Western neuroscience researcher Melvyn A. Goodale has been elected to the prestigious Royal Society, joining the likes of Sir Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.
Join the Western community in celebrating professors Paul Beamish and Adrian Owen, winners of the 2013 Hellmuth Prize for Achievement in Research, at 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 1 in Conron Hall, room 224, University College.
Two documents, Re-Profiling Internal Funding Programs and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Board Program Overview, raise questions about changes in internal research funding at Western for humanists and social scientists.
Two Western professors look to open the world to Western students.
When Ruth McFeat heard the Ontario Brain Institute (OBI) was investing $15 million to support research on neurodegeneration, the progressive loss of the structure and/or function of neurons, she couldn’t have been more thrilled.
Western professor Stephen Lomber is only the second Canadian to earn the Cattell Fund fellowship in the last two decades.
A significant number of blind humans, not unlike bats and dolphins, can localize silent objects in their environment simply by making clicking sounds with their mouth and listening to the returning echoes.
While more than 120,000 Canadians have pacemakers – and an estimated 25,000 new ones are implanted each year – these patients are unknowingly putting themselves at risk of a lower standard of care down the road.
It won’t be an easy climb to the top of the research heap for Western, said John Capone, Western vice-president (research). But it’s something he feels the university needs to do.
Some millennia ago, Yes might have been the object of worship in ancient Egypt. Today, Yes – a modern, domestic house cat – is helping shed light on the practice of mummification and the lives of ancients, such as Ramses II, the most celebrated pharaoh of Egypt.
For Anthropology postdoctoral fellow Andrew Wade, it was a face-to-face meeting like no other.
You may be more than a single number, according to a team of Western-led researchers.
If ‘superstars’ are the currency of the academic world, who exactly are they, and what do they mean for the rest of us?
For the last six years, Western faculty members Ray Kao, Brian Church and Vivian McAlister have spent numerous months in Afghanistan providing advanced surgical and medical care to coalition, Afghan civilian and enemy casualties.
While concussions may be an unfortunate part of some high-impact sports, an international study involving Western researchers suggests a significant underestimation in the number of concussions being reported in hockey. And those findings may change how we play the good ol’ hockey game
Imagine that a close family member of yours was involved in a terrible car accident.
How do we care for the growing population of young military veterans after they return from combat deployment? An answer to this question is not as simple as one might presume.
Within the last 40 years, extraordinary technological developments in the field of brain imaging have produced a cornucopia of new techniques for examining both the structure and the functioning of the living human brain.
The Robarts Research Institute building on the Western campus has re-opened following an explosion in a lab earlier this afternoon.
Western professors Bipasha Baruah and Girma Bitsuamlak have been named Western’s newest Canada Research Chairs (CRC). Gary Goodyear, Minister of State (Science and Technology), announced the two new and eight renewed CRCs at Western University, marking the kickoff to National Science and Technology Week.