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High schoolers explore science at UWindsor

34 high schoolers from across Windsor-Essex who spent a week in the Faculty of Science for short lectures, fun activities and lab exercises. 

Competition calls for bio innovative solutions

UWindsor’s first Bio Innovative Solutions (BIS) competition is inviting university and college students students to submit problem solving proposals related to biotechnology. 

2015 NSERC Discovery Competition results announced

More than $3.7 in Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) funding was announced yesterday, June 22, to support the work of 23 UWindsor researchers.     

Grade school students explore biology at UWindsor

Harrow’s St. Anthony Catholic School’s sixth and fifth graders explore biology at UWindsor, during an educational field trip June 17.

Passionate teacher honoured for generosity to students

His passion and talents as an educator earned biology professor Dennis Higgs an Alumni Award for Distinguished Contributions to University Teaching during the morning session of Convocation on Tuesday, June 16. A former student says that of the numerous instructors he has had, Dr. Higgs stands out as one of the most unforgettable professors: “He has a teaching style that is like no other.” Dr. Higgs teaches every class as a partnership, with both sides contributing significant effort to the process.

Impact of invasive species in the Great Lakes subject of public lecture

A Science Café public lecture to discuss sea lamprey’s behavior and its devastating impact on fisheries in the Great Lakes, June 17. 

Biology students to share their brain cancer research results at fundraising walk

Brain cancer researchers will join the Windsor Spring Sprint walk, to help raise funds for the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada, and to share their work progress with the public.  

Seminar to explore new methods for manipulating genetics

A seminar Friday will provide information on tools available for researchers exploring the frontiers of synthetic biology.

Working to eradicate invasive species

A UWindsor biologist and students use pheromone research to outsmart the invasive sea lampre, an eel-like fish in the Great Lakes.

Young science enthusiasts to compete on campus

Let’s Talk Science event will challenge 100 elementary students to compete in a science quiz show and design competitions.