Media Releases Archives: 2022

New Western-led study shows cannabis use in adolescents linked with anxiety, memory loss

December 20, 2022

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry researchers have shown that chronic exposure during adolescence to tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main psychoactive component…

New study recommends prioritizing diabetes care for global post-pandemic recovery

December 19, 2022

A new global study, co-authored by a Western professor, examines the impact of COVID-19 on diabetes care by drawing a…

New study uncovers negative effects of vaping

December 14, 2022

Researchers at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and Lawson Health Research Institute have shown that vaping has a…

Western experts available to speak on the potential of nuclear fusion

December 13, 2022

Tuesday morning it was announced that scientists studying fusion energy at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California were able to…

‘Unexpected’ space traveller defies long-held theories about origin of Solar System

December 12, 2022

Western-led team confirms meteoroid from edge of Solar System made of rock, not ice, challenging long-held beliefs about how the Solar System was formed.

Western experts available to speak on the implications of new AI technologies such as ChatGPT

December 8, 2022

A new artificial intelligence based chatbot, ChatGPT, released by OpenAI last week is turning heads for its ability to accurately…

Western University experts available to discuss final data release from 2021 Census

November 29, 2022

On Nov. 30, Statistics Canada will release the final data report from the 2021 Census. Wednesday’s release will focus on…

Fireball may have dropped meteorites in Niagara region

November 21, 2022

A cosmic drama unfolded over southern Ontario on the night of Friday, Nov. 18, triggering an international collaboration and a meteorite hunt.

Western’s ImPaKT facility gets $16M from feds for pandemic research

November 21, 2022

Funds will help Schulich Medicine & Dentistry expand biocontainment infrastructure to research virus spread, expand COVID-19 research

Western experts available to speak on the FIFA World Cup 2022

November 17, 2022

One of the biggest global sporting events, the FIFA World Cup 2022 begins Nov. 20, and expectations are high for…