Media Releases Archives: December 2015

Stroke and dementia are on the decline in Ontario

December 18, 2015

Researchers at Western University have published the first study in the world showing a decline in the incidence of dementia at a whole population level which they believe is connected…

Why people with autism sometimes fail to see ‘the big picture’

December 16, 2015

New findings by Melvyn Goodale from Western University’s Brain and Mind Institute, in collaboration with Australian researchers at Swinburne University of Technology and La Trobe University, show that people with…

Western professor to provide detailed ‘insider’s account’ of UN Climate Change Conference

December 16, 2015

As the world watched events of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) unfold, Western University’s Radoslav Dimitrov seized a front row seat to the proceedings, representing the Republic of…

Western University experts available to discuss concussions

December 11, 2015

On December 10, the Rowan’s Law Advisory Committee Act (Rowan’s Law), Bill 149, moved one step closer to becoming law in Ontario. Rowan’s Law is named after Rowan Stringer, an…

Western University experts available for comment on Syrian refugees

December 10, 2015

The first large group of Syrian refugees is scheduled to arrive in Canada on Thursday, December 10. With 25,000 expected to enter Canada by the end of February 2016, Western…