ivey Publishing’s 39 Country Initiative, Richard Ivey School of Business professor Nicole Haggerty has initiated a new elective course HBA students this spring in hope of shedding light on the rapidly changing African business world and the opportunities there.

Kidney donation does not put donor at extra risk

While people with reduced kidney function are more likely to develop cardiovascular conditions, that doesn’t necessarily ring true for those with reduced renal mass from donating a kidney, according to Western Epidemiology & Biostatistics professor Amit Garg.

Project eyes lead in municipal drinking water

Project eyes lead in municipal drinking water

Western Engineering professor Jose Herrera will lead a new municipal research project supported by the Canadian Water Network to develop a user-friendly model to forecast lead levels in drinking water.

One cool CAT: Mini-machine broadens teaching opportunities

The brainchild of Western Medical Biophysics professors Jerry Battista and Kevin Jordan, the DeskCAT – a miniature CT (Computed Tomography) scanner small enough to sit on a counter – brings a novel and interactive method to teach CT imaging techniques to a wide range of students.

Western to pause for Earth Hour

Western to pause for Earth Hour

At 8:30 p.m. Saturday, March 31, Western joins the world in turning off the lights for one hour to demonstrate how individual actions add up to make a big difference.

Western lagging, but pushing for research funding

Western lagging, but pushing for research funding

With close to $220 million in total research funding this past year, there is still plenty of room for Western to improve on a number of fronts, said Janice Deakin, provost and vice-president (academic) and acting vice-president (research).

Western wins environmental honour

Western wins environmental honour

Western’s sustainability efforts reached a “significant milestone” last night as the university took home the Environmental Leadership Award presented by the London Chamber of Commerce at its annual Business Achievement Awards.