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There is a need to integrate women fully into the academic sciences and engineering.  Part of the initiative to retain the talent pool of highly trained women in a life long science career is to have information resources specific to your needs readily available. Whether you are a first year student seeking the mentorship of other female undergraduates or a new faculty member looking for an online community of women in academia, consider this website your one-stop resource.

In the News


Microcapillaries and bio-oil lead to Analytical Chemistry prize for Booker

PhD student awarded NSERC prize

Findings call universe’s size into question

An invitation for Women to be WoWed

Morbey nets female Great Lakes researchers for role models

Physicist Mittler helps children see the light of science

In Memoriam - Lori Simmons

Biology Graduate student wins top physiology award

Western astronomers key players in new NASA collaborative project

Postdocs seek recognition of unique campus role (pdf excerpt from the Western News)

Galaxy merger mirrors early days of universe

Where have the salmon gone?

Lake Naivasha Sustainability Project returns from the first trip

Malaysian students discover the ‘Western’ world

Variable temperatures leave insects with a frosty reception

Internship experience earns Environmental Science student Suncor Prize

More soil-plant matching recommended

Mentoring Women: Making It Happen

2009 L'Oreal-UNESCO Women in Science Award laureate has a Western connection

Carol Jones to be first ever Assistant Dean for Diversity & Outreach

New profiles added to "A Part of Our History at Western"

Does Gender Matter?- Nature Commentary

Sex, Math and Scientific Achievement - Scientific American

Armour's "Project Catalyst" Takes an Active Role in Adding Women to Science

Western astronomer part of discovery on space dust and black holes

Armour lecture to be keynote of Fall Gathering of Women in Science

A Clean Water Invention Primes the Pump for Activism

What's keeping women out of the labs? - BBC News link
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