Media Releases Archives: 2021
March 12, 2021
Genomic surveillance programs have tracked more than 300,000 unique genetic versions of the COVID-19 virus. A new Western-developed web application…
March 10, 2021
Western’s Denis Vida helped guide recovery of an extremely rare meteorite this week using Global Meteor Network, a world-wide camera collaboration he coordinates.
March 10, 2021
A superior court justice’s decision to refer to the man convicted in the Toronto van attacks as “John Doe” has…
March 8, 2021
Research shows that global atmospheric drying significantly reduces productivity of both crops and non-crop plants, even under well-watered conditions.
March 1, 2021
The recent release of the Canadian COVID-19 Disability Advisory Group Report demonstrated that while the COVID-19 pandemic has deeply affected…
February 26, 2021
A recent study found that more than 90 per cent of parents want to change something about their child’s sleep….
February 24, 2021
Study recommends governments adopt an intersectional approach to understanding how vulnerabilities and disadvantages affect a person’s health.
February 18, 2021
Patients with psychosis may experience communication difficulties because non-language parts of the brain are trying to manage communications tasks, new research from Western and Lawson Health Research Institute shows.
February 17, 2021
Western alumnus Raymond Francis serves as an engineer on NASA’s science operations team for the Perseverance rover, which is set to land in Jezero crater on Mars.
February 11, 2021
Patients with chronic kidney disease on dialysis are particularly vulnerable to contracting and dying from COVID-19, a Western-led study found.