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  • Western University's "Batman" recognized for life-long popularization of bat biology to the Canadian public
  • A Marathoner’s Guide to Genetics-David Smith's genetics  research may reshape  theories of evolution
  • Video of the 2015 Bucke Prize Lecture featuring Dr. Gordon Osinski
  • The Fallona Family Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Interdisciplinary Science
  • Photos from the Bucke Prize Lecture now available
  • Material and Biomaterials Showcase photos aailable
  • Space day videos
  • USCC award winners
  • The chemical composition of history
  • Memory in Flight - Dr David Sherry studies bird brains to probe the secrets of memory

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Students Slaying the beast

Jenna Butler, a Computer Science PhD student at Western University, seeks new drug combinations to battle a deadly disease.

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The Butterfly Effect: a cautionary tale of landscape genetics

The Butterfly Effect: a cautionary tale of landscape genetics

After a brief frenzy of summertime mating, the Rocky Mountain Apollo is well into winter hibernation in Kananaskis Region, Alberta. It’s a short life for the Apollo, but this very brevity makes the species a perfect bellweather for the one-two punch of climate change and habitat loss that is threatening to wipe out all species, including humans.


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Evelyn Boychuck (MSc ’12)

Evelyn Boychuk recognized for Globe and Mail article

Evelyn Boychuk (MSc '12) was recently awarded the Public Awareness Award from Canadian Society of Zoologists at their May, 2015 annual meeting in Calgary. She was recognized for her Globe and Mail article about a U.S. study reporting how Monarch butterflies are threatened by genetically modified crops.

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