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New homes built upon Western research

Engineering professor Greg Kopp discussed a new partnership between Doug Tarry Homes, Western and the Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction that will see the homebuilder incorporate two Western-led research findings into its new construction. [Read More]

MESc Candidate Robert Kuehnen places 2nd at Western's 3MT Final

MESc Candidate, Robert Kuehnen, supervised by Dr. Maged Youssef, placed second in Western University's 3-Minute Thesis Finals on March 21, 2019. How fast can YOU evacuate a burning buliding? [Read More]

Ottawa tornado breaks new ground for WindEEE researchers

Deep in the heart of Ontario’s Tornado Alley, London scientists, at Western's WindEEE Research Institute are using the world’s largest tornado simulator to get a better grip on the damage left by a devastating cluster of twisters that struck the national capital region last fall. [Read More]

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