Media Releases Archives: August 2021

Astronaut training mission lands in Labrador

August 30, 2021

Western Space director preps future astronauts for next lunar expedition.

Corrosion expert to aid safe storage of used nuclear fuel

August 25, 2021

Award-winning electrochemist Samantha Gateman is the new chair in radiation-induced chemistry at Western. Her research will be funded through a new $1.1-million grant from the Nuclear Waste Management Organization.

New study to address para-athlete needs

August 24, 2021

Parasport event organizers often lack awareness of disability-specific issues, according to new MITACS-funded research.

Inequalities in Toronto persist despite ‘hotspot’ COVID-19 vaccine rollout

August 19, 2021

Western-led study finds despite relatively small differences in vaccination rates across communities in Toronto, inequalities persisted.

Researchers track COVID-19 in wastewater around the globe

August 17, 2021

International researchers are investigating how wastewater can provide an accurate picture of COVID-19 cases in a population and detect emerging…

Political experts available to speak about federal election

August 16, 2021

With the campaign for the 44th Canadian federal election underway, the following political experts from Western University are available to…

Bias towards ‘being in a relationship’ is the norm for most: Western study

August 5, 2021

When making decisions about what to do with their romantic relationships, people are typically inclined to move relationships forward rather than end them, according to new study by Samantha Joel.