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Dave AndrewsHuman kinetics professor Dave Andrews works on a laptop in his office. The ergonomics researcher is recruiting participants for a study to determine whether the way people interact with their mobile devices may be hurting them.

Mobile device users required for ergonomics research

An ergonomics researcher is reminding people from around campus who work regularly with cell phones, tablets and laptops that they may be eligible to participate in a research project to determine if the way they interact with their devices may actually be hurting them.

Aaron Fisk and Nigel HusseyAaron Fisk, left, and Nigel Hussey, are two of the authors on a new journal paper which suggests it's time to reconsider standards used to classify organisms in to various categories in the food chain.

New paper challenges scientific beliefs about ecosystems

It’s time for conservation managers and those who do everything from set fishing quotas to establish how endangered and threatened species are listed to completely rethink how we regulate ecosystems, according to a pair of scientists who have authored a paper that challenges how organisms are classified in food webs.

women's basketball teamMembers of the UWindsor women's basketball team are shown here in a file photo from 1963, when they were still known as the 'Lancerettes.'

Female athletes made 'great strides' in 50 years

They’ve come a long way from being called the “Lancerettes.”

In the last 50 years, women student-athletes at the University of Windsor have gone from being “a down-sized version of the real” Lancers to earning legitimacy, respectability, and along the way, a bulging trophy case full of national and provincial championships in basketball, track and field, volleyball and curling.

Alistair MacLeodAlistair MacLeod will be the English department's writer-in-residence for the winter term.

'Literary giant' Alistair MacLeod named writer-in-residence

If you’re an aspiring writer planning on having a manuscript critiqued, it couldn’t hurt to have it looked at by one of the most well-known and highly regarded authors in Canadian literature.

Otis VacratsisOtis Vacratsis is one of several scientists to receive a Golden Jubilee Research award. He'll use it to help better understand the basic science behind the causes of Chacot-Marie-Tooth disease.

Outstanding scientists receive research and infrastructure grants

A better understanding of the basic causes of genetic diseases will be just one of the many outcomes of new research grants in the Faculty of Science.
Betty Barrett and Dana LevinBetty Barrett and Dana Levin analyzed hundreds of hours of World Wrestling Entertainment programming. Their findings are significant given the number of young people who form their ideas about relationships based on the media they consume.

'PG era' wrestling narratives still portray women negatively, researchers find

Despite marketing itself as ‘PG Era’ programming, World Wrestling Entertainment still portrays romantic relationships in which women are weak.