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Research with impact in London nets almost $30 million in funding

July 22, 2016

From developing state-of-the-art techniques in order to image bones and joints while in motion, to helping more people receive a kidney transplant, researchers in London are working on projects that…

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Renowned asthma researchers awarded the J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine

July 14, 2016

According to the Asthma Society of Canada, more than 2.5 million Canadians currently suffer from asthma, and asthma attacks are responsible for the largest number of childhood hospitalizations and lost…

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Of Mines and Minds: New Industrial Research Chairs Making Canadian Business More Competitive

July 11, 2016

Two Western University researchers have partnered with companies in the mining and medical device sectors to help make them more competitive. It’s a move that comes with assistance from a…

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Western University experts available for comment on Olympic athlete injuries

July 7, 2016

In what he has said will be his last Olympic Games, Usain Bolt’s goal of repeating his three gold medal-winning performances from each of the previous two Olympic Games may…

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Research identifies unique needs of youth in the mental health treatment process

July 5, 2016

The importance of youth-focused mental health programs in our communities has come sharply into focus over the last several months after the recent cluster of youth suicides in Woodstock, Ontario….

Traffic Advisory: Road closure on Western Campus

June 30, 2016

Commuters in the City of London that use roadways at Western University are being advised of an upcoming construction project that will be disrupting normal traffic flow for a significant…

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Western prepares for major impacts on Asteroid Day

June 29, 2016

Western University’s Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration (CPSX), in collaboration with the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Department of Earth Sciences, is hosting a special Asteroid Day event…

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VIDEO COMMENTARY: Olympic Games expert available to speak to media about Rio 2016

June 28, 2016

The director of Western University’s International Centre for Olympic Studies (ICOS) is available to discuss socio-cultural issues such as politics, commercialism, doping, equity, and governance of the Olympic Games, as…

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Schulich Leader Scholarships awarded to future Western students

June 23, 2016

This fall, four high-achieving students will begin their undergraduate degrees at Western as recipients of the Schulich Leader Scholarships, a prestigious award given to 50 select students pursuing studies in…

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Understanding how chemical changes in the brain affect Alzheimer’s disease

June 22, 2016

A new study from Western University is helping to explain why the long-term use of common anticholinergic drugs used to treat conditions like allergies and overactive bladder lead to an…

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Wearable technology allows researchers to study ‘real-time’ head impacts in soccer

June 20, 2016

The impact of concussions in sport are no longer a secret. Recent high-profile lawsuits brought against the National Football League and National Hockey Leagues by former players have brought international…

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American politics expert says Canada must get ready for Trump presidency

June 15, 2016

Recognized as one of Canada’s leading experts in American politics, US foreign policy, interest groups and think tanks, Donald Abelson says, “Donald Trump is rude, offensive, obnoxious, and according to…

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Researchers discover why stress leads to increased seizures in epilepsy patients

June 14, 2016

For epilepsy patients, stress and anxiety can exacerbate their condition; increasing the frequency and severity of seizures. Until now, it was unclear why this happened and what could be done…

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Kevin Newman and Karina LeBlanc explore ‘destiny’ at Western’s Walrus Talks event

June 14, 2016

Award-winning journalist Kevin Newman and Canadian Olympic bronze medalist Karina LeBlanc headline a special event this week at Western University, which is part of the Walrus Foundation’s educational mandate to…

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