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Epidemiology expert available to comment on standardized proof of vaccination for travel

October 21, 2021

Western University epidemiologist Dr. Saverio Stranges says he is in full support of the newly announced Canadian COVID-19 proof of…

Study aims to visualize invisible injury

October 21, 2021

Researchers to use MRI to pinpoint moral injury effects in brains of health-care workers.

Children’s screen time surged during pandemic

October 20, 2021

Children have been spending almost triple the recommended amount of screen time during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new Western-led study.

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Meteor experts looking for public assistance following meteorite crash in southeastern BC

October 12, 2021

Western meteorite experts are seeking video footage that may have captured a fireball passing through the sky over SE British Columbia on October 3, 2021.

New study explores transgender youth experiences in Canada

October 7, 2021

Trans Youth CAN! explores the medical, social and family contexts of trans youth seeking gender-affirming care in Canada. The study followed youth and their families over a two-year period from their first clinic visit, and includes youth referred to ten Canadian clinical sites for medical care that can put a hold on puberty.

Open-source hardware expert champions the future of recyclables and 3D printing

October 5, 2021

An expert in open-source hardware, 3D printing and solar power technology, Joshua Pearce is Western’s John M. Thompson Chair in Information Technology and Innovation.

Social media expert available to comment on YouTube ban of anti-vaccine information

October 1, 2021

Anabel Quan-Haase, Western’s Rogers Chair in Studies in Journalism and New Information Technology, is available to media for comment on YouTube ban of anti-vaccine information.

Research refutes bilingual advantage in children

September 22, 2021

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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