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Anthropology professor to help train forensic scientists in Brazil

- May 26, 2022

Canada is sending a UWindsor professor to Brazil to help forensic scientists there identify the remains of people murdered during the country’s dictatorship.

Forensic anthropologist John Albanese will be visiting the Laboratory of Archaeological Studies at the Federal University of São Paulo this fall to resume work on projects interrupted by pandemic travel restrictions. He will be...


Research in non-destructive testing earns plaudits for students

- May 26, 2022

Automakers could improve the quality of their welds by applying artificial intelligence to ultrasound analysis, according to a paper produced by a team from the Institute for Diagnostic Imaging Research.

The work earned lead author Vlad Tusinean kudos at the conference of the Canadian Institute for Non-Destructive Evaluation, held last week in Windsor.

Tusinean, a master’s...


Student researchers win national funding to create human tissue models

- May 25, 2022

Two graduate students are trying to solve medical mysteries by using the latest in animal-free testing technologies.

Omotayo Gbadamosi (BSc 2021) and Jessica Szawara (BSc 2021) each received a Canadian Institute of Health Research Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master’s Program for their health research proposals. They are using a 3D bioprinter to create miniature versions of human...


Awards to support student summer research projects

- May 18, 2022

The inaugural winners of the Economics Summer Research Awards will receive hands-on experience, “Learning by Doing” under the supervision of a professor, says economics department head Sang-Chul Suh.

“In addition to an in-depth learning on a selected topic, it also gives students an opportunity to connect with a professor,” he says. “Building close connections with professors will help...


Researcher seeking safe storage sites for nuclear waste

- May 6, 2022

Ihsan Al-Aasm wants to protect the health of Canadians and their environment for generations to come. The UWindsor geologist is using his expertise in geochemistry and petrology of sedimentary rocks to help find a safe site for long-term radioactive waste storage.

Canada is embarking on a project, led by the...


Study-abroad courses offer unique learning opportunities in Costa Rica and Iceland

- May 5, 2022

After two years of delays and cancelled trips, students from the faculties of science and arts, humanities, and social science are once again able to study abroad in Costa Rica and Iceland this summer.

These for-credit experiences are supported through the Universities Canada Global Mobility funding for the Go Global STEPS and iWill Go Global programs, in addition to generous support...


Research team to develop sensors to aid transition to green energy sources

- May 3, 2022

Three UWindsor researchers are joining forces to help Canada transition from fossil fuels to cleaner energy sources. They are developing sensing equipment that will enhance how dihydrogen gas is stored and transported.

Chemistry professors Marcus Drover, Simon Rondeau-Gagné, and Bulent Mutus received a $366,400 NSERC Alliance Missions grant for their two-year proposal, “Strengthening...


Masterclass to explore use of music to express scientific concepts

- May 2, 2022

The faculties of science and engineering are offering students a chance to learn how to express relevant scientific concepts through creating sound in a SMArt Communications Masterclass called “Tune into STEM through Music and Sound.”

The four-part, hands-on online workshop is open to UWindsor undergraduate and graduate students and will be instructed by Nicholas Papador, associate...


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