BrainsCAN
Grant looks to bring brain researchers closer together

Grant looks to bring brain researchers closer together

Organizers see a first-of-its-kind grant program as more about collaboration, rather than competition, in supporting the efforts of researchers to address challenges in brain health. The McGill-Western Collaboration Grant program supports neuroscience and...

Artist’s work a reminder of work to be done

Artist’s work a reminder of work to be done

On June 7, 2006, while on a lunch break as a special education instructor with the Thames Valley District School Board, Vanessa Zita Vanderidder was found dead along the side of her car. Or at least, that is what first responders pronounced her when they arrived on...

Federal budget signals commitment to science

Federal budget signals commitment to science

Western researchers are better positioned to undertake cutting-edge work, thanks to the largest investment ever in fundamental science research, tabled late last month as part of the 2018 federal budget.

Menon tapped as BrainsCAN Co-Scientific Director

Menon tapped as BrainsCAN Co-Scientific Director

Ravi Menon knows he and his fellow BrainsCAN researchers are on the clock. “Seven years sounds like a long time. But it is not, in terms of impact,” the Western researcher stressed.

Newsmakers: Western News looks back on 2016

Newsmakers: Western News looks back on 2016

How will we remember 2016? Probably through one or more of these faces. Western News presents its 7th annual Newsmakers issue, a celebration of those who contributed to our campus conversation in the last year. Join us in remembering the names and faces that...