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Enjoy eclipse — and stay safe while viewing it — at Western University campus

August 17, 2017

A much-anticipated solar eclipse will sweep through North America and will also grace the skies over London on Monday, August 21 — and the best gathering place to watch it…

Young entrepreneurs highlight their start-ups during Propel Demo Day at Western

August 15, 2017

What vaults an entrepreneurial idea from great concept to viable business? Often, it’s a potent mix of mentorship, marketing and money. For four months, 17 entrepreneurs with 11 nascent businesses…

Western University hosts See the Line concussion symposium August 16

August 14, 2017

Five-time Olympic medalist Hayley Wickenheiser will join an all-star lineup of athletes including Honorary Chair Eric Lindros, San Jose Sharks Centre Logan Couture and Western’s Women’s hockey assistant coach Kalley…

Too near, or too far? What fruit flies teach us about personal space

August 9, 2017

Most of us have had the experience of backing away when someone has stepped inside the bounds of our personal space. But, until now, little has been understood about the…

New scanning process allows unprecedented look inside live insects

August 8, 2017

Until now, insects have been too wriggly to make good subjects for scientists wanting to understand more about insect innards. But an interdisciplinary team of biologists and imaging specialists from…

Hockey FIT program shows significant improvements for men’s health

August 3, 2017

When Andrew Gill decided to join Hockey Fans in Training (Hockey FIT) pilot program he was struggling with chronic back pain, was having difficulty sleeping and was frustrated with trying…

Mistaken-identity mushrooms: Western researchers re-classify common chanterelle

July 28, 2017

Some discoveries come from the stars —and some grow beneath our feet. Western University professor Greg Thorn has shaken the mycological world with not one but three discoveries about prized…

Western names Schulich Leader Scholars

July 24, 2017

Luke Ingratta and Joy Shah, two of the nation’s highest achieving secondary students, will begin their undergraduate studies at Western this fall as recipients of prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarships. Launched…

Renowned MS researcher awarded the J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine

July 17, 2017

Renowned MS researcher awarded the J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine Western University’s Robarts Research Institute is pleased to announce that V. Wee Yong, PhD, is the recipient of…

Study suggests why seniors have trouble filtering ‘cocktail-party’ noise

July 10, 2017

Older people have difficulty attuning themselves to conversation in a noisy room — even when they’re trying hard to listen – because their brains have a tougher time tracking speech…

Bone anatomy shows one size doesn’t fit both

June 29, 2017

Patient health may be compromised, and health costs higher, when the same kind of stabilizing plate is used in a woman’s forearm as in a man’s after a bone break,…

Brace yourself for Asteroid Day at Western

June 29, 2017

On June 30, you can hold a meteorite in your hand, learn about the thrill and the threat of asteroids and observe the sun through a special solar telescope during…

Simple CT scanning procedure shows measuring blood flow can predict effectiveness of ovarian cancer treatment

June 28, 2017

Technology developed at Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute can provide a new window into whether or not patients are responding to treatment for advanced ovarian cancer. A multi-centre…

Western appoints new Vice-President (Operations & Finance)

June 23, 2017

Western University announced today that Lynn Logan has been appointed Vice-President (Operations & Finance), effective June 22, 2017. Logan joined Western in 2006 and has served as the Associate Vice-President…

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