Media Releases Archives: 2020

U.S. politics expert available to comment on President Trump testing positive for COVID-19

October 2, 2020

President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have announced they have tested positive for COVID-19. Matthew Lebo, the Chair of…

Expert Explainer: Dr. Nitin Mohan on the Second Wave

October 1, 2020

As daily new case counts of COVID-19 climbed across the country in late September, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that…

American politics expert available to comment on U.S. presidential debate and hot topics

September 28, 2020

The first U.S. presidential debate of 2020 is tomorrow night, exactly five weeks ahead of Election Day. Matthew Lebo —…

Early childhood education expert available to comment on proposed national childcare plan

September 24, 2020

During the throne speech on Sept. 23, the federal government announced a significant and sustained investment in a national early-learning…

New international partnership launches Western into space

September 23, 2020

As a child, Jayshri Sabarinathan looked to the heavens most nights from her family’s apartment terrace using her prized possession…

Stroke can be the first presenting symptom in younger patients with COVID-19

September 15, 2020

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers have been working to better understand and characterize the varied symptoms of…

Did meteorite impacts help create life on Earth and beyond?

September 2, 2020

What if impact craters, long seen as harbingers of death, turned out to be the cradle of life? For Western…

Researchers unravel two mysteries of COVID-19

August 26, 2020

A team from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University has made significant steps forward in understanding COVID-19 through two…

Research touts lower-cost, longer-life battery

August 17, 2020

New materials engineering research led by Western could translate into significant real-world benefits like greater range for electric vehicles and…

Leading expert available to comment on Democratic Vice Presidential candidate

August 12, 2020

With the U.S. Presidential Election just around the corner, a leading expert on American politics from Western University is available…