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Western to host international brain plasticity symposium

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Friday, April 26, 2013
As the world's nations increasingly recognize the role of education in the knowledge economy, Western University is hosting an international symposium, which celebrates the latest discoveries and developments in brain plasticity and its role in learning and education. 
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Western announces Dr. Robert Kennedy as next Dean of Ivey Business School

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Thursday, April 25, 2013
Following a rigorous international search, Western University today announced the appointment of Robert (Bob) Kennedy as the new Dean of the Ivey Business School. He has accepted a five-year term, which commences October 1, 2013. 
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Novel natural nanomaterial spins off from spider-mite genome sequencing

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Thursday, April 25, 2013
A new, natural nanomaterial, which may prove incredibly beneficial to medical bioengineers, has been discovered by the research team at Western University that successfully sequenced the spider mite genome in 2011.
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Western researchers confirm pine bark extract could reduce cataract risk

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013
A winter after discovering Canada for France, Jacques Cartier's exploration crew started suffering and dying from the dreadful scurvy disease in 1535. But thanks to an Iroquoian healer, they were miraculously cured by a tea made from pine bark.
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Western makes a bold 'brain gain' investment

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013
London, Canada – Western University is investing in a ‘brain gain’ initiative to attract and secure elite academic talent, allocating up to $30 million to a pair of new strategic programs that will recruit and support the very best students, postdoctoral fellows and researchers from around the world.
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