Posts Tagged: arts&humanities

Western University study charts how the world ‘views’ Drake’s new album on Twitter

May 5, 2016

During the four days following the release of Drake’s Views on Friday, April 29, Twitter was flooded with fan excitement about the new album. There were 3,828,931 tweets related to…

Western students receive high marks at The Undergraduate Awards

September 23, 2015

Emma Rose Bonanno and 26 Western University colleagues were named among the international winners of The Undergraduate Awards, a worldwide competition recognizing top undergraduate work. In total, Western boasted 30…

The Royal Society of Canada welcomes five Western faculty members to The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists

September 22, 2015

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) named five Western University faculty members as part of the incoming cohort of The College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Those named to…

Western University develops first-ever ethical framework for fMRI research

September 17, 2015

A team of doctors, neuroscientists and philosophers from Western University have developed the first-ever ethical framework for researchers and research ethics committees to design, conduct and review functional magnetic resonance…

Western University researchers measure beauty in art using ‘big data’

July 8, 2015

The connection between proportions of the human face and perceived attractiveness have long captured the attention and fascination of scientists and artists alike.

The Walrus Talks brings Canada’s most creative minds to Western University stage

March 9, 2015

Creativity matters. Western University has a long-standing tradition of inspiring creativity and sparking innovation. On Thursday, March 12, Western will celebrate this tradition by partnering with The Walrus to bring…

Western launches Medieval Studies program by unveiling rare illuminated manuscript

March 26, 2013

In celebration of its new Medieval Studies program, researchers from Western University will reveal a newly acquired illuminated manuscript – the only complete one of its kind in the Western Libraries collection – today at a special event in Weldon Library.

Western-born initiative brings gender studies to Ontario high schools this fall

March 12, 2013

A groundbreaking new course in gender studies with roots at Western University has just been approved for the Ontario Secondary School Curriculum to be offered in Ontario high schools in the fall of 2013.