Western neuroscientists show bilingual advantage in children is propped up by weak evidence and bias in the reporting of scientific findings.
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Leaders’ debates ‘unusually important’ to election due to COVID-19 pandemicSeptember 8, 2021
Cristine de Clercy, an associate professor in Western’s department of political science, is available to media for comment on the leaders’ debates.
Global and domestic policy failure lead to third school year of uncertaintySeptember 2, 2021
The world is entering a third school year of uncertainty, and potential disruption. This is a global and domestic policy failure, says a Western education expert.
Astronaut training mission lands in LabradorAugust 30, 2021
Western Space director preps future astronauts for next lunar expedition.
Corrosion expert to aid safe storage of used nuclear fuelAugust 25, 2021
Award-winning electrochemist Samantha Gateman is the new chair in radiation-induced chemistry at Western. Her research will be funded through a new $1.1-million grant from the Nuclear Waste Management Organization.
New study to address para-athlete needsAugust 24, 2021
Parasport event organizers often lack awareness of disability-specific issues, according to new MITACS-funded research.
Inequalities in Toronto persist despite ‘hotspot’ COVID-19 vaccine rolloutAugust 19, 2021
Western-led study finds despite relatively small differences in vaccination rates across communities in Toronto, inequalities persisted.
Researchers track COVID-19 in wastewater around the globeAugust 17, 2021
International researchers are investigating how wastewater can provide an accurate picture of COVID-19 cases in a population and detect emerging…
Political experts available to speak about federal electionAugust 16, 2021
With the campaign for the 44th Canadian federal election underway, the following political experts from Western University are available to…