Clear communication on research subject of presentation

Communication skills are essential to helping others understand what research is and how it impacts on day-to-day lives. A presentation Tuesday, Oct. 22, is intended to help UWindsor researchers develop those skills. Allison Johnson, communications manager for Windsor Regional Hospital, will deliver “Ethical, Legal, and Moral Considerations in Message and Talking to the Press,” at […]

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Play For a Cure scores big victory for cancer research

An inaugural fundraiser for cancer research in Windsor-Essex far exceeded expectations. Jeff Casey, a cancer survivor and director of the Play For a Cure hockey tournament, announced Wednesday that nearly $285,000 from the tournament. “That is an awesome amount and it tells me that our community cares about cancer research,” said Casey. Part of the […]

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Caesars Windsor concerts to benefit Windsor Cancer Research Group

Caesars Windsor’s Concerts for a Cure campaign will help get a more than $100,000 imaging machine back in use for local cancer research. Caesars Windsor kicked off its seventh annual campaign Tuesday at the University of Windsor by announcing the Windsor Cancer Research Group will receive some of the funds from October and November Colosseum […]

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Chemistry professor wins provincial Early Researcher Award

The province has identified UWindsor chemistry professor John Trant as a rising star in the world of biomedical research, awarding him a five-year grant to explore the crossroads of chemistry, materials science, and molecular biology. Dr. Trant has been awarded $100,000 from the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation, and Trade’s Early Researcher Award program. […]

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How do cancer patients help future cancer patients? This is Ron’s story

The Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Network launches new pilot project at Windsor Regional Hospital to help patients understand their treatment options and access current clinical studies In early 2012, Ron Truant, the former Board Chair of Windsor Regional Hospital (WRH), became a patient when he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Facing a disease with a […]

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Cancer drug research earns student access to experimental instrument

Scientists around the world compete for the coveted opportunity to use the neutron spin echo spectrometer at NIST, the National Institute of Standards and Technology Centre for Neutron Research in the United States. For UWindsor’s Brett Rickeard, getting to perform experiments using the instrument is becoming an annual occurrence. The graduate student in professor Drew […]

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