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December, 2008 Articles

Western''s next president dynamic leader

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

The new president of The University of Western Ontario is a dynamic and gifted academic leader committed to taking Western to the next level in terms of internationally recognized excellence in research and education. Amit Chakma … (Read More)

Research funding web page launched

Monday, December 22, 2008

A new web page developed by the University of Western Ontario Research Development & Services brings researchers a short click away from accessing critical funding. … (Read More)

Learn the ABCs of medical science

Monday, December 22, 2008

The popular Cafe Scientifique public lecture series begins Jan. 7 with a "magnetic mystery tour" of the human body and an exploration of MRIs. … (Read More)

New technology aims to reduce maternal and neonatal death

Thursday, December 18, 2008

A new technology that could help screen pregnant women at risk of developing preeclampsia has been developed by scientists at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and the Lawson Health Research Institute. … (Read More)

Deal reached with power plant employees

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

The University of Western Ontario has reached a tentative agreement with the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 772 avoiding a possible labour disruption at Western and University Hospital. … (Read More)

Four Schulich scientists share in $1.3 million from CFI

Monday, December 15, 2008

Dr. Douglas Hamilton, Dr. Joan Knoll, Dr. Timothy Regnault and Dr. Samuel Siu are among the five researchers at Western to receive new funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI). … (Read More)

Dr. Ken Harris appointed Education Director for Royal College

Friday, December 12, 2008

Dr. Ken Harris, professor of Surgery and former Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education, has been appointed as Director of Education for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. … (Read More)

United Way Campaign - still time to give

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Pledges received as of Dec 4th - $60,707 Number of donors - 117 (7% of all staff and faculty at Schulich and Robarts). Thanks to those who have supported the campaign to date. There is still time to give. PLEASE send your pledge today. … (Read More)

Power Plant employees in strike position Dec. 16

Thursday, December 11, 2008

The University of Western Ontario and campus Power Plant workers are scheduled to return to the bargaining table Dec. 15. … (Read More)

Meds 2011 calendar for sale

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Help support the 2011 class charity - Sleeping Children Around the World! This calendar features photos taken by the 2011 medical class. They are $15 each or $25 for 2. Email Elise edalton2011@meds.uwo.ca to order. Calendars will be delivered by Dece … (Read More)

Western helps form neuroscience initiative

Monday, December 1, 2008

The Canadian Action and Perception Network (CAPnet), a major neuroscience research initiative, has been established by The University of Western Ontario, York University and Queen's University. … (Read More)

Medical students support Give a Day to World AIDS

Monday, December 1, 2008

Schulich medical students are throwing their energy behind the Give a Day to World AIDS campaign developed by Western graduate Dr. Jane Philpott (MD'84). … (Read More)