Media Releases Archives: March 2014

Western students to be honoured at Indigenous graduation event

March 31, 2014

Western University will celebrate the success of its Indigenous students Tuesday (April 1) at a special ceremony featuring a traditional opening and closing, musical performances and a number of special…

Research provides new insight into rural versus urban causes of childhood concussion

March 31, 2014

Researchers at Western University have found youth living in rural areas are more likely to sustain concussions from injuries involving motorized vehicles such as all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes, whereas…

Bringing space to life on Earth: Two planetary scientists among four new Chairs at Western

March 28, 2014

London, ON – Call it a new era in the space race. With Canadian interest in space at an all-time high following Chris Hadfield’s leadership of the International Space Station,…

Annual Salary Disclosures from Western

March 28, 2014

In keeping with the Public Sector Disclosure Act, Western University is releasing an annual list of employees whose 2013 income met or exceeded $100,000, as reflected on their T4 slips….

Western’s TIES 2.0 symposium explores technology’s role in education

March 25, 2014

Western’s Technology in Education Symposium (TIES 2.0) is back on March 27-28, bringing together faculty, staff and students to learn about the latest in instructional technology. TIES 2.0: Engaging the…

Western President among finalists for RBC Top 25 immigrants in Canada honour

March 25, 2014

Western University President Amit Chakma has been chosen as a finalist for the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award for 2014. The annual awards, given out by Canadian Immigrant Magazine…

Trudeau Lecture at Western explores The Individualization of War

March 24, 2014

Jennifer Welsh, professor of international relations at the University of Oxford, will present a Trudeau Lecture titled, The Individualization of War: Protection, Liability and Accountability on March 25 at 5:00p.m….

Western University astronomers seeking meteorites that may have crashed near St. Thomas, Ontario

March 20, 2014

Researchers from Western University have released footage of a basketball-sized meteor that was almost as bright as the full moon. The meteor lit up the skies of southwestern Ontario earlier…

Western to honour international players at 303rd convocation

March 20, 2014

Fourteen distinguished individuals will receive honorary degrees when Western University hosts its 303rd Convocation this June. The ceremonies, featuring convocation addresses by the honorary degree recipients, are scheduled for the…

Western hosts International Math Kangaroo Contest for students in grades 1-12

March 20, 2014

Western University’s Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences is hosting the London edition of the 2014 International Math Kangaroo Contest, a game-styled math contest for students from grade one to…