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Uncovering family ties across the ages

Elizabeth Greene has spent the best part of the last decade in the hills of northern England playing in the dirt. And she can’t think of a better way to earn a living.

Centre wins genomics competition

Centre wins genomics competition

The International Centre for Health Innovation at the Richard Ivey School of Business was named one of three winners of Genome Canada’s Entrepreneurship Education in Genomics Program Competition.

Xu named new forest biorefinery Chair

Xu named new forest biorefinery Chair

University of Western Ontario chemical engineering professor Charles Xu was named Industrial Research Chair in Forest Biorefinery, a joint venture between Western, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and FPInnovations.

McBean to head world science council

McBean to head world science council

University of Western Ontario professor Gordon McBean was named president-elect of the International Council for Science (ICSU) at the organization’s 30th General Assembly in Rome, Italy.

Fraunhofer partnership finalized

Fraunhofer partnership finalized

The ability to be on the cutting edge of developing lightweight vehicles that are not soft on safety, longevity or durability is at The University of Western Ontario’s doorstep.

Researchers uncover new hypothesis on crater debris

Researchers uncover new hypothesis on crater debris

A team of researchers partnered with the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) has developed a new hypothesis for the origin of crater ejecta – debris that is launched out of a crater during meteorite impacts.

Class opens eyes to a new world

The Rwanda: Culture, Society and Reconstruction course in the Department of French Studies, taught by Professor Henri Boyi, involves a 5-week international service-learning experience in Rwanda. Western News asked three students from that class - Tara Dupuis, Patricia...

Exercise training to better Canadian hospitals

Exercise training to better Canadian hospitals

A decade after the 9-11 terrorist attacks and, closer to home, five years since the Dawson College shooting in Montreal that left two dead and 19 injured, the question still remains: Are Canada’s hospitals prepared for a mass-casualty incident?
According to Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry professor Vivian McAlister, a surgeon with the Canadian Forces, you may not like the answer.

Researchers eye stress, breast cancer links

Researchers eye stress, breast cancer links

It’s a common belief that there’s a link between chronic stress and an increased risk of cancer. In new research published online by the International Journal of Cancer, scientists at The University of Western Ontario have taken a step toward confirming that belief.

Scientists ask Ontarians to cast three votes

Scientists ask Ontarians to cast three votes

A team of political scientists from four Canadian universities have launched an innovative project that allows Ontario voters to cast ballots using three different electoral systems for the upcoming provincial election.

Uncovering family ties across the ages

Elizabeth Greene has spent the best part of the last decade in the hills of northern England playing in the dirt. And she can’t think of a better way to earn a living.

Centre wins genomics competition

Centre wins genomics competition

The International Centre for Health Innovation at the Richard Ivey School of Business was named one of three winners of Genome Canada’s Entrepreneurship Education in Genomics Program Competition.

Xu named new forest biorefinery Chair

Xu named new forest biorefinery Chair

University of Western Ontario chemical engineering professor Charles Xu was named Industrial Research Chair in Forest Biorefinery, a joint venture between Western, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and FPInnovations.

McBean to head world science council

McBean to head world science council

University of Western Ontario professor Gordon McBean was named president-elect of the International Council for Science (ICSU) at the organization’s 30th General Assembly in Rome, Italy.

Fraunhofer partnership finalized

Fraunhofer partnership finalized

The ability to be on the cutting edge of developing lightweight vehicles that are not soft on safety, longevity or durability is at The University of Western Ontario’s doorstep.

Researchers uncover new hypothesis on crater debris

Researchers uncover new hypothesis on crater debris

A team of researchers partnered with the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) has developed a new hypothesis for the origin of crater ejecta – debris that is launched out of a crater during meteorite impacts.

Class opens eyes to a new world

The Rwanda: Culture, Society and Reconstruction course in the Department of French Studies, taught by Professor Henri Boyi, involves a 5-week international service-learning experience in Rwanda. Western News asked three students from that class - Tara Dupuis, Patricia...

Exercise training to better Canadian hospitals

Exercise training to better Canadian hospitals

A decade after the 9-11 terrorist attacks and, closer to home, five years since the Dawson College shooting in Montreal that left two dead and 19 injured, the question still remains: Are Canada’s hospitals prepared for a mass-casualty incident?
According to Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry professor Vivian McAlister, a surgeon with the Canadian Forces, you may not like the answer.

Researchers eye stress, breast cancer links

Researchers eye stress, breast cancer links

It’s a common belief that there’s a link between chronic stress and an increased risk of cancer. In new research published online by the International Journal of Cancer, scientists at The University of Western Ontario have taken a step toward confirming that belief.

Scientists ask Ontarians to cast three votes

Scientists ask Ontarians to cast three votes

A team of political scientists from four Canadian universities have launched an innovative project that allows Ontario voters to cast ballots using three different electoral systems for the upcoming provincial election.