Western has recruited some of the top PhD graduates, medical students and residents from across the country to be part of the sixth cohort of its Medical Innovation Fellowship (MIF) program.
Two Western researchers have received funding for partnership research projects that will help understand and prevent the spread of COVID-19. The COVID Alliance Grants awarded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) support pandemic-fighting...
Nine additional research projects received university backing for their work in supporting recovery efforts for current and future disease outbreaks, Research Western announced this week.
Dean Kernaghan’s portfolio opens with a quote: “You don’t have time to work fast.” Not only has he heard these words often from his mentor in the Engineering student shop, these are words he tries to live by.
Perhaps it comes as no surprise where Javier Gomez Ospina is today, since his father is a civil engineer and his mother is an architect. Construction is in his blood.
For his first two months at Western, Wesam AbdElhamid Mohamed was content to be ‘just’ a master’s student in Engineering. Then something happened.
One day, Mohammad Noor Tamim hopes to go back to Syria. And when he does, it will be to put his whole heart into rebuilding his war-torn homeland.
It was quite the finish to Ian Villamagna’s PhD career at Western.
While his final eSport season ended prematurely, Kyle Raposo will graduate with memories of more than just titles.
About a year into her internship, and some 80 feet up in the air, Katrina Petahtegoose had a revelation.
A student’s idea – brought from concept to testing by a host of Western experts – has the potential to reduce exposure to COVID-19 and lead to a safer working environment for health-care professionals.
Tornado and extreme weather experts Greg Kopp and Dave Sills took part in a webcast on May 21, 2020 to discuss the upcoming tornado season and how to best detect tornado occurrence throughout Canada.
A homegrown idea to create a 3-D printed ventilator might be the answer to a global problem first exposed in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Abouzar Sadrekarimi doesn’t want you to feel the Earth move beneath your feet, so he is leading work that helps strengthen it.
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).
With schools closed and social interactions limited, it is undeniably a difficult time for parents and teachers as they try to engage kids in at-home learning activities.
We are flushing away a chance at a more sustainable future – but Taryn Fournie has a plan.
A recent Western-led study says two meters might not be far enough away if someone lets an uncovered cough loose in your direction – meaning sneeze and cough etiquette is more than a simple social nicety, but a key to stopping the spread of diseases like COVID-19.
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.
Earlier this month, Clayton Cook and his University Machine Services team constructed a much-need bracket for a local neurosurgeon – a devise to hold a patient’s head in place during lifesaving surgery. Just another Thursday around the shop.