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New survey reveals pandemic impact on Canadian youthDecember 2, 2021
Human Environments Analysis Laboratory (HEAL) researchers find that positive coping strategies saved teens during COVID-19 first wave.
Vaccine equity key to helping prevent COVID-19 variants like OmicronDecember 1, 2021
Maxwell Smith, associate director of Western’s Health Ethics, Law, & Policy (HELP) Lab, is available to media for interviews about the Omicron variant.
Expert available to speak on NASA’s asteroid redirection testingNovember 26, 2021
Paul Wiegert is a Western Space expert in the dynamics of the Solar System, particularly its smaller bodies like asteroids, comets and meteoroid streams.
Study shows smiling makes you look older, unless you’re old alreadyNovember 26, 2021
Smiling makes you look older, according to research by neuroscientists at Western and Ben-Gurion University in Israel. But if you’re already over 60, smiling doesn’t appear to change the way your age is perceived.
New study examines travel trends during COVID-19 lockdownNovember 25, 2021
Researchers used de-identified and aggregated network mobility data to determine the effectiveness of Ontario’s regionally targeted lockdowns to reduce movement during the pandemic.
Experts available to comment on COVID-19 vaccines for kidsNovember 19, 2021
Health Canada has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for youth aged 5 to 11, marking a major milestone in Canada’s…
Global study offers new insight on heart valve surgeryNovember 16, 2021
Researchers at Western and Lawson Health Research Institute played a leading role a new global study that will change the way surgeons…
New study makes sense of sensory processing in children with autismNovember 15, 2021
A new study from Western University shows that grouping sensory abilities helps better support kids with autism spectrum disorder.