September, 2011

Librarians and archivists ratify collective agreement

Friday, September 23, 2011

Unionized librarians and archivists at The University of Western Ontario (UWOFA-LA) have ratified a new collective agreement. … (Read More)

Postdoctoral Research Day slated

Friday, September 23, 2011

Postdoctoral scholars at The University of Western Ontario are invited to participate in the first Postdoctoral Research Day, showcasing the breadth and depth of the research done by postdocs at Western. This event will be held Tuesday, Sept. 27 in t … (Read More)

Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences inducted

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Congratulations to our newly inducted Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences: Dr. Jack Bend, Dr. Aaron Fenster and Dr. David Hill. Dr. Quim Madrenas was also elected while at Western. Fellows are elected based on their demonstrated … (Read More)

Stress receptor found to stimulate growth and migration of breast cancer cells

Monday, September 19, 2011

It's a common belief that there is a link between chronic stress and an increased risk of cancer. In new research published online by the International Journal of Cancer, scientists at The University of Western Ontario have taken a step toward … (Read More)

Labour negotiations resume

Thursday, September 15, 2011

The University of Western Ontario and University of Western Ontario Faculty Association-Librarians and Archivists (UWOFA-LA) have agreed to resume negotiations. The first meeting is scheduled for this afternoon. Both parties have agreed to a news … (Read More)

Western -academic sponsor for MICCAI conference

Thursday, September 15, 2011

More than 1,000 of the world's leading biomedical imaging scientists will gather in Toronto, Canada for the MICCAI (Medical Image Computing and Computer -Assisted Intervention) annual conference to explore the latest developments in medical im … (Read More)

Windsor Program student aspires to cut ICU pneumonia rates

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Fawad Ahmed spent the summer researching cases of ventilator associated pneumonia and the steps taken to prevent the spread of the infection. He hopes his research will help reduce the number of cases diagnosed across Canada. … (Read More)

CFI provides $2.1 million for research

Friday, September 2, 2011

Schulich's Gilles Lajoie, David Litchfield and Shawn Li are among eight Western researchers to share $2.1 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation. … (Read More)