Western University to announce innovative research centre for early childhood development and intervention

Members of the media are invited to attend as Western University announces the formation of a unique research Centre that will help enable the University to become a global leader in the field of early childhood development research and intervention.

This Centre will drive innovative, interdisciplinary research in three signature areas that examines factors influencing and impacting early childhood development, with the goal of fostering the health and wellbeing of society’s most vulnerable children, and enhancing outcomes for all children.

Date: Thursday, October 29, 2015
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Merrymount Family Support and Crisis Centre, 1064 Colborne Street (at Huron), London, Ontario

Members of the media are invited to meet with key Centre leaders as well as researchers from each of the Centre’s three signature areas before the announcement from 3–4 p.m.

MEDIA CONTACT: Stephen Ledgley, Senior Media Relations Officer, 519-661-2111, ext. 85283, sledgley@uwo.ca

Western delivers an academic experience second to none. Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community.