Episode #173: Exercise and Pregnancy

Hosts Taniya Nagpal and Roger Hudson discuss the importance of exercise before, during and after pregnancy with Western alumnus Dr. Margie Davenport, professor of kinesiology at the University of Alberta. Produced by Chantal Lemire



WUGSOM Part 3: Live! at the Western University Graduate Symposium on Music

In this final installment of the WUGSOM series from 2017, hosts Yimin and Roger speak with Rachel Avery from McGill University in Montreal, and Ryan Blakely from the University of Ottawa on their research projects they've developed over the past few years. Rachel and Ryan each communicated their research in lecture format during WUGSOM 2017.

Episode #172: The Small-Scale SIMS

David Reyes Figuero, a visiting graduate student from Mexico, is here at Western to work with Dr. Mikko Karttunen. Using a computational microscope, they probed the small world of atoms and molecules to investigate how fat molecules float on water. But, they stumbled upon something even more curious that can impact the medical world. 
Hosted by Susan and Nav. 

Episode #171: #UREnough

Taniya and Roger speak to Kinesiology Master's student Kelsey Sick. Kelsey studies the health impact of reducing sedentary behaviour in Type 2 Diabetes patients and she is also the co-founder of a community wellness initiative, UREnough. https://urenough.org Instagram: @UREnoughh Twitter: @UR_Enoughh Facebook: UrEnoughh

Kelsey Sick

Episode #170: Who Cares When We Get Old?

Care giving for the elderly is a hard job. How hard? Nicole Dalmer is looking into it. Nicole Dalmer from FIMS tells Ariel and Roger about her work on elder care, policy and aging in place. 


Producer: Chantal Lemire