Media Releases Archives: November 2013

Popular Polar Stick competition returns to Western

November 28, 2013

Western University hosts its annual Polar Stick Bridge Competition.

Western’s Faculty of Science celebrates Eureka moments and major transformation

November 28, 2013

Western University is set to celebrate many of its own Eureka moments when the Faculty of Science officially re-opens the Physics & Astronomy Building at a special event.

Business Cares Food Drive to kick off 2013 campaign

November 27, 2013

The Business Cares Food Drive team will officially launch the 2013 campaign.

Media expert available to comment on landmark NHL-Rogers deal

November 26, 2013

With news breaking today about a landmark 12-year, $5.2 billion deal between the National Hockey League and Rogers Communications for broadcast and multimedia rights, a broadcast journalism historian from Western University is available to speak to media about its impact on sports programming in this country.

Western University cancer researcher teams up with Chinese scientists to study chemotherapy

November 25, 2013

Western University cancer researcher Shun-Cheng (Shawn) Li, PhD, has been awarded a China-Canada Joint Health Research Initiative grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

London-area elementary students and LEGO robots battle at Western

November 21, 2013

Western University’s WE FIRST Robotics Mentorship Club will host London-area elementary school students as they work together to design and build LEGO robots in the 2013 FIRST LEGO League Challenge.

Fraunhofer Project Centre for Composites Research @ Western announces Advisory Board

November 20, 2013

Western University announced today the new Advisory Board for the Fraunhofer Project Centre (FPC) for Composites Research @ Western.

What matters now? Our brains, economy, health terrorism, aging?

November 20, 2013

Culham is one of five researchers from across Ontario who will debate “What Matters Now?” at a free public engagement event at the London Children’s Museum.

Western researchers explore links between learning disorders in children

November 19, 2013

New interdisciplinary research from Western University has uncovered fundamental links among three major learning difficulties in some school-age children.

Birds predict weather change and adjust behaviour by reading barometric pressure

November 18, 2013

A new study from Western University’s Advanced Facility for Avian Research (AFAR) proves through experimentation that birds can predict changes in the weather by reading the rise and fall of barometric pressure.