Media Releases Archives: 2015

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,…

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…