Media Releases Archives: March 2016

Scotiabank gives $3 million to create the Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab at Ivey Business School, Western University

March 31, 2016

Today Brian Porter, President and CEO of Scotiabank, spoke to Ivey Business School students at Western University about driving the Bank’s digital strategy and announced $3 million in funding to…

Western to honour renowned academic, artistic, community and business leaders at 307th convocation

March 31, 2016

Sixteen distinguished individuals will receive honorary degrees when Western University hosts its 307th Convocation this spring. The ceremonies, featuring addresses by the honorary degree recipients, are scheduled for the following…

Changing lives with probiotics in Africa

March 30, 2016

A Western University researcher is hoping to change the lives of people in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda with a small sachet of freeze-dried bacteria. Gregor Reid, PhD, professor, Western’s Schulich…

Indigenous youth from Kluane First Nation to visit Western University

March 29, 2016

A documentary research team, including two Indigenous youth from Kluane First Nation, will visit Western University on Wednesday (March 30) to test mercury levels in fish collected from their own…

Annual salary disclosure from Western

March 24, 2016

In keeping with the Public Sector Disclosure Act, Western University is releasing an annual list of employees whose 2015 income met or exceeded $100,000, as reflected on their T4 slips….

Western joins forces with prestigious SHAD program

March 23, 2016

Western University is the latest top university to join with SHAD, a prestigious program which brings the best and the brightest high school students to university campuses across the country…

Investigating the link between probiotics and the health of female astronauts

March 23, 2016

Two Western University researchers are making the case for the use of probiotics for female astronauts to avoid serious health complications on long space missions. Gregor Reid, PhD, professor, and…

Local family physician prescribes preventative health care to address diabetes epidemic

March 21, 2016

Local Zurich family physician, Dr. Lori Teeple, is passionate about bringing preventative health care to her patients and community. An associate professor at Western University’s Schulich of School of Medicine…

Internationally renowned neuroscientists join Western to further advance innovative technologies

March 17, 2016

An internationally renowned wife-and-husband team of cognitive neuroscientists have joined Western University after collaborating on game-changing research for the past 15 years at the University of Cambridge. Tim Bussey and…

Increasing lifelong mobility by addressing osteoarthritis

March 14, 2016

For more than three million Canadians suffering from osteoarthritis, getting out of bed in the morning or opening a jar can be a serious challenge. The disease, which results in…