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Western chemists engage in ‘game-changer’ metals research

Western chemists engage in ‘game-changer’ metals research

Metals are designed to be strong. More than anything else, though, they also want to degrade, to oxidize, to corrode. When that happens – whether writ large in rusty bridges or etched into tiny objects such as computer microchips or nanoparticles used …

Research touts lower-cost, longer-life battery

Research touts lower-cost, longer-life battery

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.

Contest puts a sharp focus on science

Contest puts a sharp focus on science

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.

Discovery Grants back 75 research projects

Discovery Grants back 75 research projects

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).

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.

Season’s greetings and selections

Season’s greetings and selections

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.

Research looks for results that ‘outlive us all’

Research looks for results that ‘outlive us all’

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.

Fellowship provides platform for nano work

Fellowship provides platform for nano work

Western Chemical and Biochemical Engineering professor Arghya Paul recently received the Wolfe-Western Fellowship At-Large for Outstanding Newly Recruited Research Scholars.

Research touts lower-cost, longer-life battery

Research touts lower-cost, longer-life battery

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.

Contest puts a sharp focus on science

Contest puts a sharp focus on science

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.

Discovery Grants back 75 research projects

Discovery Grants back 75 research projects

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).

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.

Season’s greetings and selections

Season’s greetings and selections

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.

Research looks for results that ‘outlive us all’

Research looks for results that ‘outlive us all’

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.

Fellowship provides platform for nano work

Fellowship provides platform for nano work

Western Chemical and Biochemical Engineering professor Arghya Paul recently received the Wolfe-Western Fellowship At-Large for Outstanding Newly Recruited Research Scholars.