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Grant recipients to explain impact of cancer research funding

Three UWindsor biology professors who have received research grants from the Windsor Cancer Centre Foundation will discuss the impact of this funding in a free public seminar Wednesday.

Top grad credits research environment for opportunities to thrive

Biology grad Christine Madliger (PhD 2016) received the Governor General’s Gold Medal during Uwindsor’s 106th Convocation ceremonies Saturday.

Egg diet no replacement for seals as polar bears battle climate change, study finds

A new study says that switching from eating seals to a lower-calorie diet of eggs won’t save polar bears struggling with climate change.

Cancer researchers to address impact of seed funding

UWindsor professors John Hudson, Lisa Porter and Andrew Swan will present on their cancer research projects Thursday.

Flocking together: history’s largest ornithology conference boasts strong showing for UWindsor

The University of Windsor made a world-class showing of ornithological expertise last week during the North American Ornithological Congress.

Seeing red: student draws attention to difference in salmon coloration

Fisheries magazine is featuring the work of doctoral student Sarah Lehnert.

New staffer wins jackpot along with permanent posting

Christine Côté got a wonderful start to permanent employment with the University of Windsor.

Ground-level lights cause troubling changes in bird migration patterns

A study of nocturnal migration found that 30 times more birds are flying over lighted areas than unlit ones.

Student inventions break down barriers to accessibility

Two UWindsor students are among eight finalists in a province-wide competition focused on removing barriers for people with disabilities.

Biology staffer remembered as treasured colleague

Dorey (D.J.) Lafreniere is recalled by co-workers as someone who always made the day brighter. An administrative/financial clerk in the Department of Biological Sciences, she died March 22. “We loved her and will certainly miss her,” says Nancy Barkley, secretary to the head of the department. “We all work closely together in this department and D.J. always had us laughing and she enjoyed every day to the fullest.… We had a lot of fun.”