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  • Earth Scientist  Karen Assatourians  receives the  2014 Western  Award of Excellence
  • The Modern Business of Prospecting
  • 16th Annual Meeting of Canadian Mathematics Departments Chairs and Heads
  • Fall Preview Day 2014
  • Andre Boivin remebered fondly

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Tanya Harrison awarded the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

For Tanya Harrison fires burn for an understanding of other worlds and their processes, seen and invisible that lay beyond Earth’s surface, stretching into the boundless depths of space.

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Dr. Giovanni Fanchini

Gold Plated Solar Power

For the first time ever, Scientists at Western University have demonstrated that a small molecule created with just 144 atoms of gold – a so-called “gold nanocluster” – can increase solar cell performance by more than 10%.

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Simon Donato

100 Miles of Wild: Madagascar's Limestone Labyrinth

Simon Donato is one of a group of North American 21st adventurers who is embarking on one of their most challenging expeditions: a trek through 100 miles of the unexplored northern section of Strict Nature Reserve in the Tsingy, Madagascar to create the world's first detailed map of the region.

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Radio Canada International - Canada urged to stop lagging on climate change


Western News - Positioned to build a smarter future


Western News - Golden innovation shines light on solar possibilities


The Suburban - Shakemap pinpoints Montreal earthquake risk


Western News - University makes WISE investment in the future


Think Progress - Fracking In Ohio Triggered 400 Tiny Earthquakes Over 3-Month Period, Scientists Say


Before It's News -  Fracking In Ohio Triggered 400 Tiny Earthquakes Over 3-Month Period, Scientists Say


Huff Post Books - Musings on the Purpose of Higher Education


Canadian Consulting Engineer - Researchers find ways to make solar more efficient


Canadian Geographic -  Canadian Geographic kicks off World Space Week with Bill Nye


The Varsity - We see thee rise


The Weather Network - Bill Nye and the Planetary Society highlight Canada's top achievements in space exploration


Photonics.com - Gold Nanoclusters Enhance Solar Power


Blackburnnews.com - Solar Power To Charge Phones


Phys.org - Scientists revolutionize solar power with new "gold nanocluster" technology


Mining.com - Canadian researchers modernize solar power with nano gold technology


Earth Times - A Canadian Midas touch for solar cells


TechiDec - New "Gold nanocluster" technologies improves solar cell eficiency


Metro News - Golden Western U discovery could make charging your cellphone a thing of the past


South Asia Mail - Western University scientists revolutionize solar power with new technology



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