New materials engineering research led by Western could translate into significant real-world benefits like greater range for electric vehicles and longer battery life for cell phones.
Two Western PhD students have a sharp focus on their love of science and are now among the Top 20 finalists for the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Science Exposed contest.
Seventy-five university research projects across seven faculties received more than $13.8 million in Discovery Grants from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
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.
Western remembers the lives of four graduate students – Hadis Hayatdavoudi, Milad Nahavandi, Ghazal Nourian and Sajedeh Saraeian – who died aboard Ukraine International Flight PS752.
در ذهن و خاطره استاد شیمی، جیمی نوئل، حدیث حیات داوودی همیشه دانشجوی شجاع و خندانی خواهد بود.در داقع حدیث اولین نفری بود که برای شروع تحصیلات دکتری به دفتر استاد در سپتامبر 2018 مراجعه کرد.
Why settle for only a handful of selections this time of year, when you can also receive a holiday season bonus, as well, when Chemistry professor Mark Workentin takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.
Western research into the developing and testing nuclear waste storage technologies was recently showcased as officials from the Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO) paid a visit to Western for a high-level update on the progress of their work.
Western Chemical and Biochemical Engineering professor Arghya Paul recently received the Wolfe-Western Fellowship At-Large for Outstanding Newly Recruited Research Scholars.
Chemistry professor emeritus Duncan Hunter – a researcher who “exemplifies what it means to be an innovator” – has been named the 2019 Vanguard Innovator of the Year for his work in developing the cancer drug Azedra. The annual honour is presented by WORLDiscoveries.
Chemistry professor Mark Workentin’s students are merging art and science in a novel project that harnesses their scholarly imaginations.
Most of us strive to leave a legacy for a few generations. A team led by Chemistry professor Jamie Noël, however, is working towards a million-year legacy.
Four Western research projects recently shared in more than $2 million in Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Strategic Partnership Grants, the funding body has announced.
Rockhounds of all sorts lined up Friday to examine and buy the minerals, which ranged from antimony to fluorite to zincite. Some were surplus samples from the Dana Minerals Collections, while others had been donations that couldn’t be incorporated into the collections because they were too small or were duplicates.
Three professors are the latest recipients of Distinguished University Professorships (DUP) awards, joining a select group of faculty members recognized for exceptional scholarly careers
Postsecondary students across the country, including two from Western, are getting out of the labs and behind the camera for the annual Science, Action! initiative, sponsored by the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), to highlight how research improves our daily lives.
Four Western scholars were named among the newest members of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.
Four Western scholars, and one alumna, have been named among the new Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). Election to the academies of the RSC is the highest honour a scholar can achieve in the arts, humanities and sciences.
Duncan Hunter chokes up a little when it is suggested that work he began at Western three decades ago will now, finally, be applied to saving hundreds of lives. “It’s a good thing,” said the Chemistry professor emeritus after a long pause. “It took 30 years and had its ups and downs. So, yes, it’s emotional.”
The core of discovery is research. And the core of good research is a dedicated, inquisitive team of scientists committed to solving some of the key questions of their discipline. Western is proud to highlight the work of teams newly granted Early Researcher Awards...