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Federal funding fuels exploration at the frontiers of discovery

- Sep 21, 2023

Fourteen UWindsor researchers in the faculties of science and engineering have received nearly $2.5 million in 2023 Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery grants.

“Federal funding awarded through the NSERC Discovery program provides critical support to our researchers who are pursuing ground-breaking research at the frontiers of science and...

Tour to launch rooftop garden of native plants

- Sep 20, 2023

Four ecosystems native to our region are represented in plantings atop the Centre for Engineering Innovation, and a launch event Thursday, Sept. 28, will introduce the garden to the campus community.

The project aims to educate, highlight, and provide better access to native species, says Cameron Proctor, an assistant professor in the School of the Environment.

“We envision the...

Sunday festival to open streets and minds

- Sep 15, 2023

The University of Windsor campus will extend across Riverside Drive for a time Sunday, Sept. 17, during the Open Streets Windsor festival.

The annual “paved park” event closes an eight-kilometre route to motor vehicles from Sandwich Towne to Ford City to enable citizens...

Economic research skills valuable in job market: grad

- Sep 15, 2023

Devan Rawlings (BA 2020) says a plethora of career doors opened for him thanks to the solid foundation of economics knowledge he built in the Faculty of Science.

As an undergraduate student, Rawlings earned a double major in economics and political science, with a minor in mathematics. After his bachelor’s studies, he went on to complete a Master of Arts in Economics at the University...

Prof to preside over national group promoting natural health products research

- Sep 14, 2023

UWindsor professor Siyaram Pandey has been elected to the role of president of the Natural Health Products Research Society of Canada (NHPRS).


“I am humbled and excited to be elected as the president,” says Dr. Pandey, chemistry and biochemistry professor.


“I am looking forward to working with NHPRS members to...

Student poses picture of chemistry research

- Sep 13, 2023

Rahaf Hussein found beauty in the degradation of an exposed film of copper and now her photograph of it, which resembles the blue waters and sandy shoreline of a beach, is a finalist in a national photo competition.

The PhD candidate’s photo, titled “Copper Beach,” is one of 20 images in the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s...

Ecologist acclaimed for pioneering contributions to science and society

- Sep 11, 2023

The Royal Society of Canada has elected Christina Semeniuk, an associate professor in the Department of Integrative Biology, to its College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists in recognition of her scholarly achievements.

Dr. Semeniuk, a Faculty of Science Research Chair, is cross-appointed to the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research and director of the Fisheries...

Early birders invited to enjoy guided walk

- Sep 8, 2023

A doctoral student of integrative biology will lead a guided birding walk Saturday, Sept. 9, at Brunet Park in LaSalle.

Sarah Dobney developed a love of birds at a young age and is now pursuing graduate studies in the vocal behaviour of savannah sparrows. She says one of her favourite things about birds is that there is always something new and fascinating to learn.


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