Media Releases Archives: February 2013

Western Law to host unique aboriginal moot

February 27, 2013

Students from 17 law schools across Canada will celebrate Indigenous legal traditions, laws and customs at the 2013 Kawaskimhon Talking Circle Moot hosted by the Faculty of Law at Western University on March 1-3.

Western experts available to comment on ISU World Figure Skating Championships

February 20, 2013

Western University has experts available from a wide range of academic disciplines.

Blind brain receives visual cues for identifying object shape

February 15, 2013

Researchers at Western University’s Brain and Mind Institute (BMI) used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to study the brain of renowned blind echolocator Daniel Kish as he listened to recordings of his own mouth clicks and the echoes reflected back from different objects.

Western University meteor expert to speak about Earth-shattering Russian event

February 15, 2013

Western University astronomy professor Margaret Campbell-Brown is available to speak with media about the meteor that exploded over Russia.

Western and IBM host workshop to solve complex problems for local industry

February 15, 2013

Western University and IBM are hosting a four-day Industry Problem Brainstorming Workshop on Tuesday, February 19 where teams from Western will put their heads together to solve complex problems for local industry.

Western set to Reveal new show on Rogers TV

February 13, 2013

Western University, in partnership with Rogers TV, Cable 13, is launching Western Revealedd, a new show giving the local community a behind-the-scenes look at the personalities, projects and programs that make the University one of Canada’s best.

Canada’s aquatic ecosystems research gets boost from NSERC

February 13, 2013

Thanks to a funding boost of $4.4 million, the NSERC Canadian Network for Aquatic Ecosystems (CNAES) will play a key role in ensuring well-informed decisions are made when it comes to this country’s wetlands, lakes and rivers.

Goldszmidt awarded 3M National Teaching Fellowship

February 7, 2013

Western University’s Dr. Mark Goldszmidt, an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine and acting director for the Centre for Education Research & Innovation at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, has been awarded the prestigious 3M National Teaching Fellowship.

Western to participate in new program to help Crown wards attend university

February 7, 2013

Western University is partnering with the Government of Ontario to help current and former Crown wards attend university as they transition to adulthood.