Media Releases Archives: July 2016

Human ‘super predator’ more terrifying than bears, wolves and dogs

July 25, 2016

Bears, wolves and other large carnivores are frightening beasts but the fear they inspire in their prey pales in comparison to that caused by the human ‘super predator.’ A new…

Research with impact in London nets almost $30 million in funding

July 22, 2016

From developing state-of-the-art techniques in order to image bones and joints while in motion, to helping more people receive a kidney transplant, researchers in London are working on projects that…

Renowned asthma researchers awarded the J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine

July 14, 2016

According to the Asthma Society of Canada, more than 2.5 million Canadians currently suffer from asthma, and asthma attacks are responsible for the largest number of childhood hospitalizations and lost…

Of Mines and Minds: New Industrial Research Chairs Making Canadian Business More Competitive

July 11, 2016

Two Western University researchers have partnered with companies in the mining and medical device sectors to help make them more competitive. It’s a move that comes with assistance from a…

Western University experts available for comment on Olympic athlete injuries

July 7, 2016

In what he has said will be his last Olympic Games, Usain Bolt’s goal of repeating his three gold medal-winning performances from each of the previous two Olympic Games may…

Research identifies unique needs of youth in the mental health treatment process

July 5, 2016

The importance of youth-focused mental health programs in our communities has come sharply into focus over the last several months after the recent cluster of youth suicides in Woodstock, Ontario….