Media Releases Archives: November 2017

Business Cares Food Drive says #HumbugToHunger

November 29, 2017

Like the new and improved Scrooge in A Christmas Carol, Business Cares Food Drive 2017 is urging generous Londoners to “keep Christmas well.” The Business Cares Food Drive begins at…

Western University celebrates national championships

November 28, 2017

Back on home turf, it’s time for Western Mustang championship teams to celebrate with the community. Media are invited to join us Thursday, November 30 at a campus community celebration…

Breakthrough in tornado short-term forecasting could mean earlier, more accurate warnings

November 24, 2017

When mere seconds of storm warning could mean the difference between harm or safety, two researchers with Western University ties have developed a tornado-prediction method they say could buy as…

Audiologists test whether light waves can produce better-sounding hearing aids

November 23, 2017

Researchers at Western University’s National Centre for Audiology are amplifying their expertise in independent product testing, as they examine the first commercial hearing aid to use light-pulse technology. Western is…

Western student Levi Hord awarded prestigious Rhodes Scholarship

November 22, 2017

Levi Hord has become the 23rd Western student to be awarded a Rhodes Scholarship, considered one of the world’s most prestigious post-graduate honours. Named for the British mining magnate and…

TD Bank Group gift enhances Western’s ability to turn data into solutions

November 20, 2017

A $1 million investment by TD Bank Group into data analytics teaching and research in Western’s Faculty of Science will position the University as a hot spot for solving some…

Western celebrates Indigenous Awareness Week

November 20, 2017

Western University will celebrate local Indigenous culture and scholarship with the fourth annual Indigenous Awareness Week from November 20-26. The week-long event, led by Western’s Indigenous Services, seeks to enhance…

‘Wooden-shoe’ rather wear sneakers? Western University research shows long-lasting issues from inflexible clogs

November 16, 2017

Bio-archeologists have discovered a pattern of unusual bone chips in the feet of clog-wearing 19th-Century Dutch farmers — injuries that offer clues to the damage we may unwittingly be causing…

World-renowned researchers unravel mysteries of MS

November 13, 2017

Canada has the highest rate of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the world, with an estimated 1 in 340 Canadians living with the disease. Currently, the exact cause of MS and…

Western International Week events include Canada 150 Art Installation & Music Premiere

November 13, 2017

Western University’s International Week 2017 begins today, bringing together Western’s students, faculty and staff with the wider London community to celebrate and experience the international diversity and opportunities available at…