Hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts Ride For Dad: ‘It’s a great cause’

They call it the Ride for Dad for a reason Motorcycle enthusiasts of all ages hit the open road in Windsor and Essex County Sunday to honour fathers who died of prostate cancer or just to spend some quality time with fathers still living. More than 500 riders departed from the Riverfront Festival Plaza at […]

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Researcher seeks 20 women for breast cancer study

What do women who work at the Ambassador Bridge understand about their risk of getting breast cancer? Jane McArthur, a University of Windsor PhD candidate, wants to find about 20 women who have worked or are currently working in a bridge-related job in customs or at the duty-free shop for her sociology research study. “If […]

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Three cancer research projects earn Seeds4Hope grants

Developing a cancer vaccine, devising more effective treatments for brain cancer and finding the causes of colorectal cancer in young patients are the three award-winning local research projects for the Seeds4Hope grant program. The three project leaders, Dr. Swati Kulkarni, Dr. Sabeena Misra and Dr. John Trant, were announced as the 2018 winners at the […]

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Reception to fête research excellence

A reception Tuesday, March 20, will celebrate the accomplishments of UWindsor researchers — faculty, staff and students. President Alan Wildeman and K.W. Michael Siu, vice-president, research and innovation, will confer the UWindsor Awards for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity during the event, which begins at 4:30 p.m. in the CAW Student Centre’s Alumni […]

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Science professors honoured with Early Researcher Awards

Two University of Windsor professors are among this year’s recipients of the Early Researcher Awards, a provincial program that helps institutions build research teams. Biology professor Phillip Karpowicz and Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research professor Christina Semeniuk were both awarded $150,000 over five years from the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science. “The Faculty […]

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Project to explore control of cell growth by 24-hour timing

The human body constantly cycles through 24-hour changes in what is called the circadian rhythm, which dictates sleep patterns and wakefulness — and deep down at the cellular level, it tells stem cells when to grow and divide. Biology professor Phillip Karpowicz’s new project is looking at how this occurs, and whether it can affect […]

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