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McNeil honoured for science research, outreach


Communications Staff
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Western Biology professor Jeremy McNeil has been named the recipient of the Science Ambassador Award, presented as part of the 2014 Partners In Research National Awards.

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Staff invited to discover a new international opportunity


Communications Staff
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Perhaps it’s time to share your expertise with the world.

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First-of-its-kind class explores gender ID and law


Adela Talbot
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Nicole Nussbaum's class is new to the academic landscape in Canada.

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Campus Digest: Way's forest research rooted in new CFI funding


Communications Staff
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Danielle Way needed a window into our past, in order to provide us a direction for the future.

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New lab to capture immigrant experience


Adela Talbot
Thursday, April 17, 2014

A new laboratory exploring immigrant settlement and integration issues will help create a smoother pathway into Canadian society for these vital members of the country’s future economy and labour market, two Western professors say.

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'Big data' partnership paying early dividends


Adela Talbot
Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform (SOSCIP), a groundbreaking research consortium focused on big data research with Western at its core, is thriving at an unexpected rate, boosting the region’s research output as well as its economy, consortium partners said Tuesday.

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Eight Western projects fueled by consortium


Adela Talbot
Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform (SOSCIP) has provided Western researchers with access to much-needed infrastructure, including the high-performance IBM Blue Gene/Q supercomputers and cloud computing and agile computing platforms that are unlike any others in Canada.

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Engineering student wins Three Minute Thesis competition


Adela Talbot
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Western graduate students competed against the clock – and against each other – at the annual Three Minute Thesis competition (3MT) last week.

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Study: Law dramatically curbing need for speed


Paul Mayne
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Almost seven years have passed since Ontario’s street-racing legislation hit the books and, according to one Western researcher, it has succeeded in putting the brakes on the number of convictions and, more importantly, injuries and deaths among young drivers.

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Research VP sees room to improve


Paul Mayne
Thursday, April 17, 2014

While Research Western has seen modest growth in its total research funding, there are still hurdles to overcome in order to rise in the ranks of top research-intensive universities, John Capone, vice-president (research), told university Senate Friday.

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