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Western's 8th annual Go ENG Girl event to be a hair-raising experience


Thursday, October 11, 2012
Female students in Grades 7-10 are invited to explore the exciting world of engineering at Go ENG Girl, a province-wide, free one-day workshop full of fun hands-on activities for the girls and information sessions for parents. 

Research reveals more about spatial memory problems associated with Alzheimer’s


Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Researchers at Western University have created a mouse model that reproduces some of the chemical changes in the brain that occur with Alzheimers, shedding new light on this devastating disease. Marco Prado, Vania Prado and their colleagues at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry's Robarts Research Institute, looked at changes related to a neurotransmitter or chemical messenger, named acetylcholine (ACh), and the kinds of memory problems associated with it. The research is now published online by PNAS.   

Fluoride expert to speak at Schulich Dentistry Research Day


Tuesday, October 9, 2012

What: Dr. Jaime A. Cury, DDS, PhD, a professor at the Piracicaba Dental School, University of Campinas, Brazil will give the John T. Hamilton Lecture as part of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry’s Annual Dentistry Research Day. His lecture is on the timely topic: "Balancing Sugar & Caries / Fluoride & Fluorosis."  


Classes Without Quizzes kicks off with analysis of 2012 U.S. presidential race


Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Western University launches its popular complimentary lecture series, Classes Without Quizzes, for the 2012-13 academic year this evening with a timely talk about the 2012 U.S. presidential race between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.   

Western neuroscientists breakthrough on physical cause of vegetative state


Wednesday, October 3, 2012
By exploring parts of the brain that trigger during periods of daydreaming and mind-wandering, neuroscientists from Western University have made a significant breakthrough in understanding what physically happens in the brain to cause vegetative state and other so-called "disorders of consciousness." 
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