Science

Working to eradicate invasive species

UWindsor biologist Barbara Zielinski and team. From left to right: Front row: Gillian Hughes, Dr. Barbara Zielinski, Jenna Jones, Kaela Scott, Dr. Michelle Nevett.  Back row: Tina Suntres, Georgette Nader, Gianfranco Grande, Alexandra Zygowska, Karl BoyesUWindsor biologist Barbara Zielinski and team. From left to right: Front row: Gillian Hughes, Dr. Barbara Zielinski, Jenna Jones, Kaela Scott, Dr. Michelle Nevett. Back row: Tina Suntres, Georgette Nader, Gianfranco Grande, Alexandra Zygowska, Karl Boyes.

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

UWindsor to host international computational fluid dynamics conference

Up to 80 experts in fluid dynamics from across Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Iran will meet in Windsor to discuss the latest in research and advancements for the 25th Annual Conference of the Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Society of Canada. UWindsor plays host to the conference June 18 to 20.

“The applications of fluid dynamics are endless because you are talking about fluid flow in and around any space or object,” says Ronald Barron, mathematics professor and chair of the conference organizing committee.

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Motorcyclists wheel in to support fight against prostate cancer

Siyaram Pandey, Preston Harris, Shane Miles, Aldo DiCarlo, Ian France, Chris Houser, Douglas KnealeA donation of more than $43,000 will support research into treatments for prostate cancer. On hand for a cheque presentation Tuesday were (from left): professor Siyaram Pandey; Preston Harris of the Windsor Essex Prostate Cancer Support Group; Shane Miles, Aldo DiCarlo, Ian France of the Windsor-Essex Ride for Dad; dean of science Chris Houser; and provost Douglas Kneale.

A donation of more than $43,000 will support UWindsor research into using natural extracts to treat prostate cancer.

Esteemed scholars honoured for their quality teaching

Judy BornaisNursing professor Judy Bornais is one of two recipients of the Alumni Award for Distinguished Contributions to University Teaching honoured during the University’s 107th Convocation ceremonies.

The Alumni Association conferred teaching awards on professors Jeremey Rawson and Judy Bornais during Convocation.