Media Releases Archives: 2016

Business Cares Food Drive up, up and away with superhero-themed launch event at Western

November 29, 2016

Gathered together from the cosmic reaches of the universe, here at Western University, are the most powerful forces of good ever assembled for the official launch of the 2016 Business…

Western University brings dentistry simulation training to the next level

November 25, 2016

On Tuesday, November 29, Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry will officially open its new state-of-the-art Dentistry Simulation Laboratory. This newly-renovated space features more than 5,000 square feet…

Everything is awesome when Western hosts annual FIRST® LEGO® League Tournament

November 25, 2016

Western Engineering, in partnership with Western University’s robotics club WE FIRST, is hosting the annual London Qualifier FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) Tournament, an event that provides elementary school students the…

WHO Collaborating Centre at Western University to address international access to surgical care and anesthesia

November 24, 2016

Researchers at Western University have been tapped by the World Health Organization (WHO) to be the first official Collaborating Centre to study access to safe surgical and perioperative care on…

Western’s International Week fosters relationships with London community

November 21, 2016

Western University’s International Week 2016 gets underway today providing an opportunity to celebrate Western’s diversity and international collaborations and foster connections with the London community. Running November 21-25, the week…

Asteroid impacts could create habitats for life, suggests Chicxulub crater study

November 17, 2016

Scientists studying the Chicxulub crater have shown how large asteroid impacts deform rocks in a way that may produce habitats for early life. Around 65 million years ago a massive…

Book launch for first comprehensive examination of think tanks in Canada

November 16, 2016

Donald Abelson, one of Canada’s leading experts on American politics and U.S. foreign policy, has penned the first comprehensive examination of think tanks in Canada. “Northern Lights: Exploring Canada’s Think…

Western University experts available to talk about U.S. Election

November 8, 2016

Will the 2016 U.S. election go down in history as an aberration never to be repeated or will it touch off a new era in American politics that could affect…

International study promotes importance of science communication to graduate students

November 7, 2016

The Canadian government recently released initial findings from a special committee tasked with exploring ways to enhance global recognition for Canadian research excellence. The committee, led by His Excellency, The…

Western and Lawson scientists develop game-changing blood test for concussions

November 7, 2016

Scientists from Children’s Health Research Institute, a program of Lawson Health Research Institute, and Western University have developed a new blood test that identifies with greater than 90 per cent…