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  • CPSX 10th Annual Distinguished Public Lecture
  • International Observe the Moon Night - Sat. Sept. 6 4pm to 10pm at the Cronyn Observatory
  • Alumni Awards of Merit 2014-Dr. Ivan Smith Award: Carol-Lynn Chambers, BSc'82, MPA'01
  • Young Alumni Award: Vava Angwenyi, BSc'03
  • A Driving Force
  • The Currency of genes
  • Temperature Rising: Can Canada’s Fish Adapt to Climate Change?
  • Addressing the Water Quality Crisis
  • MMASc

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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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Dr. Margaret Chan

Ebola is a warning sign of a much bigger crisis.

Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization, speaks up about the Ebola outbreak devastating African countries.  (Photo credit: www.who.int)

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SpaceRef Canada - Canada's Space Program is Gradually Building Space Mission Operations Capability

London Community News - Look up, way up, and I'll call the rover

Western Media Release - Western students operate Mars rover in partnership with Canadian Space Agency

The London Free Press - ASTROPHYSICISTS-Western University hosts world conference

Environment & Energy Publishing - Are some fish already adapting to climate change?

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

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