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    2014 Distinguished Research Professors: Boykov, Chronik, Ding and Ling

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    The Howell Memorial Periodic Table: an enlightening display of affection

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    Science Alumnus Eric Arts: HIV scientist to Chair Microbiology & Immunology

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    Thank You to a Strong Leader: Chemistry Chair Baines to pass torch to Huang

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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. Brian Branfireun

Nature’s Early Warning System: Finding the tipping point from pristine to polluted

“Climate change and increasing human activity have the potential to disrupt the peatlands ecosystem very quickly if we don’t understand their impact.”

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A test of mettle

Experienced Edmonton mining executive Pamela Strand now focused on a zinc play in Guatemala. From the Edmonton Journal

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GlobeAdvisor.com - Could 'CoCos' be a short-sellers dream?


The Londoner - Biologists go fishing for answers


Phys.org - Maternal effect key to fish combating climate change


Western Media Release  - Western hosts major international computer science conference


The Globe and Mail - Salmon can adapt to warmer environment, study says


Radio Canada International  - Warming will change wetlands, release CO2: study


Western Media Release  - Evolutionary biologists discover "maternal effect" key to fish combating climate change


CHRW Radio Western  - Warmer Temperatures result in Peat Moss Decline, Sedge Increase


Western Media Release  - New study from Western's Biotron shows climate change impacts northern wetlands


AirSpaceMag.com  - Plastic as a Sign of Civilization


The Columbus Dispatch  - Spiders, mites and moths


The Globe and Mail  - Why Toronto doesn't get cheap gas: We don't try hard enough


New Statesman  - Our plastic waste is changing the geology of the Earth's rocks


Daily Nation  - Nairobi debates plastic bag ban


The Daily Astorian  - In One Ear: ‘One word: Plastics.’


Hattiesburg American  - Plastics waste likely to last long time


The Financial Express  - Plastic world, now in Fossil


CBS News  - Pollution forms a new kind of rock, "plastiglomerate"


The Blaze  - New Type of Man-Made ‘Stone’ Could Make Up Some ‘Future Fossils’




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