Faculty of Science

Faculty News Archives 2013

January to March

Jan. 23 - Gordon McBean on CBC's The Current

Jan. 25- YouTube Video - The RoadLAB Driving System, featuring Dr. Steve Beauchemin

Jan. 31 - Western News - Program looks to build a safer implant

Feb. 28 - Western News -  Advanced tech takes flight to track migratory birds

Mar. 6 - Silent Seasons: High tech migration studies seek threats to bird populations

Mar. 21 - Western News -  2012-13 Awards for Excellence in Teaching - Dr. Jisuo Jin and Jennifer Waugh win awards.

Mar. 27 - Bucke Prize Winner Corrigan on the Science of Nanoscale Semiconductors

April to June

Apr. 11 - Western News - Western researchers acquit tins in expedition's fate - Featuring Chemistry Prof. Ron Martin

Apr. 17 - Measuring inequality beyond Gini: Ricardas Zitikis explores the promise of the Zenga Index

May 16 - Out from the cold: Brent Sinclair wins the 2013 Faculty Scholar Award

May 17 - Novel natural nanomaterial spins off from spider-mite genome sequencing

May 22 - Fanchini receives young innovator award

May 22 - Western News -  Researcher identifies breast cancer fighting hormone

Jun. 12 - Two points of view of the Russian meteorite

Jun. 19 - Minac's innovative teaching style in Mathematics gains national recognition

Jun. 19 - Visualizing how proteins fold leads to two awards for Konermann

Jun. 25 - Brown to probe secrets of Russian meteor's shock wave

Jun. 28 - Western News - Western team wins brain mapping hackathon

July to September

Jul. 18 - Western Science welcomes new faculty

Jul. 25 - How one meteorite can reveal a major part of Martian history

Jul. 30 - CBC News North - Astronauts study geology at Nunavut crater, featuring Dr. Gord Ozinski

Sept. 20  - Western News -  McBean tapped among Canada's Clean 50

October to December

Oct. 4 - Bouvier wins Nier Prize

Oct. 9 -  Rogers Daytime London video - Dr. Jan Cami invites everyone to take part in International Observe the Moon Night

Oct. 19 - Dr. Liana Zanette discusses Fear on BBC World Service program The Forum (audio)

Oct. 19 - Dr. Jeremy McNeil talked about how damp weather affects the sex life of insects on CBC's Quirks and Quarks (audio)

Nov. 5 - Squeezing revenue out of a rock Part I

Nov. 5 - Squeezing revenue out of a rock Part II

Nov. 14 - Western News -  Outside what we thought possible - Peter Brown and Russian Meteor - Page 3

Nov. 28 - Western News -  New species welcome into professor’s family - Page 11

Dec. 5 -  Rogers Daytime London video - Video game development & online learning at Western featuring Dr. Mike Katchabaw