Media Releases Archives: January 2022

Tornado researchers expand scope to study hail

January 25, 2022

The research team behind the Northern Tornadoes Project, a partnership between Western University and ImpactWX, has launched the Northern Hail Project and they expect to be documenting the frozen phenomenon starting this summer.

Bell Let’s Talk: Western University experts available to speak on variety of mental health topics

January 24, 2022

On Jan. 26, Canada’s largest fundraising campaign for mental health awareness will spark conversations related to mental health issues across…

‘The Great Resignation’ and the worker’s power in the workplace: Expert available to comment

January 20, 2022

The notion of the “Great Resignation” has been a popular topic in media, and is the idea that workers are…

How will vaccine mandates for truckers affect a fragile supply chain? Expert available to comment

January 13, 2022

As Canada and the United States finalize vaccine policies for truckers the effect of the potential mandates on already fragile…

The West and Russia are playing two different games: Expert available to comment on Ukraine-Russian relations

January 12, 2022

Tensions are high as NATO and other Western Allies meet this week with Russian officials in an attempt to avoid…

Genetics could be key to curbing obesity

January 11, 2022

Researchers discovered deleting a specific gene in male mice results in a reduction in fat and an increase in muscle…

Mandatory vaccination is about ethics, not just science

January 10, 2022

Bioethics expert Maxwell Smith believes the decision to implement mandatory vaccinations will rest largely on whether they can be ethically justified.

Learning loss expert available to comment on school closures

January 7, 2022

Canada Research Chair in Neuroscience & Learning Disorders says the true cost of the pandemic on children’s learning may only be evident in years to come.