Bachelor of Medical Sciences
App bridges need by matching volunteers, seniors

App bridges need by matching volunteers, seniors

Living a too-distant border away from his grandmother, Medical Sciences/Biology student Harshil Shah worried about how some isolated, elderly people were managing without the help they needed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Student effort offers lifeline to isolated seniors

Student effort offers lifeline to isolated seniors

Three Western students, along with their community partners, are offering a little joy to seniors isolating alone during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Stay in Touch initiative brings messages of hope – and perhaps a few smiles – to doorsteps and computer screens across...

Miracle grad beats the odds

Miracle grad beats the odds

Serena Tejpar is not supposed to be alive. Now, three years after a catastrophic car crash, the 21-year-old will cross the stage with her classmates on Wednesday morning at Western’s 312thConvocation as she earns her Bachelor of Medical Sciences (Honors) degree.

Alumni earn Top Immigrant honours

Alumni earn Top Immigrant honours

Western alumni Kundan Joshi, BESc’04 (Software Engineering), founder and CEO of TheAppLabb, and Dr. Boluwaji Ogunyemi, BSc’08 (Medical Sciences & Sociology), a dermatologist, have been named among the 10th annual RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrants, a list that...

Young scholars score hat trick with Rogers honour

Young scholars score hat trick with Rogers honour

Life happens in threes for Sanjae Mahmud. She is a fraternal triplet; she now calls London, her third city, home; and she recently received the inaugural Ted Rogers Scholarship. But how does the Rogers honour add up to three for the Mahmud Family? “I had already...

Teaching Fellow’s idea eases students into labs

Teaching Fellow’s idea eases students into labs

Sarah McLean has no problem with Medical Sciences students embracing failure over and over again. In fact, thanks to a teaching innovation of her creation, she encourages it. “They can mess up the steps, do it in the wrong order, add the wrong thing and, while they’ll...

Young mind eyes brain surgery solution

Young mind eyes brain surgery solution

When Nora Boone sees a problem, she solves it – especially when that solution could save lives. The 18-year-old’s work around creating a human brain simulation tool to assist non-neurosurgeons perform emergency brain surgery, garnered the Newfoundland and Labrador...

‘Smart’ tutoring connects Western, London communities

‘Smart’ tutoring connects Western, London communities

Ami Patel and Saniya Mansuri go way back. The two have known each other since their preschool days and have mirrored one another’s academic footsteps from day one - arriving at Western as roommates three years ago to study Biology and Medical Sciences. And for some...

Teams rise up to the Challenge

Teams rise up to the Challenge

The World’s Challenge Challenge, a staple of Western’s International Week, sees more than 30 student teams in competition, presenting a unique solution to a global challenge, in front of a panel of judges.

Moura, Sisinni among 50 Schulich Leader winners

Moura, Sisinni among 50 Schulich Leader winners

Western-bound students Kyra Moura and Dane Sisinni were officially named today as two of 50 recipients of the Schulich Leader Scholarships, who all head off to universities across Canada this fall to pursue undergraduate studies in science, technology, engineering or...

Generation Next: Young scholar embraces new opportunities

Generation Next: Young scholar embraces new opportunities

Looking back, Kyra Moura knows it was a change for the better. After almost a decade of competing nationally and internationally as a synchronized swimmer, Moura could no longer make it to practice, after her program relocated to the Toronto Pan Am Games Sports Centre...

Green Awards: Ideas in full bloom

Green Awards: Ideas in full bloom

This year’s winners of the Western Green Awards have helped not only the university, but the entire London community, continue to turn over a new leaf when it comes to environmental sustainability. Established in 2008, the Western Green Awards celebrate individuals...

Two students named among 3M Fellows

Two students named among 3M Fellows

Western undergraduate students Justine Baek and Nicola Paviglianiti have been named among 10 3M National Student Fellowship Award recipients, 3M Canada and the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) announced today. Introduced in 2012, the 3M...