Media Releases Archives: November 2015

Western and London InterCommunity Health Centre to announce new research centre

November 18, 2015

Members of the media are invited to attend as Western University and the London InterCommunity Health Centre announce a new research centre in the field of community healthcare. The new…

London researcher recognized for work in joint replacement

November 17, 2015

Matthew Teeter, PhD, assistant professor, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and researcher at Lawson Health Research Institute, is a winner of the 2015 John Charles Polanyi Prize. The $20,000…

Western expert available for comment on bullying in society

November 16, 2015

With Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week about to launch once again in Ontario, and a growing desire by the general public to understand, address and prevent the effects of bullying,…

Western’s International Week sets sights on world issues

November 16, 2015

  Western University’s International Week 2015 gets underway today providing an opportunity to celebrate Western’s international community, diversity and international collaborations. Running November 16-20, the week’s theme is “U and…

Western students ‘heading’ to Mars with Canadian Space Agency as part of simulation

November 13, 2015

With NASA now actively seeking astronauts to head to Mars, the next generation of planetary space explorers is preparing to explore the red planet over the next two weeks at…

Western researcher and acclaimed Civil War historian wins major book award

November 13, 2015

The connection between war, society and medicine is and always will be an important and rich field of study for researchers like Shauna Devine. A Visiting Research Fellow at Western…

Windsor family physician is recognized for extraordinary commitment to community

November 13, 2015

Local Windsor family physician, Dr. Dale Ziter, is being recognized for his extraordinary commitment to his patients and community with the Regional Family Physician of the Year Award, presented by…

London dentist, Dr. Kenneth Wright, receives Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award for forty years of community service

November 11, 2015

Dr. Kenneth Wright, founder of the Dental Outreach Community Service (DOCS) Program at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, received the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award. His Excellency…

Western’s Fall Preview Day provides day of discovery

November 11, 2015

Western University is hosting its annual Fall Preview Day on Sunday, November 15, providing over 10,000 future students, their families and friends, an opportunity to meet faculty, staff and students…

Martin Short to tour cancer imaging facilities at Robarts Research Institute

November 10, 2015

Celebrated Canadian actor Martin Short has won fans and accolades in television, film and theatre since his breakout season on Saturday Night Live almost 30 years ago. On November 18,…