Media Releases Archives: September 2014

Western secession expert available to comment on upcoming Scottish referendum

September 11, 2014

With the Scottish referendum just one week away, a leading secession expert from Western University’s Faculty of Social Science is available to media for commentary.   Robert Young, a professor…

London Bug Day boasts cockroach races, edible insects and zoo

September 11, 2014

Western University has teamed with the Entomological Society of Ontario to host London Bug Day on Saturday, September 13 at the Tourism London Information Centre at Westminster Ponds. This mostly…

Celebrated chimpanzee researcher Jane Goodall speaks at Western

September 9, 2014

The event, presented by Docs4GreatApes, is open to the public and all proceeds will support the work of the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada and Docs4GreatApes. Hosted by the Schulich…

Six Western University researchers named fellows of Royal Society of Canada

September 9, 2014

Western University congratulates six new fellows elected to the prestigious Royal Society of Canada today.  The newly elected Fellows were elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding scholarly, scientific…

Western hosts International Observe the Moon Night on Saturday, September 6

September 5, 2014

Western University joins planetary partners from around the globe this Saturday (September 6) in celebrating International Observe the Moon Night. An annual event, led by NASA, the Solar System Exploration…

New Western neuroscientist explores “touchy” subject

September 2, 2014

When you reach into your pocket, you can easily tell a button from a coin. Solving this seemingly simple problem is actually amazingly complicated. The long-held scientific explanation is that…