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Expert and former Olympian available to comment on possible cancellation of Tokyo Olympic Games

January 22, 2021

Reports indicate that the Tokyo Olympic Games are set to be cancelled though no official decision has been announced. The…

More evidence needed to inform policy on sending kids back to school

January 22, 2021

Are kids in schools driving community transmission of COVID-19, or is it the other way around? This uncertainty could be…

U.S. politics expert available to comment on Joe Biden’s inauguration

January 18, 2021

Donald Trump’s presidency ends and Joe Biden will be sworn as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday,…

Ivan Coyote brings Active Voice to Western

January 18, 2021

Western’s Alice Munro Chair in Creativity launches an all-new highly interactive senior-level class this semester that is also a public performance series.

How do social media and loss of sleep affect young people’s mental health?

January 14, 2021

How exactly does sleep influence mental health and how does social media play a role? Researchers at the Schulich School…

Northern Tornadoes Project verifies 77 tornadoes in Canada for 2020

January 13, 2021

Northern Tornadoes Project verified 77 tornadoes across Canada in 2020, increasing the verified count by a remarkable 166 per cent using advanced methods.

New research underscores the importance of the measles vaccine

December 17, 2020

As vaccines for COVID-19 begin to be distributed across the globe this week, new research from Western University underscores the…

Planetary scientist available to comment on Canadian astronauts going to the Moon

December 16, 2020

Gordon Osinski, director of Western’s Institute for Earth and Space Exploration (Western Space), is available to media for comment about…