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News Highlights


  • Eighteen Western Science Researchers Successful in Obtaining an NSERC Discovery Grant

    By Western Science, June 23, 2022

    Announced on June 23, 2022, 16 Western Science researchers received an NSERC Discovery Grant and two received a Subatomic Physics Discovery Grant, spanning a wide range of topics and departments across the faculty. The NSERC Discovery Grants support long-term programs of research in the natural sciences and engineering.

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  • Triple-threat law grad to advocate for marginalized communities

    By Mari-Len De Guzman, Western News, June 17, 2022

    For someone who chose to study law “almost on a whim,” Rahul Sapra is excelling. It started with a conversation he overheard on campus a few years ago. “I was just randomly on my walk home from school one day, eavesdropping on the people who are having a conversation walking in front of me, and one of them was talking about the JD/HBA program that they did. And they’re saying how much they loved it, how they never thought they’d love law.

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  • Expert explainer: What is avian flu and why is it such a concern this year?

    By Justin Zadorsky, Western News, June 15, 2022

    Avian flu has been ravaging the poultry industry in North America. But it is also killing species of wild birds in ever-increasing numbers. Western biology professor Elizabeth MacDougall-Shackleton explains why this is such a concern, and she provides ways Canadians can help limit the spread of the deadly virus in birds.

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  • Science grad and rugby player makes pitch for other student-athletes

    By Mari-Len De Guzman, Western News, June 13, 2022

    By the time Cailyn McKay was in her senior year in high school and most of her friends were looking at post-secondary schools, she still had no idea what she wanted to pursue. Even when she started her first year at Western in the medical sciences program, she quickly realized it wasn’t her passion.

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  • Western-led international corrosion training program nets $1.65M NSERC grant

    By Debora Van Brenk, Western News, June 09, 2022

    Western is leading a national plan, with international impact, to train a new generation of corrosion scientists through redesigned – and more equitable – curriculum, education, training and research. Chemistry professor Yolanda Hedberg will administer a newly announced $1.65-million grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) that will include the collaboration of eight universities and four industry partners in Canada, plus 20 universities abroad and three international corrosion associations in 19 countries.

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