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Clinical trial examines optimal dialysis temperature

Clinical trial examines optimal dialysis temperature

Findings from a new trial suggest that lowering dialysis temperatures does not lead to improved patient outcomes, despite previous studies suggesting otherwise. Published in the Lancet, the four-year trial of more than 15,000 patients was done in 84 of  …

Program provides entrepreneurial power to students

About eight months ago, University of Western Ontario student Saumya Krishna was awarded $25,000 to attend a summer-long program, partner with three fellow – yet unknown – undergrads from across the country and told to launch a business with $50,000 by the end of the summer.

Arizona professor named to Fulbright post

Arizona professor named to Fulbright post

Michael M. Brescia, associate curator of ethnohistory with the Arizona State Museum at the University of Arizona, has been granted the Fulbright-Carlos Rico Award for North American Studies at The University of Western Ontario.

Buckingham named Banting fellow

Buckingham named Banting fellow

University of Western Ontario postdoctoral scholar Gavin Buckingham has been awarded a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship for his project, “Visual substitution for lost haptics during skilled object lifting.”

‘Future of Food’ comes to Western

‘Future of Food’ comes to Western

As part of London Biotech Week 2011, the Pest Genomics and Plant Breeding in Sustainable Agricultural Pest Management Group at The University of Western Ontario, in partnership with TechAlliance, will host the Future of Food: bioCEP3 (Biotechnology, Crops, Education, Policy, Production and Perception).

Western helps re-construct WTC complex

Western helps re-construct WTC complex

Western’s involvement with the World Trade Center complex continues today with its testing of the new Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) Terminal building, designed by renowned architect/engineer, Santiago Calatrava of Valencia, Spain.

New student chapter to promote animal law

New student chapter to promote animal law

Western Law students have partnered with the national non-profit group Animal Legal Defense Fund to create The University of Western Ontario’s first Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF).

Researchers receive $1.1 million in cancer funds

Researchers receive $1.1 million in cancer funds

The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation-Ontario Region (CBCF) recently awarded $1.1 million in new grants to fund five promising breast cancer programs involving University of Western Ontario researchers.

Elliott drives progress with new Chair

Elliott drives progress with new Chair

After spring semester 1974, Ray Elliott headed to Toronto secure only in the fact he had a place to stay – crashing with his brother. He had $50 in his pocket and no job prospects. But what would unfold over those few months would change a lot for the young man from Guelph and for his alma mater.

Neal excited about new role

Neal excited about new role

Faculty of Information & Media Studies assistant professor Diane Neal will serve as one of six elected Directors-at-Large for the 2012-2014 term with the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T).

Program provides entrepreneurial power to students

About eight months ago, University of Western Ontario student Saumya Krishna was awarded $25,000 to attend a summer-long program, partner with three fellow – yet unknown – undergrads from across the country and told to launch a business with $50,000 by the end of the summer.

Arizona professor named to Fulbright post

Arizona professor named to Fulbright post

Michael M. Brescia, associate curator of ethnohistory with the Arizona State Museum at the University of Arizona, has been granted the Fulbright-Carlos Rico Award for North American Studies at The University of Western Ontario.

Buckingham named Banting fellow

Buckingham named Banting fellow

University of Western Ontario postdoctoral scholar Gavin Buckingham has been awarded a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship for his project, “Visual substitution for lost haptics during skilled object lifting.”

‘Future of Food’ comes to Western

‘Future of Food’ comes to Western

As part of London Biotech Week 2011, the Pest Genomics and Plant Breeding in Sustainable Agricultural Pest Management Group at The University of Western Ontario, in partnership with TechAlliance, will host the Future of Food: bioCEP3 (Biotechnology, Crops, Education, Policy, Production and Perception).

Western helps re-construct WTC complex

Western helps re-construct WTC complex

Western’s involvement with the World Trade Center complex continues today with its testing of the new Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) Terminal building, designed by renowned architect/engineer, Santiago Calatrava of Valencia, Spain.

New student chapter to promote animal law

New student chapter to promote animal law

Western Law students have partnered with the national non-profit group Animal Legal Defense Fund to create The University of Western Ontario’s first Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF).

Researchers receive $1.1 million in cancer funds

Researchers receive $1.1 million in cancer funds

The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation-Ontario Region (CBCF) recently awarded $1.1 million in new grants to fund five promising breast cancer programs involving University of Western Ontario researchers.

Elliott drives progress with new Chair

Elliott drives progress with new Chair

After spring semester 1974, Ray Elliott headed to Toronto secure only in the fact he had a place to stay – crashing with his brother. He had $50 in his pocket and no job prospects. But what would unfold over those few months would change a lot for the young man from Guelph and for his alma mater.

Neal excited about new role

Neal excited about new role

Faculty of Information & Media Studies assistant professor Diane Neal will serve as one of six elected Directors-at-Large for the 2012-2014 term with the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T).