Posts Tagged: NSERC
Rate of earthquakes depends on volume of fluids in hydraulic fracturing operations – but the magnitude of the largest possible events does not
February 8, 2018
New findings published by the high impact journal Science show that the rate in which earthquakes are triggered or induced by fracking depends on the volume of the hydraulic fracturing…
November 24, 2017
When mere seconds of storm warning could mean the difference between harm or safety, two researchers with Western University ties have developed a tornado-prediction method they say could buy as…
Award-winning researcher develops “mini-suitcases” for more effective delivery of drugs, fertilizers
February 7, 2017
Medical researchers are making great strides as they design pharmaceuticals that attack a wide range of diseases. Plant researchers are finding ever more efficient ways to increase crop yields. But…
November 1, 2016
Planetary scientists have learned much about Mars from the various robotic missions that have landed on the Martian surface. However, rovers and landers can only carry a limited set of…
October 16, 2015
Western University geography professor Adam Yates has developed a better way of understanding how actions on land affect life in our waterways. Yates and his colleagues have recently constructed…
May 20, 2015
Researchers at Western University’s Bone and Joint Institute looking to treat and even regenerate soft connective tissues like ligaments and cartilage received a major financial boost today as the interuniversity CONNECT training program was awarded $1.65 million in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) through its Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) initiative.
February 19, 2015
One unravels how young children learn math; the other has helped provide a solution to an impending isotope shortage that threatens medical diagnostics worldwide. Western University’s Daniel Ansari and Michael…
February 13, 2013
Thanks to a funding boost of $4.4 million, the NSERC Canadian Network for Aquatic Ecosystems (CNAES) will play a key role in ensuring well-informed decisions are made when it comes to this country’s wetlands, lakes and rivers.
January 3, 2013
New research from Western University provides brain imaging evidence that students well-versed in very basic single digit arithmetic (5+2=7 or 7-3=4) are better equipped to score higher on the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT).