I study how repetition impacts our memories. For example, does rereading your notes help you study for a test?

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I overlook the Research and Development (R&D) Department. We develop new flavours of ice creams and novelties. We also work to keep making our existing products even better.

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In April 2016, Let’s Talk Science volunteer Daniel Tarade donated stem cells to help a person who needed a stem cell transplant to survive. Learn what stem cells are, how and why people donate, and what Daniel’s experience was like.

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We have all heard of terrible things that take place inside our stomach when we swallow gum. But is it really that big of a deal if you forget to spit it out?

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I oversee building maintenance and repairs of GN owned buildings in Iqaluit and the As & When Contracts with local Vendors.

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I work on to research projects with groups all around Canada, from my home in rural Nova Scotia. Since I work from a distance, I focus on writing and data analysis and other work that can be done on a computer or over the phone. My area of interest is in rural medical research.

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Did you know that every time you close a door, you’re demonstrating a law of physics? Read on for examples of this law at work.

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Ensure overall quality of parts are sufficient for manufacturing use

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While my job as Chair is more about running a team (i.e., the Department) to be as competitive as possible, my Professor job is about research and education. Much of my time is spent doing basic science (non-human) research into cardiovascular disease, how it develops and how we can fix it. This research takes multiple forms and requires me to bring in a lot of different areas of science. I also teach undergraduate and graduate students at Western about the cardiovascular system.

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My job is definitely very different from your typical day job. Most of my days at work include being outside practicing or playing golf.

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