Media Releases Archives: 2018

Six Health Care Pioneers to be Inducted into Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

April 9, 2018

On Thursday, April 12th, six renowned medical pioneers will be recognized as 2018 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Laureates at a special ceremony, including London’s own Dr. Vladimir Hachinski, a…

Using lung MRI to see where and why Canadians with asthma have poor disease control

April 4, 2018

Researchers at Western University and McMaster University are developing an innovative lung imaging method that provides a unique window on asthma that is aimed at guiding and personalizing treatment for…

Record-setting spacewalker Dave Williams headlines Space Day @ Western

April 3, 2018

For 17 hours and 47 minutes, which is longer than it would take to binge watch the entire first season of Star Trek: Discovery, astronaut Dave Williams spacewalked outside the…

$11.6M grant allows Western to further reduce greenhouse gas emissions

April 2, 2018

Western University is taking an important step towards transitioning the campus away from fossil fuels and reducing greenhouse gas emissions below mandated levels, thanks to a boost in funding in…

Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging welcomes Cardiac Fitness Institute members

March 27, 2018

Western University’s Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging (CCAA), in consultation with London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), is pleased to have developed new fitness opportunities at the CCAA as a…

Annual salary disclosure from Western University

March 23, 2018

In keeping with the Public Sector Disclosure Act, Western University is releasing an annual list of employees whose 2017 income met or exceeded $100,000, as reflected on their T4 slips….

Western Education selected to lead Provincial Centre of Excellence for child care

March 23, 2018

The Ministry of Education has chosen the Faculty of Education at Western University to lead the Provincial Centre of Excellence for Early Years and Child Care along with the Ontario…

Stephen D. Williamson named 2018 recipient of Bank of Canada’s Fellowship Award

March 23, 2018

Western University’s Stephen D. Williamson has been named a 2018 recipient of The Bank of Canada’s Fellowship Award. Recognized as an international expert in macroeconomics and monetary policy, Williamson holds…

Western Education to celebrate major initiative to improve, support and sustain quality of early years programs

March 22, 2018

Western University has been chosen to lead a major initiative, which will improve, support and sustain quality early year programming utilizing a dynamic and holistic approach. This new initiative is…

Matt Davison named next Dean of Western’s Faculty of Science

March 20, 2018

Matt Davison has been appointed to a five-year term as the new Dean of Western University’s Faculty of Science, commencing July 1, 2018. Following an eight-month international search, Davison’s appointment…