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Western researchers receive $1.25M in federal funding

Western researchers receive $1.25M in federal funding

Western’s ground-breaking project to develop a suite of molecular profiles for complex, chronic diseases, which can potentially lead to innovative treatments, has been given more than half a million dollars in federal funding through the Canada Foundatio …

Rapid Research Fund backs Western-led ideas

Rapid Research Fund backs Western-led ideas

Western researcher-led projects have been named among 15 initiatives provincewide as part of the government’s $20-million Ontario COVID-19 Rapid Research Fund.

University investment pushes pandemic research forward

University investment pushes pandemic research forward

Western-led research to aid humanity in its resilience and recovery efforts during the current and future disease outbreaks got a recent boost thanks to university backing of 13 projects, Research Western announced this week.

Isolation reshapes how kids play, stay active

Isolation reshapes how kids play, stay active

This indefinite span of COVID-19 isolation can be more than a month-long stretch on the couch for kids if parents and guardians are willing to lead the way, according to Western experts in children’s physical activity.

El Naggar, MacDermid earn top scholar honours

El Naggar, MacDermid earn top scholar honours

A pair of Western scholars – Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Hesham El Naggar and Physical Therapy professor Joy MacDermid – have been honoured with Distinguished University Professorships.

Eight faculty honoured for teaching excellence

Eight faculty honoured for teaching excellence

Eight exceptional faculty members have been awarded Western’s highest honours for leading and inspiring their students. Collectively and individually, they exemplify the heart of excellence in teaching – and their influence has stretched across faculties, disciplines and decades.

Mosaic X-rays reveal Peruvian mummy mysteries

Mosaic X-rays reveal Peruvian mummy mysteries

Western researchers, including two undergraduate students, have become pivotal players in developing a mobile X-ray protocol that could transform how mummies are examined in the field.

Sensors set stage for happier patients post-op

Sensors set stage for happier patients post-op

A simple technology may offer more specific rehabilitation plans, smoother recoveries and clearer expectations about the future for thousands of knee-replacement patients nationwide.

Grant bolsters Western-led MSK network

Grant bolsters Western-led MSK network

Patients suffering the effects of musculoskeletal problems like arthritis, osteoporosis, back pain, and more may find relief closer than ever thanks to a federal multi-million dollar investment in a Western-led research network.

Joint research on target for arthritis sufferers

Joint research on target for arthritis sufferers

In an example of research matchmaking at its finest, Physiology and Pharmacology professor Frank Beier and Chemistry professor Elizabeth Gillies have joined forces to tackle the debilitating effects of osteoarthritis.

Crites Battié earns lifetime honour for research

Crites Battié earns lifetime honour for research

Michele Crites Battié has always been quite comfortable working behind the scenes – even as the spotlight recently turned to the Physical Therapy professor when she was presented with the 2019 ORS PSRS (Orthopaedic Research Society / Philadelphia Spine Research Society) Lifetime Research Achievement Award.

Rapid Research Fund backs Western-led ideas

Rapid Research Fund backs Western-led ideas

Western researcher-led projects have been named among 15 initiatives provincewide as part of the government’s $20-million Ontario COVID-19 Rapid Research Fund.

University investment pushes pandemic research forward

University investment pushes pandemic research forward

Western-led research to aid humanity in its resilience and recovery efforts during the current and future disease outbreaks got a recent boost thanks to university backing of 13 projects, Research Western announced this week.

Isolation reshapes how kids play, stay active

Isolation reshapes how kids play, stay active

This indefinite span of COVID-19 isolation can be more than a month-long stretch on the couch for kids if parents and guardians are willing to lead the way, according to Western experts in children’s physical activity.

El Naggar, MacDermid earn top scholar honours

El Naggar, MacDermid earn top scholar honours

A pair of Western scholars – Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Hesham El Naggar and Physical Therapy professor Joy MacDermid – have been honoured with Distinguished University Professorships.

Eight faculty honoured for teaching excellence

Eight faculty honoured for teaching excellence

Eight exceptional faculty members have been awarded Western’s highest honours for leading and inspiring their students. Collectively and individually, they exemplify the heart of excellence in teaching – and their influence has stretched across faculties, disciplines and decades.

Mosaic X-rays reveal Peruvian mummy mysteries

Mosaic X-rays reveal Peruvian mummy mysteries

Western researchers, including two undergraduate students, have become pivotal players in developing a mobile X-ray protocol that could transform how mummies are examined in the field.

Sensors set stage for happier patients post-op

Sensors set stage for happier patients post-op

A simple technology may offer more specific rehabilitation plans, smoother recoveries and clearer expectations about the future for thousands of knee-replacement patients nationwide.

Grant bolsters Western-led MSK network

Grant bolsters Western-led MSK network

Patients suffering the effects of musculoskeletal problems like arthritis, osteoporosis, back pain, and more may find relief closer than ever thanks to a federal multi-million dollar investment in a Western-led research network.

Joint research on target for arthritis sufferers

Joint research on target for arthritis sufferers

In an example of research matchmaking at its finest, Physiology and Pharmacology professor Frank Beier and Chemistry professor Elizabeth Gillies have joined forces to tackle the debilitating effects of osteoarthritis.

Crites Battié earns lifetime honour for research

Crites Battié earns lifetime honour for research

Michele Crites Battié has always been quite comfortable working behind the scenes – even as the spotlight recently turned to the Physical Therapy professor when she was presented with the 2019 ORS PSRS (Orthopaedic Research Society / Philadelphia Spine Research Society) Lifetime Research Achievement Award.