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  • 16th Annual Meeting of Canadian Mathematics Departments Chairs and Heads
  • Mark Daley and IBM solve riddles of brain disorders
  • Gold plated solar power:  Giovanni Fanchini ups the efficiency and lowers the cost of solar cells

    Gold plated solar power: Giovanni Fanchini's big idea uses tiny nanoclusters

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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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Six researchers named to Royal Society of Canada

Drs. Gail Atkinson (Earth Sciences) Brock Fenton (Biology) and Wayne Hocking (Physics and Astronomy) are now members of the prestigious RSC.


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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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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

Western News - Professor connects math, biology to order behaviour

South Asia Mail - London Bug Day boasts cockroach races, edible insects and zoo

SpaceRef - Western's Gordon Osinski joins Bill Nye the Science Guy™ at Canadian Space Program Celebration

Metro News - Western University wants you to appreciate bugs for more than their flavour

London Community News - Getting the bugs out

io9 - Astronauts Are Everywhere On The Off-Season

SpaceRef - Western University hosts International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, September 6

Huffington Post - Plastiglomerate: The Rock of the Future Made Into Sculpture

Brantford Expositor - Ontario students conduct mock Mars mission

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