Media Releases

CSA astronaut to join Western planetary geologist on “moon” mission

June 28, 2012

In order to prepare Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Jeremy Hansen for future international missions to the Moon or Mars, he joins Western University planetary geologist Gordon “Oz” Osinski and his research team to the Canadian Arctic July 1-12 to investigate a possible new meteorite impact crater.

Western announces inaugural Schulich Leaders

June 22, 2012

Grace Wang and Gurleen Chahal have been named Western University’s recipients of inaugural Schulich Leader Scholarships.

Western University to celebrate landmark 300th convocation

June 21, 2012

Western University’s landmark 300th convocation features the installation of Joseph Rotman as the new chancellor as well as honorary degrees being bestowed upon four exceptional Canadians.

Dental graduate promotes oral health whether in rural Guatemala or rural Ontario

June 19, 2012

Dental graduate Kayleigh MacIntosh encourages total oral health in underserviced populations where access to care is limited.

Western Nursing takes innovative approach to mental health training

June 13, 2012

Western University’s Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing is taking an innovate approach to ensuring its student practitioners are prepared to provide patients with the help they need.

Why aren’t boys participating in gym?

June 11, 2012

Findings from Western University have led researchers to ask questions about adolescent body image issues that are increasingly being traced to unhealthy behaviors and ultimately affecting adolescent male youth’s desire to participate or avoid exercise.

Western alumnus named new Vice-President (Research)

June 5, 2012

Western University has announced John Capone as its new Vice-President (Research).

Western offers safe viewing of rare Venus transit

May 31, 2012

Scientists from Western University’s Department of Physics and Astronomy are making best efforts to provide excellent viewing opportunities for media and the general public for a truly rare astronomical event.

Western offers master class in fine art of piano tuning

May 30, 2012

Home to Canada’s only piano technology program, Western University plays host to an all-star cast this weekend for a master class in tickling, tuning and teaching the ivories.

Supporting settlement and integration of immigrants across Canada

May 28, 2012

In 2001, more than three quarters of immigrants to Canada settled in one of only three cities: Toronto, Vancouver or Montreal. A decade later, an ever-increasing number of newcomers are finding homes in smaller communities across the country.