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2020 News Archive

Virus classification

December 2020
Western Science Speaks S5E9: Classifying New Viruses Within Minutes!
[listen]

Migrating bird

November 2020
Western Science Speaks S5E8: Start Your Engines: The F1 of Bird Migration
[listen]

Shark fin

November 2020
Western Science Speaks S5E7: Sharks Get Lonely Too

[listen]

Ogre faced spider October 2020
This Ogre-Faced Spider Can Hear Prey Through Its Legs
[The Scientist]
PBS Animal Fear Factor October 2020
PBS Broadcast of NOVA "Nature's Fear Factor" features Liana Zanette's work
[Watch trailer]
Western Science Speaks Graham Thompson Lessions from the World's Smallest Monarchy August 2020
Western Science Speaks S5E1: Lessons from the World's Smallest Monarchy
[Listen]
Fenton photo of bats August 2020
Read. Watch. Listen. with Brock Fenton
[Read more]
Jeremy McNewil wind Hellmuth Prize July 2020
Cheryl Forchuk, Jeremy McNeil earn 2020 Hellmuth Prizes
[Read more]
Lambton shores armyworm July 2020
Lambton Shores homeowners hoping for solution to Gypsy Moth infestation
[CBC Radio]
'It's kinda gross': Despite city efforts, gypsy moths bothering Byron residents June 2020
'It's kinda gross': Despite city efforts, gypsy moths bothering Byron residents
[CBC Radio]
Read. Watch. Listen. with Mark A. Bernards June 2020
Read. Watch. Listen. with Mark A. Bernards
[read more]
Scientific American Zanette May 2020
How the Coronavirus Has Changed Animals’ Landscape of Fear
[Scientific American]
Nusha Keyghobadi May 2020
Prof. Nusha Keyghobadi will start a one year term as Acting Biology Chair beginning July 1,2020
[read more]
Prof. Danielle Way May 2020
Prof. Danielle Way wins the 2020 Florence Bucke Science Prize
[read more]
Fruit fky mating May 2020
Fruit fly study unlocks insights into human mating rituals
[read more]
Discovery grants May 2020
Discovery Grants back 75 research projects
[read more]
Murder hornets May 2020
‘Murder hornets’ add bite to bee population worries
[read more] [and more]
Dean Evans winsECR IBIS paper April 2020
Dean Evans awarded 2019 best paper by an Early Career Researcher by the British Ornithologist's Union 
[read more]
Politicians, scientists need to cement strong connections April 2020
Politicians, scientists need to cement strong connections
[read more]
Kathleen Hill April 2020
Machine learning allows for ‘ultra-fast,’ ‘highly accurate’ classification of COVID-19 virus genomes
[read more]
David Smith Faculty Scholar April 2020
David smith is a 2020 Faculty Scholar
[read more]
Natasha Mhatre March 2020
Researchers solve mystery of Tuvan throat singing
[read more]
Western Science Speaks

February 2020
Western Science Speaks S4E11: Can I join? The social behaviour of animals
[listen]

bats and covid February 2020
Coronavirus: Why are bats so often blamed for disease?
[Global News]
Gradcast February 2020
Gradcast Episode #259: Fishie Mercury and a Crazy Little Thing Called Peat
[read more]
Bryan Neff January 2020
Researchers team up for freshwater fish focus
[read more]
Western Science Speaks

January 2020
Western Science Speaks S4E9: Ground Up Perspectives: Projecting the Future of Plants
[listen]