Media Releases Archives: 2021

Law project examines pandemic’s impact on family justice

January 19, 2021

COVID-19 has dramatically disrupted how courts conduct business – and now a new Western University-led research project will study the…

U.S. politics expert available to comment on Joe Biden’s inauguration

January 18, 2021

Donald Trump’s presidency ends and Joe Biden will be sworn as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday,…

Ivan Coyote brings Active Voice to Western

January 18, 2021

Western’s Alice Munro Chair in Creativity launches an all-new highly interactive senior-level class this semester that is also a public performance series.

How do social media and loss of sleep affect young people’s mental health?

January 14, 2021

How exactly does sleep influence mental health and how does social media play a role? Researchers at the Schulich School…

Northern Tornadoes Project verifies 77 tornadoes in Canada for 2020

January 13, 2021

Northern Tornadoes Project verified 77 tornadoes across Canada in 2020, increasing the verified count by a remarkable 166 per cent using advanced methods.

Expansion of parental benefits saved marriages

January 12, 2021

An expansion of parental benefits in Quebec 15 years ago revolutionized the province’s labour force – the intended outcome –…