There’s no better time to visit Western University than during Homecoming Weekend. With a number of special events on the go from concerts and lectures to the traditional football game and, of course, the annual Dean’s Gala, you will have the opportunity catch up with your classmates and experience the best that the University has to offer, all while you relive your story.
Taking science out of the box Bonnie Schmidt, PhD'93, founder and president of Let's Talk Science, is committed to making science education accessible — not elitist. Her goal is to inspire futures and share science with people of all ages.
Putting heart into a career of transplantation Dr. Neil McKenzie, 2015 recipient of the Dean's Lifetime Achievement Award, reflects on his career highlights so far, including the completion of the first successful heart transplant in Canada.
Changing the channel on gender identity "This is a great media moment," said Ayden Scheim, PhD Candidate in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Scheim's research focuses on factors impacting the transgender community — from HIV risk to the impact of social exclusion.
A sense of invention After filing his 51st patent, Aaron Fenster, PhD, reflects on the innovation and groundbreaking imaging technology that has come out of his lab at Robarts Research Institute.
Congratulating the graduating classes of 2015 Family, friends and faculty members gathered at Alumni Hall in May and June to celebrate more than 650 students graduating at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry's Convocation ceremonies.
Q&A with OMA President Dr. Michael Toth Dr. Toth sat down with us to discuss his new role, the goals he would like to accomplish during his term, and why he enjoys his involvement with the Association.
Western establishes The Bone and Joint Institute Western University has taken another bold step toward positioning itself as a global leader in research and innovation in musculoskeletal (MSK) health by establishing The Bone and Joint Institute.
London Health Science Centre launches major overhaul for emergency Emergency departments at London Health Sciences Centre are getting a makeover so the hospital can roll out a new way of providing treatment in the fall, changes that officials promise will mean every patient will be seen by a team that includes a doctor within 30 minutes.
The art of remembrance: Francis Chan Humanitarian Award The black lab’s deep brown eyes stare out at Dani Cadieux as she moves her paintbrush gently across the canvas. The animal, Jet, is her painting’s heart and soul, capturing the loyal companion of Dr. Francis Chan. Commissioned for the Francis Chan Humanitarian Award, Cadieux’s painting honours the memory and legacy of Dr. Chan.
Transplant patients could benefit from unexpected source Patrick Luke, a professor in the Department of Surgery, and his team have found that a colourless, odourless and toxic gas to humans may hold a rather counter-intuitive key to extending the lives of kidney transplant recipients.