Media Releases Archives: October 2014

Rotman Institute of Philosophy hosts climate science conference; Jeffrey Simpson headlines public panel

October 20, 2014

In an effort to better understand how climate change will affect ecosystems and human society as a whole, philosophers, historians and scientists will meet at Western University this week for an interdisciplinary conference, in which the utilization of models and computer simulations as prediction and assessment tools is fully investigated.

Western researcher and award-winning multimedia journalist investigates chronic vertigo

October 10, 2014

Meredith Levine, an award-winning multimedia journalist and a faculty member at Western University’s Faculty of Information & Media Studies, has conducted an in-depth investigation of “chronic vertigo,” an impairment that affects an estimated 1.5 million Canadians.

Expert available to comment on ending violence in hockey

October 8, 2014

An expert on the issue of violence in professional sports is available to media for commentary.

Exoplanet hunter brings search for Earth twin to Western

October 6, 2014

Sara Seager, named among Time Magazine’s 25 Most Influential People in Space, visits Western University this week to deliver the 10th annual Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration (CPSX) Distinguished Public Lecture.

New study shows Ford Nation may transfer support for Rob to Doug

October 3, 2014

The study, led by political scientists from across the country, aims to deliver a detailed understanding of the attitudes and behaviour of voters and non-voters in the 2014 Toronto municipal election.