Media Releases Archives: August 2015

International study shows ‘less happy’ new parents end up having smaller families

August 6, 2015

A new study by Western University and the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) shows couples who feel ‘less happy’ in the year following the birth of their first child, have a lower probability of having another. The trend is especially strong for mothers and fathers who are well educated and older.

Western researcher says new approach to youth criminal rehabilitation needed

August 4, 2015

Punishment and deterrence are often believed to be the most effective means of reducing youth crime and improving community safety, but Western University psychologist Alan Leschied says the reality is much different.

Western political experts available to speak about federal election

August 4, 2015

With the campaign for the 42nd Canadian federal election underway, the following political experts from Western University are available to speak with the media. Robert (Bob) Andersen, Dean, Faculty of…