Media Releases Archives: October 2013

English literature expert available to comment on Alice Munro’s Nobel Prize

October 10, 2013

An English literature expert from Western University believes that Alice Munro, winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize of Literature, should be considered “the most important living practitioner of the short story in the anglophone world.”

Western University congratulates Nobel Prize winner Alice Munro

October 10, 2013

Western University is pleased to congratulate Canadian author Alice Munro on winning the Nobel Prize in Literature for 2013 and being named “a master of the contemporary short story.”

Western researchers partner with London school to reclaim playground

October 7, 2013

Researchers from Western University’s Human Environments Analysis Lab will join students at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Elementary School for a ceremonial sod turning and tree planting.

Western planetary geologist and NASA team for out-of-this-world student experience

October 1, 2013

One of Canada’s top planetary geologists is teaming with NASA to provide an out-of-this-world experience for graduate students all this week, exploring impact craters in northern Ontario.

New research offers potential to advance personalized treatment of neurological disease

October 1, 2013

New research led by Dr. Matthew Hebb of Western University and the Lawson Health Research Institute, has demonstrated for the first time, how small brain biopsies may be used to grow large numbers of cells that could possibly be transplanted back into the patient’s own brain.

2013 Rotman Conference brings big thinkers to Western to discuss Science & Reality

October 1, 2013

Science continues to change how we interact with our environment and each other. From the theoretical to the proven and practical, science is everywhere in our daily lives. But do…