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  • Gold plated solar power:  Giovanni Fanchini ups the efficiency and lowers the cost of solar cells

    Gold plated solar power: Giovanni Fanchini's big idea uses tiny nanoclusters

  • Three new RSC  Science fellows

    RSC Science fellows named: Gail Atkinson, Brock Fenton and Wayne Hocking

  • Tanya Harrison wins Vanier Prize
  • CPSX 10th Annual Distinguished Public Lecture
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Frances Mackay wins the 2013 CAIMS Dissertation Award

The challenge of modelling colloidal particles in complex fluids resulted in an algorithm to simplify existing models.

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Dr. Geoff Wild

The Currency of Genes

“Nature is cutthroat but strategically kind, and mathematics helps us organize our thinking in order to make sense of what seems senseless.”


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Robin Goad

Fortune secures $36m to complete Revenue mine deal on sweetened terms

Fortune president and CEO Robin Goad announced an amended agreement to complete the acquisition of Revenue Silver Mines under more attractive terms.

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South Asia Mail - London Bug Day boasts cockroach races, edible insects and zoo

SpaceRef - Western's Gordon Osinski joins Bill Nye the Science Guy™ at Canadian Space Program Celebration

Metro News - Western University wants you to appreciate bugs for more than their flavour

London Community News - Getting the bugs out

io9 - Astronauts Are Everywhere On The Off-Season

SpaceRef - Western University hosts International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, September 6

Huffington Post - Plastiglomerate: The Rock of the Future Made Into Sculpture

Brantford Expositor - Ontario students conduct mock Mars mission

thewhig.com - Ontario students conduct mock Mars mission

Stratford Beacon Herald - Ontario students conduct mock Mars mission

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London Free Press - Ontario students conduct mock Mars mission

Sun News Network - Ontario students join Canadian Space Agency for mock Mars mission

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