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A toast to anatomical training

A student-run extra-curricular club is providing first and second year medical students at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, with an opportunity to learn anatomy in a relaxed environment, combining education and recreation.

$1.125-million donation to Western key to environmental stewardship

A new donation of $1.125 million by Newalta Corporation will support research and development efforts at Western to discover technologies to protect the environment and create value from perceived wastes generated by industrial sectors such as oil and gas, refining, pulp and paper, mining and manufacturing.

New study shows “undecideds” not impartial

New research by a team of psychologists from Canada, Italy and Switzerland shows that undecideds are not impartial, but instead reveal a preference for information that confirms their gut reactions.

Western astrophysicist uncovers possible secret origin of brown dwarfs

Western University’s Shantanu Basu and University of Vienna’s Eduard Vorobyov present a new model of brown dwarf formation that unites the best parts of existing theories and has far-reaching implications for understanding the population of low mass objects in the universe.

Western neuroscientist wins Grammy award

Jessica Grahn, a neuroscientist at Western University, has been awarded a grant from the GRAMMY Foundation® for her ongoing research in studying how the brain senses and reacts to music.