A new competition for Western students is designed to create an augmented-reality version of London locales, with an environmental twist.
PhD student Payam Momeni is inaugural recipient of a scholarship in honour of four Western students who perished aboard Flight PS752.
The award acknowledges the work and promise of a young researcher and newly recruited faculty member.
Chemistry student Hadis Hayatdavoudi and three other Western students aboard Flight PS752 will be remembered through scholarships.
We are speed. Western became the first Canadian university with a 5G research network.
The graduate students’ Western home became a focal point for a community remembering their lives and grieving their loss.
This was a year of quirky critter news in international headlines, from ancient beavers to murder hornets.
Two projects, one mission: Spreading messages of cheer
Ganathyashan Chelliahpillai and Varunaavee Sivashanmugathas create stroke rehabilitation kits to mitigate the loss of in-person programs.
The Canada Research Chairs program invests up to $295-million annually to attract, support and retain some of the world’s most outstanding scholars and scientists.
Four Western faculty have been named to the Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list, reflecting influential work in their chosen fields.
Integrated science gold medalist Jeremiah Joseph says the chance to make a difference fuels his aspirations.
“The second wave isn’t going to introduce itself politely, it just shows up – and it’s here,” says Western epidemiologist Dr. Nitin Mohan.
Researchers looking to develop green technologies, understand consumer decision-making and improve learning outcomes for children with autism are among those benefiting from new federal funding.
Cole Sweet, a Schulich Leadership Scholar, excels in the classroom and on the stage.
Christy Xie designed a driving simulator en route to Western as a Schulich Leader Scholarship winner.
Charlotte Motuzas – who aims to be an astrophysicist – is one of six Schulich Leader Scholarship winners starting at Western in the fall.
By studying the wood-cutting behaviour of ancient beavers that once roamed the Canadian high Arctic, an international team of scientists has discovered that tree predation – feeding on trees and harvesting wood – evolved in these now-extinct rodents long before dam-building.
Even though fire management practices have improved, they’ve been no match for a pattern of warmer temperatures, drier forest conditions and more urban encroachment – all of which have meant more numerous, more intense and more complicated wildfires.
A Western-led international research team hopes that tweet you just posted will provide insights into our collective mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.