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Western to unveil record-breaking campus-wide donation to UnitedWay

January 20, 2012

The University of Western Ontario will announce its record-breaking campus-wide donation to the United Way of London & Middlesex on Monday, January 23.

Western Engineering professor develops sun-tracker for solar collectors

January 18, 2012

As solar farms surface across the countryside at an exponential rate, the push for harvesting greener energy has driven a researcher from The University of Western Ontario to figure out a way to maximize daylight hours.

Sport anti-doping, concrete toboggans and family-friendly films

January 16, 2012

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Western Researchers Lead Two Winning Teams in 2011 Digging intoData Challenge

January 3, 2012

Two teams led by researchers at The University of Western Ontario have won the second-annual Digging into Data Challenge and will use the power of computers to analyse complex information related to mummies and human rights abuses.

Western researchers discover migratory birds burn protein as in-flight water source

September 9, 2011

Researchers from The University of Western Ontario have discovered that migratory songbirds burn their own muscles and organs to provide a water source during long, non-stop flights, which sometimes cover…

Top neuroscientist recruited from Cambridge

May 10, 2010

New Canada Excellence Research Chair Awarded $10 Million London, ON – One of the world’s foremost neuroscientists, Adrian Owen, has been recruited to The University of Western Ontario as a Canada…