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Reunion to connect science grads

- Jun 15, 2022

The Faculty of Science invites all science alumni to come and celebrate the 2022 graduates on Saturday, June 25, from 1 to 4 p.m.

The open house-style event is an opportunity to welcome the recent graduates into the alumni family as well as to reconnect with other alumni and tour the newest research facilities.

The festivities will take place in the...

CBC turns camera on student’s shark science

- Jun 14, 2022

From Canada’s southern coast along the Great Lakes, a UWindsor graduate student represents the country’s northern shore in a new series from the CBC Creator Network.

Coastlines dives into the future of Canadian seas and marine life, and the young researchers trying to protect them. 

In a segment called...

Research study wins support from the Breast Cancer Society of Canada

- Jun 13, 2022

A study into chemotherapy treatments for breast cancer aims to assess patient response at the molecular level while informing best practices for consent in clinical trials.

Headed by UWindsor biomedical sciences professor Lisa Porter, the project “Translational Platform to Dissect the Biology of Relapse for Triple Negative Breast Cancer” won support from the Breast Cancer Society of...

Summer conference to take stock of ecosystem approach to environmental stewardship

- Jun 9, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic put planning for the inaugural Ecosystem Approach Conference on hold, but the global event will proceed at the University of Windsor, Aug. 22 to 24, says co-chair Catherine Febria.

“Perhaps now more than ever, there is growing awareness and motivation to secure a more...

Industry experience of new manager to benefit actuarial science programs

- Jun 1, 2022

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is extremely fortunate to have attracted alumnus Tom Grondin (BA 1992) to manage its actuarial science programs, says department head Rick Caron.

Grondin is currently a lecturer in the department and a consultant to the Aegon financial services group. He is a fellow of...

Health research collaboration meeting set for June 10

- May 30, 2022

Do you like to discuss new ideas? Solve problems? Make new connections? Then considering joining the WE-Spark Health Institute for a think tank session Friday, June 10.

The event will feature an overview of three projects:

  • Building International Collaborations to Support Better Health Outcomes in Developing Countries
    Indryas Woldie, Windsor Regional...

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...

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