Faculty of Science
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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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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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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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