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2018 News Archive

Black widow spider December 2018
Black widow spiders dial up posture for survival, sex
[read more here] [and here]
Western Science Speaks

November 2018
Western Science Speaks S3E6: Parasitism: The Most Popular Lifestyle Choice on Earth
[listen]

Gradcast October 2018
Gradcast Episode #189: Who Let The Moths Out?
[listen]
Western Science Speaks

October 2018
Western Science Speaks S3E3: Breaking the Code: The Adaptive Capabilities of DNA
[listen]

Leanne Grieves September 2018
Research explores smell’s role in bird mating
[read more]
Gradcast September 2018
Episode #182: Beetlemania
[listen]
Danielle Way September 2018
Western emerging generation among New College
[read more]
Thompson_probiotics_bees_2018 August 2018
Using Probiotics to Boost Bee Immunity Systems
[read more] [CTV video]
Gradcast August 2018
Gradcast Episode #180: Don't Fly So Close to Me
[listen]
Wedstern birds chem research August 2018
The chemical romance of songbird oils
[CBC]
Gradcast August 2018
Episode #177: A Serious Stink
[listen]
Western Science Speaks

June 2018
Western Science Speaks S2E5: The Genetic Basis for Courtship and Mating Behaviour with Amanda Moehring
[listen]

Western Science Speaks

June 2018
Western Science Speaks S2E4: Explore the Revival of Atlantic Salmon in the Great Lake
[listen]

Jackson Kusack May 2018
Jackson Kusack receives 2018 Western Science Graduate Teaching Assistant award for Biology
[read more]
Invertebrate atlas May 2018
A new book from Biology Professor and Staff
[read more]
Western Science Speaks

May 2018
Western Science Speaks S2E3: Genetics and Social Behaviour with Dr Anne Simony
[listen]

Gradcast May 2018
Gradcast Episode #166: The Super Secret Sex Life of Fruit Flies
[listen]
Insect named after Zitani May 2018
Zitani name borne upon tiny wings, again
[read more]
songbird April 2018
Mercury linked to ‘dramatic’ decline of migratory songbirds in North America
[read more]
4999E-winners April 2018
Congratulations to our Biology 4999E Thesis Day Award Winners
[read more]
Leanne Grieves April 2018
NSERC taps two for elite national honours
[read more]
Liana Zanette April 2018
Liana Zanette awarded a Distinguished Research Professorship to study poaching in Africa
[read more]
Sharla Thompson March 2018
Read. Watch. Listen. with Sharla Thompson
[read more]
Western Science Speaks

March 2018
Western Science Speaks S2E2: The Story of Salmon Revival in the Great Lakes with Nicole Zathey
[listen]

3MT recap March 2018
Recap of the 3MT 2018 Biology Entrants
[read more]
Gradcast February 2018
Gradcast Episode #154: Bad Ass Beetles
[listen]
Western Science Speaks

February 2018
Western Science Speaks S2E1: Bird Survival in a Changing Climate
[listen]

Shiva Singh February 2018
Twin study unlocks schizophrenia secrets
[read more]
swallows on fence February 2018
‘Science, Action!’ contest puts research in motion
[read more]
Dr. Shiva Singh January 2018
Western scientists make major schizophrenia discovery studying twins
[read more]