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.
Wearing a protective mask in public has become a necessary new normal, but one Western student has noticed not everyone is on board.
Lena Schreyer is one of just 10 Canadian students to receive the prestigious 2020 3M National Student Fellowship Award, 3M Canada and the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) announced May 21.
A new study from Western identifies a specific gene in fruit flies that drives female mate acceptance and rejection – a vital discovery for understanding how all species, including humans, survive and thrive on Earth.
There were rich sources of information on COVID-19 out there. But while all that data had plenty to say about the times we are living in, it still took Grace Yi and her colleagues to help tell its story.
Western-led research to aid humanity in its resilience and recovery efforts during the current and future disease outbreaks got a recent boost thanks to university backing of 13 projects, Research Western announced this week.
Jacqueline Keuper, MSC’17, did not intend to be a pioneer. But the more she thought about the possibilities, the more she realized becoming Western’s first combined PhD candidate made sense.
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).
‘Murder hornets’ have entered the North American landscape and lexicon with horror-film imagery.
Mash with ‘Bangers,’ Beethoven and more when Canadian Space Agency (CSA) researcher Danny Bednar, PhD’19, takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.