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Statement regarding Western’s withdrawal from the London Medical Network

March 21, 2019

Western University has communicated to the London Medical Network (LMN) the university’s intention to withdraw from the network. Western continues to believe in and is committed to London’s aspiration to…

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New study shows significant amount of online feedback unopened by university students

March 14, 2019

A new study led by researchers from Western University and Queen’s University Belfast shows that many students do not even open the feedback that is provided by their instructors online….

Partnership with Canon Medical means faster translation of imaging research from bench to bedside

March 12, 2019

Building on established excellence in medical imaging, Western University and London’s academic teaching hospitals, London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), and St. Joseph’s Health Care London announced today a unique partnership with…

Brain health of older adults enhanced by low-intensity physical activity

February 28, 2019

Older adults who engage in short bursts of physical activity can experience a boost in brain health even if the activity is carried out at a reasonably low intensity, according…

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Tobacco plants transformed into ‘green bioreactors’ to benefit human health

February 26, 2019

Researchers at Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute are using tobacco plants as ‘green bioreactors’ to produce an anti-inflammatory protein with powerful therapeutic potential. The plants are being used…

London Brain Bee 2019 encourages next generation of neuroscientists

February 22, 2019

For more than 40 years, some of Western University’s most internationally recognized research has come from the field of neuroscience research. A special event, later this spring, aims to encourage…

Western Education to launch major training program on sexual violence disclosure

February 20, 2019

The Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children (CREVAWC) at Western University’s Faculty of Education has co-developed a free and accessible online training program that helps…

University Drive Bridge opening now scheduled for March 8

February 20, 2019

The opening of University Drive Bridge to motorists is now scheduled to take place on Friday, March 8. “Early February’s severe weather — including freezing rain, snow and extreme cold…

Western University, City of London and London Police attend multi-city meeting on illegal street parties

February 15, 2019

Representatives from Western University, the City of London and London Police Service attended a meeting today of nine Ontario university communities focused on finding solutions to the growing problem of…

Research confirms Canadian financial advisors are reliable barometers for broader economy

February 13, 2019

Canadian financial advisors are remarkably attuned to changes across a wide range of broad economic indicators – from GDP and inflation to employment and housing prices – according to five…

Study shows London’s vulnerable populations live near primary care, but language remains a challenge

February 13, 2019

Researchers at Western University are using geography to better understand access to primary care in London, Ontario, and have shown that accessibility for vulnerable populations is quite good in the…

Your spinal cord is ‘smarter’ than previously thought: research shows our spinal cords contribute to sophisticated hand function

February 11, 2019

We often think of our brains as being at the centre of complex motor function and control, but how ‘smart’ is your spinal cord? Turns out it is smarter than…

Interstellar stars to inspire future scientists at Girls and Women in Astronomy Night

February 8, 2019

Stats don’t lie. Canada – and the world – needs more women in STEM, specifically those exploring the heavens. At Canadian universities, only 21 per cent of astronomy professors are…

Organ donor registration rates in 2016 range from 20 to 46 per cent across the province

February 6, 2019

Organ donor registration increased by 62 per cent across the province from 2011 to 2016, but where you live has a lot to do with whether you have signed up…

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