Year: 2014

Experts available to speak on Ontario provincial election

With the campaign for the 41st Ontario general election underway, the following political experts from Western University are available to speak with the media.Cameron Anderson, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, 519-661-2111, ext. 81163,...

Rare form of fat found in flies fuels them while frozen

A new discovery from Western University that gall flies can process triacylglycerols in low temperature paves the way for researchers to develop new ways to turn regular fats into biofuels that work in Canada’s cold winters or chilly high altitudes.

Western University’s Janice Deakin re-appointed to second term

Western University’s Board of Governors has re-appointed Provost & Vice President (Academic) Janice Deakin to a second five-year term, ending on July 30, 2020. The unanimous decision comes a full year before the current term's expiration on July 30,...

Meteorite impact craters may have hosted early life on Earth

A new study from Western University explores the possibility that Earth's earliest life forms may have been cultivated by a meteorite impact event.The research team from Western's Faculty of Science and the Centre for Planetary Science and Exploration (CPSX), which...