November 23, 2012
Western University’s Board of Governors has re-appointed President and Vice-Chancellor Amit Chakma to a second five-year term, ending on June 30, 2019. The unanimous action comes a year and a half before the current term’s expiration on June 30, 2014.
November 21, 2012
The Ottawa Statement on the Ethical Design and Conduct of Cluster Randomized Trials provides researchers and research ethics committees with detailed guidance on the ethical design, conduct, and review of…
November 16, 2012
Western University’s Robarts Research Institute presents the latest in spinal cord injury research in a symposium and public forum, culminating in the presentation of the J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine at the Leaders in Innovation Dinner featuring actor Alec Baldwin.
November 9, 2012
A neurologist at Western and the Lawson Health Research Institute, Dr. Mandar Jog delivers the latest installment of the popular, complimentary lecture series.
November 8, 2012
Planetary scientists, researchers, industry partners and government officials will meet at Western University for the 2012 Canadian Space Summit (CSS 2012) to address these topics and billions and billions of other cosmic queries.
November 7, 2012
Michael Ignatieff visits Western University to dissect the political landscape between Canada and the United States in a talk titled, “Us and Them: Opponents and Enemies in Politics.”
November 6, 2012
The first and only preventative HIV vaccine based on a genetically modified killed whole virus, developed by Dr. Chil-Yong Kang and his team at The University of Western Ontario, has received approval by the FDA to start human clinical trials.
November 5, 2012
Western University and Sumagen Canada will hold a briefing for media and London’s research community regarding preliminary results for the first-ever human applied clinical study (SAV CT 01) of the world’s only preventative HIV vaccine based on a genetically modified killed whole virus (SAV001-H), which was initiated in March 2012.
November 1, 2012
New findings from an international research team led by Western University geography professor Brian Luckman, based on tree-ring patterns, show unusual patterns of tree growth in the Southern Hemisphere relating to recent changes in the atmospheric circulation.
November 1, 2012
At the centre of the brand new Fraunhofer Project Centre @ Western stands a larger-than-life materials press with a maximum clamping force of 2,500 tonnes.