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UWindsor “Brain Coach” Uses Instagram to Take Mental Health to the Masses

 (Windsor, Ontario, June 2, 2021) ­­– Whether on Instagram or in her research, doctoral candidate Nawal Mustafa is trying to improve the mental health of people everywhere. Going by the handle @thebraincoach, Mustafa posts self-help tips on social media. Her Instagram account has 566,000 followers and counting. 

“The idea is this is for everybody,” Mustafa said. “My goal is to normalize talking about mental health and provide resources on how we can improve it when it starts to deteriorate.” 

Microplastic pollution tracking research gets major funding boost

(Windsor, Ontario, June 1, 2021) – UWindsor researchers and institutional partners are tackling microplastics pollution at its source. 

Researchers must solve the mystery of where microplastics originate, as well as how they travel and where they end up, before the major international pollution problem can be curtailed says University of Windsor researcher Jill Crossman.