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Lunchtime lecture to weigh risks and benefits of exercise for diabetics

High-intensity aerobic exercise affords the greatest cardiovascular protection but lends the greatest risk of hypoglycemia development for people with Type 1 diabetes.

Jamie Melling, a kinesiology professor at Western University, will explore his work to develop sustainable chronic exercise programs for these diabetic patients in a free lecture entitled “Exercising with Type 1 Diabetes:  Do the Benefits Outweigh the Risks?”

graphic of brain showing biofeedbackThe founder of UWindsor’s psychology clinical training program will discuss the future of the field in a colloquium January 11.

Clinical psychology subject of Thursday colloquium

The founder of UWindsor’s psychology clinical training program will discuss the future of the field in a colloquium January 11.

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UWindsor professor Dr. Aaron Fisk received $15.9 million in funding for the Real-time Aquatic Ecosystem Observation Network.UWindsor professor Dr. Aaron Fisk received $15.9 million in funding for the Real-time Aquatic Ecosystem Observation Network.

UWindsor researcher champions collaborative freshwater research project

The Great Lakes will have a network of well-equipped guardians thanks to a plan hatched by a UWindsor researcher with funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation and Ontario’s Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science and Ministry of Economic Development and Growth.

Aaron Fisk and his nine collaborators will receive $15.9 million for the Real-time Aquatic Ecosystem Observation Network (RAEON), a collaborative research project which will provide infrastructure and data management for Canadian scientists to carry-out cutting-edge research on freshwater ecosystems.

Nadia Azar, UWindsor Kinesiology Associate Professor, is studying the biomechanics and muscle activation patterns of drummers.Nadia Azar, UWindsor Kinesiology Associate Professor, is studying the biomechanics and muscle activation patterns of drummers.

Breaking down the beat: Studying the biomechanics of drummers

Nadia Azar enjoys concerts differently than you and me.

Packed into a music venue, swaying with the crowd, Dr. Azar narrows her focus on the musician at the back of the stage.

“What you’re supposed to be thinking about when you’re at a rock concert is what’s going on with the drummer’s back muscles, right?” Azar joked.

Azar, an Associate Professor of Kinesiology at the University of Windsor, has launched a study into the biomechanics and muscle activation patterns of drummers.

Lecture to discuss activist practice in Detroit

UWindsor alumnus Grant Yocom, a special lecturer in philosophy at Michigan’s Oakland University, will discuss his research on urban social theory in the free public presentation “Here we live, here we shall live: Nietzsche, projective history and activist practice in Detroit,” at 4 p.m. Wednesday, December 6, in the University Club Vanier Hall.

Dr. Yocom has worked with community organizations and artist collectives on both sides of the border and currently serves on the executive board of the Windsor Philosophical Arts Association.

Tongzhe LiPublic resistance can scupper plans to use recycled wastewater to conserve freshwater, says economics professor Tongzhe Li.

Economist to probe resistance to water recycling

Public resistance can scupper plans to use recycled wastewater to conserve freshwater, says economics professor Tongzhe Li.

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