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Gold medals honour academic excellence for science doctoral grads

- Nov 3, 2021

Two science alumnae are UWindsor’s Governor General’s Gold Medallists for academic excellence at the graduate level and will be recognized during Fall Convocation ceremonies Friday, Nov. 5: Yunyun Wu (PhD 2020) in chemistry and Sarah Larocque (PhD 2021) in environmental science.

Dr. Wu completed her doctoral studies in professor Tricia Carmichael’s lab, developing wearable electronic...


Grant recipients to foster student engagement

- Nov 2, 2021

The Centre for Teaching and Learning has announced recipients for its annual Centred on Learning Innovation Fund (CLIF).

The theme for this year’s CLIF grants is inclusive student engagement, which includes such topics as anti-Black racism in curriculum and pedagogy, Indigenization of curriculum and pedagogy, and universal design for learning.

Three groups were...


Physics professor recognized for educational leadership

- Oct 29, 2021

Physics professor Chitra Rangan’s sustained commitment to students has had an impact across the University of Windsor, the Windsor community, and other institutions.

Now that commitment has earned her the Educational Leadership Award, the Office of the Provost and the Centre for Teaching and Learning have...


Newsletter highlights achievement in science

- Oct 28, 2021

Each season, the Faculty of Science creates a newsletter highlighting science achievements — from people to research. The latest edition features award-winning faculty and students, the inaugural research chairs, pertinent COVID research, and more.

Read the Fall 2021 edition of Science Matters.

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Library helps launch Journal of Canadian Baseball

- Oct 26, 2021

Leddy Library is partnering with the Centre for Canadian Baseball Research to launch the Journal of Canadian Baseball, a new publication featuring articles in English and French from community and academic researchers.

“This is a unique opportunity to share the fascinating world of Canadian baseball studies,” says librarian,...


System logs student experience on high-tech equipment

- Oct 25, 2021

Faculty of Science students have the unique opportunity to use high-tech research equipment on UWindsor’s campus. With a new Research Instrumentation Management System called Badger, they can now obtain proof of training and hours logged on these specialized instruments.

“This is an invaluable tool for student to demonstrate experience and proficiency with equipment,” says Chris Houser...


Walk this way: UWindsor researchers developing prototype of diagnostic insole

- Oct 22, 2021

Insoles embedded with tiny sensors may soon diagnose problems with the way you walk.

A team of UWindsor researchers is taking the first steps toward bringing this invention to market. Armed with provisional patents and a difficult-to-obtain, research and development grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), members hope to have a prototype...


Faculty member developing resource to provide hands-on experiences in bioinformatics

- Oct 22, 2021

A seemingly endless stream of big data is pouring out of biological and life sciences research at a rate much faster than it can be analyzed. A UWindsor faculty member is developing a resource to help students take on bioinformatic careers in a field where demand for expertise outweighs the supply.

Zareen Amtul, who teaches core courses in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry’s...


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