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Solutions for a low-carbon future 

Solutions for a low-carbon future 

Today’s most complex challenges require an interdisciplinary and collaborative approach, and Western University and Ivey Business School are uniquely positioned to advance robust solutions through a broad range of research strengths, such as developing r …

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).

CFI provides $2.1 million for research

CFI provides $2.1 million for research

University of Western Ontario researchers Gordon ‘Oz’ Osinski and Bob Linnen were among eight Western researchers working on five projects who recently received more than $2.1 million in CFI funding.

A mission to the Moon… without leaving Earth

A mission to the Moon… without leaving Earth

Conducting a mission to another planet or moon requires literally thousands of hours of revolutionary research and thought-provoking investigation. An important step in that preparation is to run a mission simulation to test operational, scientific, and technological concepts.

Building castles in the university sandbox

University can be a big sandbox in which to build skills, be creative and have fun. This is the teaching philosophy of John Reed, lecturer in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies.

Freezing bugs can be, well, cool

There are many reasons one chooses a career in academics. But for biology professor Brent Sinclair, the main reason is simple. “It’s really cool,” he says. And he should know.

Putting the fun back in finance

When Jeannie Gillmore looks out at her first-year macroeconomics class, she doesn’t see a sea of 435 faces. Instead, she sees individuals with different backgrounds and stories to share.

Mastering and mixing the world of academics

A rock ‘n’ roll life was never in the cards for Jay Hodgson. Despite a No. 1 album on the indie charts while riding a partial scholarship at Boston’s Berklee College of Music in 1998, the Toronto native was not prepared to take The Jay Hodgson Group any further than the bars and clubs of Massachusetts.

Class a learning experience for professor and student

First-year students represent more than fresh faces in Christine Sprengler’s classroom. They offer new perspectives and unique questions to make it just as much of a learning experience for the teacher as the pupil.

Engineering degree no ‘waste’ of time

Think of algae. Is the first thing that pops to mind a thick, slimy green blanket covering portions of open water? If so, Amarjeet Bassi asks you to look at it a different way.

Melling opens eyes to diabetes, exercise

Jamie Melling, University of Western Ontario kinesiology assistant professor (anatomy), won’t be the first person to tell you to exercise. He just wants you – especially those with diabetes – to be safe while doing so.

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).

CFI provides $2.1 million for research

CFI provides $2.1 million for research

University of Western Ontario researchers Gordon ‘Oz’ Osinski and Bob Linnen were among eight Western researchers working on five projects who recently received more than $2.1 million in CFI funding.

A mission to the Moon… without leaving Earth

A mission to the Moon… without leaving Earth

Conducting a mission to another planet or moon requires literally thousands of hours of revolutionary research and thought-provoking investigation. An important step in that preparation is to run a mission simulation to test operational, scientific, and technological concepts.

Building castles in the university sandbox

University can be a big sandbox in which to build skills, be creative and have fun. This is the teaching philosophy of John Reed, lecturer in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies.

Freezing bugs can be, well, cool

There are many reasons one chooses a career in academics. But for biology professor Brent Sinclair, the main reason is simple. “It’s really cool,” he says. And he should know.

Putting the fun back in finance

When Jeannie Gillmore looks out at her first-year macroeconomics class, she doesn’t see a sea of 435 faces. Instead, she sees individuals with different backgrounds and stories to share.

Mastering and mixing the world of academics

A rock ‘n’ roll life was never in the cards for Jay Hodgson. Despite a No. 1 album on the indie charts while riding a partial scholarship at Boston’s Berklee College of Music in 1998, the Toronto native was not prepared to take The Jay Hodgson Group any further than the bars and clubs of Massachusetts.

Class a learning experience for professor and student

First-year students represent more than fresh faces in Christine Sprengler’s classroom. They offer new perspectives and unique questions to make it just as much of a learning experience for the teacher as the pupil.

Engineering degree no ‘waste’ of time

Think of algae. Is the first thing that pops to mind a thick, slimy green blanket covering portions of open water? If so, Amarjeet Bassi asks you to look at it a different way.

Melling opens eyes to diabetes, exercise

Jamie Melling, University of Western Ontario kinesiology assistant professor (anatomy), won’t be the first person to tell you to exercise. He just wants you – especially those with diabetes – to be safe while doing so.