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Ideas to enhance accessibility earn recognition for students

- Mar 31, 2023

Positive change can start with a simple idea.

Students took their ideas to solve accessibility-related barriers and competed in the 2023 Innovative Designs for enhancing Accessibility (IDeA) student competition, in February. The winners were formally awarded at UWindsor’s Accessibility Awareness Day Events on March...

Partnership to provide cybersecurity skills to computer science students

- Mar 28, 2023

A partnership between the School of Computer Science and Sterling Information Technologies will provide graduate and undergraduate students with a comprehensive introduction to cybersecurity: access to the latest technology, software, and solutions, as well as real-world, hands-on experience through an immersive learning environment.


Bake sale Monday to raise funds for earthquake relief in Turkey and Syria

- Mar 24, 2023

In response to the recent earthquake that ravaged parts of Turkey and Syria, science students are raising funds for earthquake relief with a bake sale on Monday, March 27.

Irem Simsek is part of the team leading the fundraising event. Originally from Adana, Turkey, she is a Master’s student in the lab of associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, John Trant.

“Cities no...

UWindsor experience opens doors for physics grad

- Mar 23, 2023

Melissa Valdez (BSc 2015) says her UWindsor physics degree gave her the confidence to explore various career paths, and she cannot wait to see what other opportunities await.

Following completion of her undergraduate degree in physics with a minor in computer science, Valdez entered master’s study at York University where she got to work on a...

University of Windsor partners in pandemic peparedness research hub

- Mar 15, 2023

The University of Windsor is a major partner in one of five new federal research hubs set to enhance Canada’s biomanufacturing capacity and preparedness for future pandemics.

A multidisciplinary group of UWindsor researchers will contribute by extending their research expertise and taking advantage of the unique cross-border location of the Windsor-Essex region to boost the development...

Surprise discovery opens line of inquiry in liver cancer

- Mar 7, 2023

University of Windsor researchers have been awarded $750,000 by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to determine how a protein changes cell biology, fat accumulation in the liver, and how this can lead to liver cancer.

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, the most common liver condition in the developed world, is estimated to affect nearly one quarter of the population of...

Panel shows leadership from women in science

- Feb 17, 2023

Students got a lesson in leadership from successful women scientists on Friday, Feb. 9.

In honour of the International Day for Women and Girls in Science, the Faculty of Science’s Women in Science (WinS) held a panel discussion on...

Lab supports local vintner and distillery industries

- Feb 14, 2023

People filled the Essex Centre of Research (CORe) atrium in celebration Friday, Feb. 10, as the Faculty of Science officially opened its Wine and Spirits Lab.

Housed in Essex Hall, the lab will provide laboratory analytical services to industry while creating authentic work-integrated experiences for students through on-campus internships.

“We are the only university in Ontario...

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