Congratulations to the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Class of 2018. The School's new alumni officially graduated on June 14 as part of Western University's 311th Convocation.
A transformative experience “Graduate school taught me that it’s not really about me, it’s about what I’m trying to accomplish through my research. That’s what comes first." For Dante Capaldi, MCSlc/PhD'18, graduate school was transformative. The new alumnus reflects on more than four years of research training, achievements and memories.
Reflections and advice for new graduates Congratulations to the trainees who graduated from Western University this month. Marlys Koschinsky, PhD, and Susanne Schmid, PhD, share congratulatory messages, and offer advice to graduates as they enter the next phase in their professional careers.
Research shows eye wrinkles convey sincerity Research led by Dr. Julio Martinez-Trujillo has shown that our brains are pre-wired to perceive wrinkles around the eyes as conveying more intense and more sincere emotions. This eye-wrinkle feature, called the Duchenne marker, occurs across multiple facial expressions.
Social media tools, guidelines and resources Social media tools and guidelines are available on the Communications website, including the process for setting up official accounts, a style guide to help plan and manage your accounts, and resources for faculty and trainees looking to use social media for science communication.
Ideas and innovation at Robarts Partnerships with health technology companies are advancing Robarts Research Institute's innovation mission. "With clinicians, scientists and industry, we're forming an exciting nexus to tackle the greatest health care challenges," says Marlys Koschinsky, PhD, Scientific and Executive Director.
See the Line features new Scientific Workshop - August 15 Calling all concussion researchers, postdocs and trainees. This year, See The Line has expanded to include a Scientific Workshop, featuring presentations and group discussions addressing pressing issues in the animal modelling of concussion.
CANet-funded project helps eliminate syncope hospitalizations Paramedics in Calgary and surrounding areas are now able to increase capacity in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system, thanks to the CANet-funded project, CASMER, Community Alternatives for Syncope Management in the Emergency Room. CANet is housed at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry.
Beyond the Bench From after-work lab outings to conferences to Convocation, take a look at what your peers have been up to in the past month via Twitter. Tweets from Qingping Feng, the McGavin Lab, Jenna Schulz and more.
Celebrating your recent achievements Congratulations to Matthew Berg, David Edgell, Jennifer Mandzia and the AMOSO Opportunities Fund recipients, as well as many others, on your recent accomplishments.
Upcoming events Upcoming events include the Synthetic Biology Symposium 3.0 (July 26), See the Line (August 15 and 16), and Homecoming Weekend (October 19-21).