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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…

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Western Archives comic collection and alumnus Alan Thicke featured at London Comic Con

August 25, 2016

Rare and valuable selections from the Dr. Eddy Smet Comic Book Collection at Western University Archives will be showcased next month at London Comic Con. The pop culture event runs…

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Western University’s MPH Candidates are helping to shape the health of communities worldwide

August 22, 2016

From influencing health outcomes for people and wildlife in Rwanda to helping to understand the impact of a unique health promotion project in the Irish Prison Service, Western University’s Master…

Golden Globe winning actor Idris Elba headlines the 2016 Leaders in Innovation Dinner

August 16, 2016

Acclaimed actor Idris Elba is the featured guest for the 2016 Leaders in Innovation Dinner, hosted by Western University’s Robarts Research Institute. This year’s dinner celebrates research excellence in the…

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Western researchers examine using sport as a platform to raise awareness of LGBTQ rights

August 11, 2016

Just as the Rio Olympic Committee chose to use a captive global audience to make a statement on climate change during the 2016 opening ceremonies, so too are Western University…

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Western University’s ‘See the Line’ aims to shift the culture around concussion in sport

August 10, 2016

It was the belief that she could shake it off and get back in the game that ended 17-year-old Rowan Stringer’s life. She died after being hit in the head…

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New methodology provides better size estimates of meteorite impact craters

August 5, 2016

Using newly developed methodology, planetary scientists from Western University have re-estimated the diameter of eight well-known impact craters on Earth. The journal Science Advances published an explanation of the new…

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Western University to host See the Line August 10

August 3, 2016

Three years ago, 17 year-old Rowan Stringer’s life was cut short after suffering multiple hits to the head during high school rugby matches. Next week, world-class clinicians and researchers will…

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Human ‘super predator’ more terrifying than bears, wolves and dogs

July 25, 2016

Bears, wolves and other large carnivores are frightening beasts but the fear they inspire in their prey pales in comparison to that caused by the human ‘super predator.’ A new…

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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….

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