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Panel to highlight digital scholarship

Panel to highlight digital scholarship

To celebrate International Open Access Week (Oct. 24-30), Western Libraries will host a panel discussion about how researchers use technologies to open up communication with scholars around the world.

Ontario Trillium scholars named

Western students Frederick Armah, Sarbani Banerjee, Gleb Meirson, Mark-Shane Scale, Ahmed El Ansary and Yann Benetreau-Dupin have been named recipients of the Ontario Trillium Scholarships.

Left or right? Weight of object not an issue

Left or right? Weight of object not an issue

More than 90 per cent of the world’s population exhibits a strong preference for using their right hand, as opposed to their left, for grasping and lifting everything from car keys to coffee mugs. The cause of this near-global singularity is poorly understood scientifically but new research from The University of Western Ontario proves the perceived weight of an object is not a deciding factor.

Goodale to address renowned conference

Goodale to address renowned conference

Melvyn Goodale, director of the Centre for Brain and Mind at The University of Western Ontario, will address the 65th annual meeting of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM).

McBean to head world science council

McBean to head world science council

University of Western Ontario professor Gordon McBean was named president-elect of the International Council for Science (ICSU) at the organization’s 30th General Assembly in Rome, Italy.

Scientists ask Ontarians to cast three votes

Scientists ask Ontarians to cast three votes

A team of political scientists from four Canadian universities have launched an innovative project that allows Ontario voters to cast ballots using three different electoral systems for the upcoming provincial election.

Buckingham named Banting fellow

Buckingham named Banting fellow

University of Western Ontario postdoctoral scholar Gavin Buckingham has been awarded a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship for his project, “Visual substitution for lost haptics during skilled object lifting.”

Top neuroscientist to meet with Dalai Lama

Top neuroscientist to meet with Dalai Lama

Adrian Owen, a Canada Excellence Research Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience and Imaging at The University of Western Ontario, will share his research findings with His Holiness the Dalai Lama later this week in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Abelson: Does 9-11 still trump everything?

Sept. 11, 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on American soil that left more than 3,000 people dead and reduced the iconic World Trade Center to rubble.

Putting the fun back in finance

When Jeannie Gillmore looks out at her first-year macroeconomics class, she doesn’t see a sea of 435 faces. Instead, she sees individuals with different backgrounds and stories to share.

Panel to highlight digital scholarship

Panel to highlight digital scholarship

To celebrate International Open Access Week (Oct. 24-30), Western Libraries will host a panel discussion about how researchers use technologies to open up communication with scholars around the world.

Ontario Trillium scholars named

Western students Frederick Armah, Sarbani Banerjee, Gleb Meirson, Mark-Shane Scale, Ahmed El Ansary and Yann Benetreau-Dupin have been named recipients of the Ontario Trillium Scholarships.

Left or right? Weight of object not an issue

Left or right? Weight of object not an issue

More than 90 per cent of the world’s population exhibits a strong preference for using their right hand, as opposed to their left, for grasping and lifting everything from car keys to coffee mugs. The cause of this near-global singularity is poorly understood scientifically but new research from The University of Western Ontario proves the perceived weight of an object is not a deciding factor.

Goodale to address renowned conference

Goodale to address renowned conference

Melvyn Goodale, director of the Centre for Brain and Mind at The University of Western Ontario, will address the 65th annual meeting of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM).

McBean to head world science council

McBean to head world science council

University of Western Ontario professor Gordon McBean was named president-elect of the International Council for Science (ICSU) at the organization’s 30th General Assembly in Rome, Italy.

Scientists ask Ontarians to cast three votes

Scientists ask Ontarians to cast three votes

A team of political scientists from four Canadian universities have launched an innovative project that allows Ontario voters to cast ballots using three different electoral systems for the upcoming provincial election.

Buckingham named Banting fellow

Buckingham named Banting fellow

University of Western Ontario postdoctoral scholar Gavin Buckingham has been awarded a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship for his project, “Visual substitution for lost haptics during skilled object lifting.”

Top neuroscientist to meet with Dalai Lama

Top neuroscientist to meet with Dalai Lama

Adrian Owen, a Canada Excellence Research Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience and Imaging at The University of Western Ontario, will share his research findings with His Holiness the Dalai Lama later this week in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Abelson: Does 9-11 still trump everything?

Sept. 11, 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on American soil that left more than 3,000 people dead and reduced the iconic World Trade Center to rubble.

Putting the fun back in finance

When Jeannie Gillmore looks out at her first-year macroeconomics class, she doesn’t see a sea of 435 faces. Instead, she sees individuals with different backgrounds and stories to share.