Media Releases Archives: 2020

Biden in great position to win U.S. election

November 3, 2020

Matthew Lebo, the chair of Western University’s department of political science, is available to comment on U.S. President Election Day….

Recipe is different but Saturn’s moon Titan has ingredients for life

October 29, 2020

Catherine Neish is counting the days until her space launch. While the Western planetary geologist isn’t space-suiting up for her…

Americans with lower education levels suffer more pain than those who are more educated

October 28, 2020

Americans with a university degree or higher level of education endure substantially less pain than those who are less educated,…

Expert Explainer: Greta Bauer, PhD, on celebrating a COVID-19-safe Halloween

October 27, 2020

As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise across Ontario, parents are grappling with how and if they can continue with…

Planetary scientist available to comment on NASA’s discovery of surface water on Moon

October 26, 2020

NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) confirmed today – for the first time ever – water on the sunlit…

Pandemic poses unique challenges for those living with eating disorders

October 22, 2020

Physical distancing, quarantines, and lockdowns have become necessary evils in the global fight against COVID-19 but for those battling eating…

Family Medicine Chair available to comment on necessity of flu vaccinations

October 15, 2020

As the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to climb, experts are urging people to get vaccinated against the…

Sexual objectification leads to anxiety and fears of personal safety

October 8, 2020

Whether it’s an inappropriate comment in the workplace or a catcall from a passing car, sexual objectification of women can…

Global study finds ‘COVID-19 free’ hospital areas could save lives after surgery

October 7, 2020

Millions of surgeries around the world were cancelled during the first wave of the pandemic, for fear patients might contract…

‘Inside-the-box’ technology solves organ and vaccine transportation problem

October 5, 2020

Following a fatal car crash, a registered organ donor could save the lives of many patients critically awaiting heart, kidney,…