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Western’s Board approves changes to Code of Student Conduct to address illegal street party

April 25, 2019

Western University’s Board of Governors approved an amendment to the university’s Code of Student Conduct today in an effort to curb extreme behaviour at the Broughdale Avenue street party. Western’s…

“Cook your Wash” campaign reduces risk of HIV transmission

April 25, 2019

New studies from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University have found for the first time that HIV can be transmitted through the sharing of equipment used to prepare drugs…

ICU patients with non-brain-related injuries may suffer undetected cognitive dysfunction

April 12, 2019

A new study led by Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute has found that most patients entering hospital intensive care units (ICU) for non-brain-related injuries or ailments also suffer…

Avoidable food waste costs households $600 per year

April 11, 2019

An average household in London throws out food almost daily, the equivalent of $600 per year, a new Western-based study shows. And if that’s the case in a mid-sized city…

Western welcomes CSA astronaut Dave Williams for Space Day

April 10, 2019

This week, astronaut David Saint-Jacques became the fourth Canadian to complete a spacewalk. Today, scientists from the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration presented the first-ever image of a black hole to…

3D Ultrasound gives clinicians a clearer picture to guide treatment for gynaecological cancer

April 9, 2019

New technology developed at Western University is providing an improved way for radiation oncologists to deliver treatment to women with gynaecological cancers, including vaginal, cervical and uterine cancer. By transforming…

United Nations laureate challenges men to join the gender equality revolution

April 1, 2019

Gender-equality activist Michael Kaufman says the world needs more men standing alongside women to end the global issue of men’s violence against women. Kaufman visits Western University’s Centre for Research…

Annual salary disclosure from Western University

March 27, 2019

In keeping with the Public Sector Disclosure Act, Western University is releasing an annual list of employees whose 2018 income met or exceeded $100,000, as reflected on their T4 slips….

Western to honour global academic, science and financial leaders at 313th Convocation

March 26, 2019

Nineteen distinguished individuals will receive honorary degrees when Western University hosts its 313th Convocation this spring. The ceremonies, featuring addresses by the honorary degree recipients, are scheduled for the following…

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…

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