Media Releases Archives: November 2014

Western’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry honours World AIDS Day with special events

November 28, 2014

On December 1, 2014, Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry will mark World AIDS Day with two special events.

Western-led study shows domestic violence in Canada is significant workplace problem

November 27, 2014

A new study of domestic violence in Canada and its impact on the workplace has found more than one third of workers across the country have experienced domestic violence in their lifetime, and for more than half of those affected, the violence followed them to work

Mascots unite at Western to launch Business Cares Food Drive

November 27, 2014

Gathered together from the farthest reaches of the Forest City, the biggest collection of mascots ever assembled in London is coming to Western University to officially launch the Business Cares Food Drive 2014 campaign.

New Brain and Mind study provides better understanding of person misidentification in dementia

November 27, 2014

A new study from Western University provides researchers and clinicians with insight into a particularly debilitating memory problem that is present in some patients suffering from neurodegeneration caused by Lewy body dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.

Engage Western opens doors to campus-community collaboration

November 26, 2014

Western University will bring together campus representatives, the London community and special guests to talk campus-community collaboration.

Western unveils Canada’s first national survey on impact of domestic violence at workplace

November 25, 2014

Initial findings of the first ever Canada-wide study on domestic violence in the workplace will be released at Western University.

Western space explorers ready to capture new images of the surface of Mars

November 25, 2014

A team of Western University space explorers are capturing new images of the surface of Mars with the largest telescope ever used for a deep space mission as part of the ongoing Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

New smartphone app helps users ‘Buy Local, Eat Smart, Get Healthy’

November 21, 2014

Western University researchers and partners released the SmartAPPetite app today, providing Southwestern Ontarians customized tips about local food, healthy eating, recipes, and information about local farmers and food providers.

Western helps address family doctor shortage in China

November 19, 2014

Throughout the next three months, Western University will be hosting delegates from the Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China with the aim of helping to solve one of China’s greatest healthcare challenges.

Western’s Faculty of Education joins UN network to improve media literacy

November 18, 2014

Western University’s Faculty of Education has joined a select group of international academia by becoming part of the first international University Network on Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue, launched by UNESCO and the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations.