Media Releases Archives: 2021
May 3, 2021
Statistics Canada officially launched the 2021 Census today. It is expected the COVID-19 pandemic will have an impact on the…
April 23, 2021
Corrosion continues to cause major health and infrastructure problems worldwide. To bring attention to the issues, the World Corrosion Organization acknowledges April 24, 2021 as Corrosion Awareness Day.
April 21, 2021
While multiracial children born to cohabiting parents are more likely than their single-race counterparts to experience family instability, that increased risk does not exist for multiracial children born to married parents, according to new research.
April 19, 2021
Western University expert in early childhood education focused on environmental and racialization issues in child care has been studying the effectiveness of such a program for nearly 20 years with collaborators from across the country.
April 19, 2021
New WHO policy brief led by Western’s Maxwell Smith provides ethical guidance for countries and organizations.
April 14, 2021
Hormones triggered by chronic emotional and psychological stress impair the ability of the immune system’s ‘emergency responders’ to fight cancer.
April 8, 2021
Researchers have discovered a compound that can inhibit the growth of Staphylococcus aureus, a deadly bacterium that has become resistant…
April 7, 2021
Using data from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope, a team led by Western space scientists Megan Tannock and Stanimir Metchev has identified the three fastest-spinning brown dwarfs ever found.
April 5, 2021
New international study reveals one in every 13 COVID-related deaths results in a child under 18 years of age losing a parent.
March 31, 2021
Western neuroscientists found improving planning can have a dramatic effect on the quality of performance and adjust ongoing behaviours.