Media Releases Archives: December 2017

Short-term exercise equals big-time brain boost: Western study

December 21, 2017

 A 10-minute, one-time burst of exercise can measurably boost your brain power, at least temporarily, researchers at Western University have found. While other studies have shown brain-health benefits after 20-minutes…

Western Bone & Joint researchers receive two Arthritis Society Grants

December 18, 2017

Western University researchers who are part of the interdisciplinary Bone and Joint Institute have been awarded two major Arthritis Society grants — one to study the cellular workings of osteoarthritis…

Repeat donor brings millions to Western to build management expertise

December 11, 2017

The DAN Department of Management & Organizational Studies announced a $5-million gift today from the department’s namesake, Aubrey Dan – his second $5-million donation to Western University in a little…

Red-carpet debut for senior stars of exercise video

December 5, 2017

Older adults who exercise with Western University’s Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging (CCAA) are the stars of a training video that will help thousands of their peers remain active….

Gram-sized gifts of the solar system drop to Earth near London

December 1, 2017

Tiny fragments from the asteroid belt sizzled to Earth near London International Airport this week, Western University sky cameras show. Likely smaller than a baby’s fingernail, they’re the remnants of…