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Program addresses active learning in science

- Dec 21, 2022

The Faculty of Science’s initiative PEARLS (Promoters of Experiential and Active, Research-based Learning in Science) continued to promote scholarly science teaching this year with its Mobile Summer Institute on Scientific Teaching (MoSI).

PEARLS, a community of practice for active and experiential learning in science, hosted the week-long program to address challenges of STEM...

Science grads win recognition for academic and community leadership

- Dec 21, 2022

Two former Faculty of Science students were recognized by the Athena Scholarship Program which maintains that by elevating people with potential and solid values, they will be exceptional role models and inspire others to achieve excellence.

The Athena Scholarship Fund Windsor provides scholarships to post-secondary students who excel...

Computer science students demonstrate projects

- Dec 19, 2022

Keen computer science students lined up to pitch their latest programming endeavours to attendees at the 2022 Computer Science Demo Day, Dec. 8.

300 Ouellette Ave. held the event in-person for the first time since the pandemic started. The downtown building houses the Master of Applied Computing (MAC) program.

MAC student Kameswara Peddada was there with his...

Conference gives students insight into science policy

- Dec 16, 2022

Two undergraduate science students got to network with the leaders in science policy at the 2022 Canadian Science Policy Conference in Ottawa, Nov. 16 to 18.

Anumita Jain and Lana Yacoub, both third-year students in the behaviour, cognition, and...

Grad a senior scientist investigating drugs to treat cancer

- Dec 15, 2022

Science alumnus Dennis Ma (BSc 2010, PhD 2016) will start in 2023 with a new role as a senior scientist at Calico Life Sciences, a company focused on longevity, aging, and diseases related to aging.

“I will be focusing on cancer drug discovery and studying cellular mechanisms driving metastasis, the spread of cancers from a primary tumour to...

Industrial partnership yields big gains for Windsor-Essex and University of Windsor

- Dec 12, 2022

An industrial partnership between Proto Manufacturing and the University of Windsor has resulted in the development of a cutting-edge scientific instrument for the discovery of new solid materials.

The system uses X-rays to rapidly test small amounts of materials, such as pharmaceuticals, chemicals, minerals, and nanomaterials. The team, spearheaded by chemistry and biochemistry...

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