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Western celebrates science and community engagement with special space-themed event

September 23, 2016

Science Literacy Week highlights Canada’s outstanding scientists and science communicators from coast-to-coast. The goals are to showcase the excellence and diversity of Canadian science and to show how exciting science…


Weese to lead Mustangs and Campus Rec during transition and search for new director

September 21, 2016

Western University today announced the appointment of Jim Weese to the role of Special Advisor to the Provost with interim responsibility for Sport and Recreation Services (SRS), effective January 1,…


Western student wins major international award for study with autistic children

September 21, 2016

Strengthening parents’ ability to communicate with their autistic children has not only greatly benefited a number of Ontario families but it’s also landed a Western University student a major international…


Panel addresses most pressing questions about medical assistance in dying at public forum

September 19, 2016

With the much-debated assisted-dying bill C-14 now law, Western University is inviting community members to attend a lecture and panel discussion which will address the ethical, legal and health care…

Quigley announces her retirement from a storied career in university athletics

September 15, 2016

Thérèse Quigley, one of the most respected and decorated athletic leaders in all of Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS), announced her retirement today as Western University’s Director of Sports and Recreation…

Western welcomes Alan Alda to Robarts’ Leaders in Innovation Dinner

September 14, 2016

Actor, writer, science advocate, and director are just a few of Alan Alda’s many job titles. On November 10, 2016 he will join scientists, researchers and community members for the…


Western to honour prominent political, academic and business leaders at 308th convocation

September 8, 2016

The Canadian Ambassador to the Netherlands, a past Professor of Poetry at Oxford, a manufacturing industry titan and two world-renowned economists will receive honorary degrees when Western University hosts its…


Local MPs visit Western to celebrate $66 million federal grant for brain research

September 8, 2016

Western University will welcome Peter Fragiskatos, Member of Parliament for London North Centre and Kate Young, Member of Parliament for London West, to campus on Friday, September 9 to celebrate the…


New medical technology from Western drives Precision Proteomics launch

September 7, 2016

TORONTO, Ontario – Precision Proteomics, a pre-clinical stage biotechnology company commercializing a novel precision medicine platform, announced its launch today. The company will focus on accelerating the development of novel…

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Western welcomes students back to London, kicks off O-Week

September 2, 2016

Western University is set to welcome nearly 38,000 students to London in the days ahead as they embark on the 2016 fall term. A full schedule of O-Week activities has…


London researchers warn coffee could adversely affect blood pressure diagnosis and management

August 31, 2016

Researchers in London, Ontario have shown that your morning cup of coffee could be adversely affecting diagnosis and treatment for high blood pressure. The research team from Western University and…


Education experts available for comment on back-to-school anxiety and stress

August 30, 2016

Back-to-school stress affects thousands of students, parents and teachers each year. With one week of summer remaining and school bells across the region about to ring in another school year,…

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Western welcomes new Director of Campus Community Police Service

August 29, 2016

Western University announced the appointment today of Daniel Redmond, as Director of its Campus Community Police Service. Redmond, who recently retired after more than 30 years with the Ontario Provincial…


New study shows traffic noise can affect brain and learning ability in birds

August 26, 2016

An international study led by researchers at Western University’s Advanced Facility for Avian Research (AFAR) has shown that birds living in congested cities are greatly affected by persistent traffic noise…

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