Media Releases Archives: September 2022

Experts available to comment on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 28, 2022

In 2021, the Government of Canada designated September 30 as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in direct response…

Western expert available to comment on flooding in Pakistan

September 27, 2022

Flooding in Pakistan continues to ravage the country leaving millions displaced from their homes and many dead. In some areas…

Expert available to comment on NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART)

September 26, 2022

After nearly a year since its launch last November, NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) will make contact with the…

Study looks at impact of artificial intelligence on primary health care

September 22, 2022

Researchers have identified key issues regarding the use of AI tools in primary healthcare by connecting directly with practitioners.

Tools aim to improve care for people experiencing substance use stigma

September 21, 2022

Stigma and discrimination associated with substance use have been shown to contribute to barriers to care, especially among marginalized and…

Experts available to comment on fall municipal elections

September 15, 2022

As municipal elections heat up across Ontario, Western University has the following experts available to discuss the elections and special…

Experts available to speak on National Dental Care Program

September 14, 2022

This week the federal government announced the first details of the planned National Dental Care Program. Western University has the…

New Western research demonstrates effects of hotter fall temperatures on insects

September 14, 2022

Climate change has wreaked havoc with many species’ life cycles and now a pair of Western students is shedding light…

Western researchers among first to capture James Webb Space Telescope images

September 12, 2022

The James Webb Space Telescope (Webb) has captured the most detailed and sharpest images ever taken of the inner region of the Orion Nebula. These images were targeted by an international collaboration, including Western researchers.

First-ever Riverfest reconnects campus community with the Deshkan Ziibiing

September 12, 2022

For the month of September, the community will have a chance to celebrate the Deshkan Ziibiing (Antler/Thames River) with Riverfest 2022, Western’s first-ever river festival hosted by the Office of Sustainability.