Media Releases Archives: March 2015

New Western study reveals exercise further combats cigarette cravings

March 31, 2015

In a new Western study, participants that satisfied cravings using only nicotine lozenges reduced their cravings by 30 per cent while participants that combined nicotine lozenges with exercise reduced cravings by 45 per cent.

Annual salary disclosures from Western

March 27, 2015

In keeping with the Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act, Western University is releasing an annual list of employees whose 2014 income met or exceeded $100,000, as reflected on their T4…

Annual salary disclosure from Western University

March 26, 2015

In keeping with the Public Sector Disclosure Act, Western University is releasing an annual list of employees whose 2012 income met or exceeded $100,000, as reflected on their T4 slips….

Western’s Exercise and Nutrition Symposium talks Lifestyle Choices and Health

March 25, 2015

Western University will host some of the foremost academics and professionals in the area of nutrition and exercise on Saturday, March 28 at the Annual Exercise Nutrition Symposium. Hosted by…

Western to honour renowned academic, artistic, community and business leaders at 305th convocation

March 19, 2015

Sixteen distinguished individuals will receive honorary degrees when Western University hosts its 305th Convocation this spring. The ceremonies, featuring addresses by the honorary degree recipients, are scheduled for the following…

More than 5,000 visitors coming to Western on Saturday for March Break Open House

March 13, 2015

Western University is hosting its annual March Break Open House this weekend, providing future students, their families and friends, an opportunity to meet with award-winning faculty, staff and students and…

Researchers use imaging as a tool to predict outcomes for therapy in cerebral palsy

March 13, 2015

For some children with cerebral palsy, constraint therapy is an extremely effective way to regain movement in a spastic limb. For some children, however, the therapy which involves physically restraining…

Western to celebrate Indigenous culture with inaugural Indigenous Awareness Week

March 12, 2015

Western University will celebrate its inaugural Indigenous Awareness Week from March 16-21 in celebration of local Indigenous culture, art, and scholarship. The week-long event, facilitated by Indigenous Services, which is…

The Walrus Talks brings Canada’s most creative minds to Western University stage

March 9, 2015

Creativity matters. Western University has a long-standing tradition of inspiring creativity and sparking innovation. On Thursday, March 12, Western will celebrate this tradition by partnering with The Walrus to bring…

Western welcomes Susan Aglukark, Wab Kinew as Faculty of Education hosts conference on legacy of Canada’s residential schools

March 6, 2015

The London Area Truth and Reconciliation Committee, in collaboration with local indigenous and non-indigenous educational and community partners, is hosting It Matters to Us: Transforming the Legacy of Residential Schools…