Media Releases Archives: 2016

Western University scientists develop game-changing ‘ultrathin’ flash memory device

October 13, 2016

At 10 nanometers (nm), the sleek new polymer material that scientists at Western University have developed for use in flash…

International 15-year study shows most dominant HIV subtype is also ‘wimpiest’

October 13, 2016

An international study 15 years in the making has shown that it’s ‘survival of the wimpiest’ among subtypes and strains…

Western University cameras capture fireball in the sky over Georgian Bay

October 7, 2016

Researchers from Western University have released footage of a basketball-sized fireball that was seen widely by observers throughout southern Ontario…

Western hosts International Observe the Moon Night this weekend

October 6, 2016

International Observe the Moon Night is an annual event, led by NASA, the Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute, the…

Wild Weather touches down at Ontario Science Centre

October 5, 2016

New interactive exhibition developed and produced in Ontario explores the power and impact of severe weather TORONTO (October 5, 2016)…

Early marijuana use associated with abnormal brain function, study reveals

October 5, 2016

In a new study, scientists in London, Ontario have discovered that early marijuana use may result in abnormal brain function…

Statement on racist signage in community

October 4, 2016

Western University has been made aware of a number of images, symbols and slogans that were shared by Western community…

Classes Without Quizzes returns exploring how the American election matters to Canadians

October 4, 2016

Western University‚Äôs popular complimentary lecture series, Classes Without Quizzes, returns for a new season on October 6, as political science…

New study shows ‘impactful’ text messages reduce unhealthy sitting marathons

October 3, 2016

With countless hours dedicated each week to class time, course work, online gaming and binge watching videos on Netflix and…

Western University Wellness Education Centre receives $1 million donation

October 3, 2016

Western students now have a central, safe, supportive environment to access even more health and wellness resources thanks to a…