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).
We are flushing away a chance at a more sustainable future – but Taryn Fournie has a plan.
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.
Western students and their Cuban peers will be at the forefront of understanding how communities can better withstand the worst Mother Nature has to offer thanks to a new scholars network designed to offer on-the-ground opportunities for young researchers.
A bridge over Bolivian waters – for the third time, Western’s chapter of Engineers in Action (EIA) are eagerly anticipating helping rural communities bridge gaps in their geographic, economic and social isolation.
The Western community is mourning the death of Anna Toner, 20, a Faculty of Engineering student who died Monday, after a battle with brain cancer.
Mike Bartlett has a back-to-school story for the ages, specifically, for all his ages. Newly retired as a Civil and Environmental Engineering professor, Bartlett is returning to the classroom in September – this time as a student.
Western recently launched the WesternWater Centre, a Western Engineering-based group charged with generating real-life solutions for the management and treatment of water supplies.
Four Western PhD candidates have been named from among 166 nationwide recipients of the 2019-2020 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships.
Civil Engineering students Karn Kalra, Jackson Chin and Andrew Bebnowski form the winning team of the Western World’s Challenge Challenge for their idea for building bridges to link isolated communities in rural Bolivia.
Demonstrating dedication from residence halls to administrative offices, from alumni engagement to student counseling, presented here are winners of the 2018 Western Awards of Excellence, the highest honour for staff member achievement.
Western Engineering will continue to lead the charge in mitigating the effects of pollution on the environment and public health with today’s announcement of a $1-million donation from The Salamander Foundation.
A pair of Western researchers have been honoured among the winners of six Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) six national prizes.
This year’s winners of the Western Green Awards are all about reduce, reuse and recycle when it comes to environmental sustainability.
The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has sought the expertise of Surface Science Western (SSW) and the Faculty of Engineering to conduct testing of the bolts from the Nipigon River Bridge. On Jan. 10, the decking on the newly built $106-million bridge lifted...
Western Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Hesham El Naggar recently received the Engineering Medal: Research and Development in recognition of his career and accomplishments. Presented by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OPSE) and...
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...
Canada’s future scientists and engineers will benefit from a pair of PromoScience grants awarded to two Western researchers, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) announced Wednesday. Civil and Environmental Engineering professor...
Western Engineering’s Concrete Toboggan Team is heading to a galaxy far, far away – well, actually, the Big White Ski Resort in Kelowna, B.C. – for the 2015 Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race, Jan. 21-25. Co-captains and fourth-year Engineering students Mack...
A Western researcher now finds himself at the forefront of a multi-university effort to develop a nationwide flood forecasting system to save lives and property across the country. Currently, no such flood warning system exists in Canada. Announced last month,...