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Fenton named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

November 23, 2015

Western University‘s Brock Fenton has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Selected for his distinguished contributions to animal behaviour, evolution, and animal…


Western’s Board of Governors releases review of governance practices

November 19, 2015

Western University’s Board of Governors today released its Report of the Governance Review Task Force. The Task Force was created by the Board in June 2015 in response to issues…


Centre for Research on Health Equity and Social Inclusion aims to improve health policy and services in London and area

November 19, 2015

Community partners gathered today to launch the Centre for Research on Health Equity and Social Inclusion (CRHESI), a new organization focused on studying the effects of inequality and discrimination to…

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Western expert available for comment on dehumanization of Syrian refugees

November 19, 2015

  In the wake of last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris, discussion continues in Canada regarding the federal government’s plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by year’s end. While national…


Western and London InterCommunity Health Centre to announce new research centre

November 18, 2015

Members of the media are invited to attend as Western University and the London InterCommunity Health Centre announce a new research centre in the field of community healthcare. The new…


London researcher recognized for work in joint replacement

November 17, 2015

Matthew Teeter, PhD, assistant professor, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and researcher at Lawson Health Research Institute, is a winner of the 2015 John Charles Polanyi Prize. The $20,000…

Western expert available for comment on bullying in society

November 16, 2015

With Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week about to launch once again in Ontario, and a growing desire by the general public to understand, address and prevent the effects of bullying,…


Western’s International Week sets sights on world issues

November 16, 2015

  Western University’s International Week 2015 gets underway today providing an opportunity to celebrate Western’s international community, diversity and international collaborations. Running November 16-20, the week’s theme is “U and…

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Western researcher and acclaimed Civil War historian wins major book award

November 13, 2015

The connection between war, society and medicine is and always will be an important and rich field of study for researchers like Shauna Devine. A Visiting Research Fellow at Western…

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Windsor family physician is recognized for extraordinary commitment to community

November 13, 2015

Local Windsor family physician, Dr. Dale Ziter, is being recognized for his extraordinary commitment to his patients and community with the Regional Family Physician of the Year Award, presented by…


London dentist, Dr. Kenneth Wright, receives Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award for forty years of community service

November 11, 2015

Dr. Kenneth Wright, founder of the Dental Outreach Community Service (DOCS) Program at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, received the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award. His Excellency…


Western’s Fall Preview Day provides day of discovery

November 11, 2015

Western University is hosting its annual Fall Preview Day on Sunday, November 15, providing over 10,000 future students, their families and friends, an opportunity to meet faculty, staff and students…


New rapid-test for E. coli 0157 may prevent contaminated food from reaching grocery store shelves

November 10, 2015

Scientists at Western University have developed new technology that has the potential to drastically improve food safety. Dr. Michael Rieder and his team have created a new rapid-test system to…

New program aims to develop next generation of medical device leaders and innovators

November 9, 2015

Following a well-established blueprint for success, Western University has established the Western Medical Innovation Fellowship program – a new endeavour that immerses highly talented young scientists, engineers, and clinicians in…

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