Media Releases Archives: November 2015

New rapid-test for E. coli 0157 may prevent contaminated food from reaching grocery store shelves

November 10, 2015

Scientists at Western University have developed new technology that has the potential to drastically improve food safety. Dr. Michael Rieder and his team have created a new rapid-test system to…

New program aims to develop next generation of medical device leaders and innovators

November 9, 2015

Following a well-established blueprint for success, Western University has established the Western Medical Innovation Fellowship program – a new endeavour that immerses highly talented young scientists, engineers, and clinicians in…

Western University among Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2016

November 9, 2015

For the third year in a row, Western University has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. Western employs more than 13,000 people and offers a huge array of…

Western law professor Richard McLaren to report on Investigation of Russian IAAF doping scandal Nov. 9 in Geneva

November 6, 2015

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)’s Independent Commission (IC) will release its report regarding its ongoing investigations of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) All Russian Athletics Federation officials and allegations…

The beginning of the end for HIV

November 5, 2015

Western University’s Eric Arts, PhD, is leading the only North American site collaborating with the European AIDS Vaccine Initiative (EAVI2020) to accelerate the development of an HIV vaccine. Arts and…

Engage Western brings together communities in conversation

November 4, 2015

Western students, staff, faculty, alumni and members of the London and Middlesex community, will gather at Western University on Friday, November 6 for discussions about the student experience in London…

Western receives funding for sexual violence prevention program

November 3, 2015

Western University has received a significant grant from the Ontario Women’s Directorate to fund a new program aimed at preventing incidences of sexual violence on Ontario postsecondary campuses. The $381,000…