Carolyn Cadogan, a PhD student in Physics at Western University, is shining light on science, in the laboratory and in the community.
Biologist Robert Cumming says the current state of Alzheimer’s research is like that koan where the person loses their keys in a dark street. They only search in the radius of the street lamp, where it’s easy to see, but the keys are sitting just outside the pool of light.
In a Gulf Today interview, Daniel Hart (BSc’04) tells how he has adapted the Middle east real estate sector to new technology in their day-to-day business activities.
Western News - Mercury buildup in birds sounds warning for all - Higher-than-normal mercury levels may be wiping out the endangered arctic ivory gull, but now Western researchers are warning other species – including humans – are at risk from this deadly neurotoxin. And we have only ourselves to blame.
Western News - Chemistry colleagues celebrate ‘Pure Intelligence’ of friend - The saddest line of a wonderful career is this – he never held his academic life’s work. Mel Usselman came to Western’s campus in the 1960s. And never left.
Discovery News - Two Asteroid Events, Not One, Made Twin Craters - For 50 years, East Clearwater Lake and West Clearwater Lake in Québec have been considered twin craters formed together the moment a pair of star-crossed asteroids slammed into the Earth.
The Londoner.ca - How math can help us understand bee colony collapse - Researchers in Western University’s Department of Applied Mathematics have found a red flag beekeepers may be able to use to more accurately determine the health of their hives: the age at which forager bees are first sent out to gather food.
Western Media Release - Western researchers illuminate understanding of cosmological 'dark ages' - The first stars in the Universe were born several hundred million years after the Big Bang, ending a period known as the cosmological 'dark ages' – when atoms of hydrogen and helium had formed, but nothing shone in visible light. Now two researchers from Western University have calculated what these objects were like.
ITV News - First stars 'lit up universe with luminosity of 100 million suns' - The first stars to be born could have clustered together and lit up the universe with the luminosity of 100 million suns, researchers have found.
Western News - Competition puts student researchers ‘on the clock’ - Following faculty-specific preliminary heats, student researchers across campus gathered recently for the annual 3-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, an exercise in communication during which students must translate the significance of their work to a non-specialist audience – all before the clock ticks to 180 seconds.
Rogers TV London- HireWesternU on Western Revealed - We take a look at the newly launched HireWesternU campaign. It is trying to make smoother connections for businesses to students & graduates.
CTV News London - Western celebrating first 'Space Day' - Western University is celebrating it's first 'Space Day' by paying tribute to a grad who made significant contributions to Canada's space program