Media Releases Archives: June 2014

Western Research Parks ranked in Top 25 University Business Incubators in the world

June 26, 2014

Western University’s Research Parks have been ranked 22nd in the world by Swedish research company UBI Index in its Global Top 25 University Business Incubators 2014. Western Research Parks performed…

Western President and three alumni among winners of 2014 RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards

June 24, 2014

Western University President Amit Chakma, along with three Western alumni, are recipients of the RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award for 2014. Given out annually since 2009 by Canadian Immigrant…

Western to open new research facility to support London’s Advanced Manufacturers

June 20, 2014

Western University will officially open the new Collider Centre for Technology Commercialization (Collider) on Monday, June 23 at 11:00am. The Honourable Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic…

Game-changing HIV/AIDS researcher coming home to Western University

June 19, 2014

With a belief that curing HIV/AIDS is an achievable goal, one of the most important researchers studying the deadly disease in the world today is coming to Western University.

Windsor’s Medical Arts Building officially opens for medical residents

June 16, 2014

The welcome mat has been outside the door of Windsor’s historic Medical Arts Building since last summer, and on Wednesday, June 18, the beautifully renovated building will be officially opened. …

Western student wins top prize at national 3-Minute Thesis competition

June 16, 2014

Western University biochemical engineering student Joseph Donohue has won the top prize at Canada’s National 3-Minute Thesis competition (3MT), a research communication competition where graduate students have three minutes or…

Western’s rising enrolment numbers for 2014 buck provincial trend

June 12, 2014

First-year university enrolment projections for the 2014 academic year released today demonstrate that a growing number of top students are attracted by the exceptional learning experience provided by Western University….

Tougher penalties credited for fewer casualties among young male drivers

June 6, 2014

700 fewer injuries and fatalities a year reported among 16-24 year olds   A new study out of Western University has found a significant decline in speeding-related fatalities and injuries…

Western to host sneak peek of WindEEE Dome, world’s first 3D wind testing chamber

June 5, 2014

Western University is home to the world’s first three-dimensional wind testing chamber – the WindEEE (Wind Engineering, Energy and Environment) Dome – which allows scientists to address important scientific, economic…

Western launches career advancement resource for alumni

June 3, 2014

Western University has launched a new career initiative to support ongoing alumni career success. Western’s Alumni Career Management provides both online and in-person career development events and opportunities. “Western’s commitment…