Latest Headlines from the Faculty of Science

Jeremy McNeil

Dr. Jeremy McNeil Selected as Governor General Lecturer
When he was young, Jeremy McNeil’s interest in the insect world differed from those children who collected bugs. “I was never one of those maniac collectors .. [read more]

Jonathan Birinyi

Swahili and Yogurt Make for an Extraordinary Experience
Sometimes the Internship experience can be in another continent altogether as in the case of Jonathan Birinyi... [read more]

Beth Gillies

Gillies’ Polanyi Prize is a repeat win for Chemistry
Dr. Beth Gillies’ search for methods to deliver anti-cancer drugs to specific targets has won her this year’s prestigious John Charles Polanyi Prize in Chemistry... [read more]

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...best year EVER!
Yes, its true, this year has been incredible! We have the highest number of Interns out on placement this year, and this is in comparison to the last 11 years! .. [read more]

Braun and Asimit

Graduate Student and Professor win Statistics Award
Imagine driving down the 401 when the brake lights of the car ahead of you suddenly flash. In response, you apply the brakes as quickly as you can... [read more]

Jay Fares

An Internship in San Francisco...
I’m approaching the 6th month of my internship with Synarc and already I feel as though I’ve acquired enough technical skills to help me in my last year of computer science ... [read more]

TVO and  Big Ideas

Race for TVO's "Best Lecturer"
Dr. Kathleen Hill of Biology and Dr. Stephen Hicock of the Earth Sciences are part of the remaining 71 hopefuls for TVO's Best Lecturer Competition... [read more]


PEARL Staion under snow

IT Connections 2006
This year, the Science Career Services office initiated a new event targeted at Computer Science students.... [read more]

PEARL Staion under snow

What's happening over the Arctic?
Two physicists from Western are taking part in an international effort to study the arctic atmosphere and explore the factors in climatic change.... [read more]


Asssad says cheers

Everything from BBQ to Frozen Pucks
Opportunities to take a break from the daily hub-bub are more available than you think. Come out to Alumni events and see what you're missing... [read more]

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