Media Releases Archives: January 2014

Schulich Dentistry opens unique operating suite for special needs patients

January 14, 2014

Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry has become the first dental school in North America to be equipped with a general anaesthetic (GA) suite allowing the School’s dental…

New study from Western University shows alcohol affects vision by 30 per cent

January 14, 2014

Using a 144-year old optical illusion, researchers from Western University have determined that drinking the legal limit of alcohol impairs some aspects of vision by 30 per cent. In findings…

Western delivers next generation of economics education with new graduate program

January 13, 2014

The strength of Western University’s Department of Economics program is clearly demonstrated by the awesome array of alumni leading and driving the world’s money markets and financial districts. For example,…

TIME CHANGE: Unique dental suite opens at Schulich Dentistry on January 14

January 10, 2014

What: Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry announces a new era in dental training and patient care, with the official opening of its general anaesthetic (GA) suite, the…

Research reveals new therapeutic targets for Huntington’s and Parkinson’s disease

January 8, 2014

Research from Western University (London, Canada) has revealed a possible new target for treating movement disorders such as Huntington’s disease (HD) and Parkinson’s disease. Stephen Ferguson, PhD, a scientist at…

Western researcher leads NASA probe of weather on brown dwarfs

January 7, 2014

Western University’s Stanimir Metchev is principal investigator of new findings on brown dwarfs, which were presented at a news conference today at the 223rd annual meeting of the American Astronomical…

Western cancels classes for Monday night and Tuesday

January 6, 2014

Due to unprecedented and dangerous wind chill temperatures and blowing snow being forecast, Western University is cancelling classes for Monday evening and Tuesday.  The University will remain open and continue…