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.
Living a too-distant border away from his grandmother, Medical Sciences/Biology student Harshil Shah worried about how some isolated, elderly people were managing without the help they needed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nursing professor Cheryl Forchuk and Biology professor Jeremy McNeil have been awarded the 2020 Hellmuth Prize for Achievement in Research.
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.
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.
Perhaps it is too easy to say that Gail Atkinson was shaken by the news – but the lifetime honour she received was as unexpected as it was deserved.
Carolyn Tran has found balance in the beauty of science and music.
Rhys Wickens, BSc’20, likes to venture into the unknown. He left his hometown of Calgary to come to Western; he took a year off school for an internship; he’s looking into becoming an entrepreneur.
Discover plenty of conversation topics to fill any dead air during family Zoom time when Department of Biology Chair Mark A. Bernards takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.
Two Western Space initiatives designed to encourage young minds to cast their eyes to the stars will expand thanks to backing from PromoScience grants.