Media Releases Archives: September 2013

Western celebrates 100 years of Mustangs at Homecoming 2013

September 25, 2013

Western University’s annual Homecoming this weekend and the Mustangs celebrating their 100th anniversary of sports excellence, four days of festivities officially kick off at the grand opening of Western Outdoor Sports Complex.

Latest in cardiovascular therapies revealed at Gunton Symposium

September 25, 2013

The 24th Annual R.W. Gunton Symposium on Cardiovascular Therapeutics, organized by Western Univeristy’s Robarts Research Institute.

New research shows how heart cells communicate to regulate heart activity

September 24, 2013

New research from Western University is leading to a better understanding of what happens during heart failure; knowledge that could lead to better therapeutics or a more accurate predictor of risk.

Landmark study explores Hispanic Baroque while reinventing digital humanities research

September 24, 2013

A landmark study by The Cultureplex Lab at Western University has explored Hispanic Baroque like no previous research project of its kind.

Sport gambling and corruption expert visits Western Law

September 23, 2013

Declan Hill, an investigative journalist with extensive expertise in the area of globalized sports corruption, will deliver a public talk at Western University’s Faculty of Law.

Creating new Synergies in Simulation Education and Training

September 20, 2013

More than 70 education and clinical leaders, and simulation training experts from across Southwestern Ontario will converge at Fanshawe College this weekend to create new synergies in simulation education and training.

New Western research finds Quebec’s family policies benefit childbearing and work, not child development

September 20, 2013

A new study from Western University reveals that Quebec’s family policies promote childbearing and paid work, but do not strengthen child development as well as corresponding policies from the rest of Canada.

Arsenault, Beatty, Feasby and Meighens to receive honorary degrees from Western

September 19, 2013

Western University hosts its 302nd Convocation this fall.

New Western study shows media play role in dehumanizing immigrants and refugees

September 19, 2013

A new study from Western University suggests that the news media may take advantage of an existing uncertainty and unease around immigration policies and the treatment of immigrants and refugees to create a crisis mentality in which these groups are portrayed as “enemies at the gate” attempting to invade western nations.

Nobel Prize winner Klaus von Klitzing to deliver Western Faculty of Science lecture

September 18, 2013

Klaus von Klitzing, the winner of the 1985 Nobel Prize in Physics will deliver the Elizabeth Laird Memorial Lecture at Western University.