Media Releases Archives: June 2017

Western opens innovative new home for Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing

June 8, 2017

Western has officially opened the doors on its new nursing building, a state-of-the-art facility that combines the best of academic learning and clinical education. The Arthur Labatt Family School of…

New home for the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing offers state-of-the-art education

June 7, 2017

Combining the best of academic learning and clinical education, the new building that houses the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing is unlike any other in Canada. It offers a…

Researchers develop more sustainable way to refine metals

June 7, 2017

A team of chemists in Canada has developed a way to process metals without using toxic solvents and oxidants. The system, which also consumes far less energy than conventional techniques,…

London leads provincial technology transfer and R&D partnership efforts in Asia

June 2, 2017

Financial ripples from a successful, London-led business development initiative in Asia may soon be felt across the province. In 2011, WORLDiscoveries Asia – a partnership among Western University, Robarts Research…

3D-printed prosthetics for Ugandans wins World’s Challenge Challenge

June 1, 2017

A team that has designed a mobile clinic to make 3D-printed prosthetics from recycled plastics has won the inaugural championship of the World’s Challenge Challenge, which took place this week…

Researchers identify specific neurons that distinguish between reality and imagination

June 1, 2017

New Western University research shows that neurons in the part of the brain found to be abnormal in psychosis are also important in helping people distinguish between reality and imagination….