Media Releases Archives: July 2017

Mistaken-identity mushrooms: Western researchers re-classify common chanterelle

July 28, 2017

Some discoveries come from the stars —and some grow beneath our feet. Western University professor Greg Thorn has shaken the mycological world with not one but three discoveries about prized…

Western names Schulich Leader Scholars

July 24, 2017

Luke Ingratta and Joy Shah, two of the nation’s highest achieving secondary students, will begin their undergraduate studies at Western this fall as recipients of prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarships. Launched…

Renowned MS researcher awarded the J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine

July 17, 2017

Renowned MS researcher awarded the J. Allyn Taylor International Prize in Medicine Western University’s Robarts Research Institute is pleased to announce that V. Wee Yong, PhD, is the recipient of…

Study suggests why seniors have trouble filtering ‘cocktail-party’ noise

July 10, 2017

Older people have difficulty attuning themselves to conversation in a noisy room — even when they’re trying hard to listen – because their brains have a tougher time tracking speech…