Media Releases Archives: October 2015

Western University announces innovative research centre for early childhood development and intervention

October 29, 2015

Western University has taken a significant step towards becoming a global leader in the field of early childhood development research and intervention.

Final three weeks of Mini Medical School investigates the mysteries behind HIV, transplants and sleep apnea

October 29, 2015

Finding a way to treat more than 33 million strains of HIV. The behind-the-scenes story of a 35-year-old medication that made the first liver transplant possible. Investigating technology that can…

Innovation meets commercialization in new competition

October 28, 2015

Medically inducing hypothermia in a patient has been shown to prevent further brain injury following stroke, brain trauma or cardiac arrest but the process also cools the entire body potentially…

Western supports Ontario government’s action plan to eradicate sexual violence and harassment

October 28, 2015

Western University supports the action plan of the Ontario government, introduced today, to eradicate sexual violence and harassment in all its forms, particularly on university campuses. “Western applauds the action…

Western University’s Undergraduate Medical Education program receives full accreditation status for eight years

October 28, 2015

The Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) program at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry has received full accreditation status for eight years. Accreditation is a mandatory external process that…

Western University to announce innovative research centre for early childhood development and intervention

October 27, 2015

Members of the media are invited to attend as Western University announces the formation of a unique research Centre that will help enable the University to become a global leader…

Reducing strokes may prevent the development of dementia

October 27, 2015

A worldwide call to action, spearheaded by Western University researcher Dr. Vladimir Hachinski, is calling for more attention to the link between reducing strokes and preventing dementia. Approximately 747,000 Canadians…

Western University issues notice of weekend bridge closure

October 26, 2015

The London community is advised that from October 31 – November 1, 2015, Western University will close the University Drive bridge across the Thames River to accommodate inspection and assessment…

Western looks ‘back to the future’ at Cronyn Observatory 75th anniversary events

October 21, 2015

As Doc Brown looks back to the future, Western University is preparing for this weekend’s 75th Anniversary celebrations of the Hume Cronyn Memorial Observatory. Named for the late Hume Blake…

Can homelessness be solved? Classes Without Quizzes explores why it’s possible

October 21, 2015

  Western University’s popular complimentary lecture series, Classes Without Quizzes, returns for a new season on October 26, as Abe Oudshoorn, professor of nursing and psychiatry, presents, “Homelessness: A Solvable…