• In Memoriam – Dr. Godfrey Heathcote

    March 31, 2024
    It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Dr. Godfrey Heathcote in Bayfield, Ontario on March 20, 2024.

  • WPA Poster Workshop

    March 19, 2024
    The WPA held a workshop to teach incoming students the ins and outs of creating a visually engaging and informative poster for scientific conferences. The workshop was led by a senior PhD candidate and the co-president of the WPA, Frederikke Larsen, who walked the students through the most important aspects of a research poster, and shared some tips on how to make the poster more captivating.

  • WPA Bake Sale

    March 18, 2024
    The WPA held a bake sale at the lobby of the Medical Sciences Building to raise money to support future WPA events. Many members contributed to the creation of baked goods for the sale. They sold out well ahead of the planned end time, and raised over $300 toward upcoming events!

  • Western spin-off secures over $2M in seed funding for cancer care robotics system

    March 13, 2024
    A medical technology startup from Western has obtained seed funding of more than $2 million to develop a robotics system for colon cancer treatment.

  • WPA CV and Resume Workshop

    March 11, 2024
    The WPA hosted a seminar to teach students to write effective resumes and cover letters. We welcomed guest speaker David Feeney, a career coach at the Career Education unit of Western Student Experience, who shared some tips and tricks on engaging the reader, formatting the document to be visually pleasing.