Media Releases Archives: October 2022

Western hosts national conference to tap space as asset

October 31, 2022

When former Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry Navdeep Bains launched the new Canadian space strategy in 2019, a core…

Western University study underscores need for food literacy, national school food program

October 31, 2022

Children have been told, “Eat your fruits and vegetables” throughout generations. But a new study out of Western’s Human Environment’s…

Le Prix Nobel de littérature d’Ernaux n’est pas une surprise pour la professeure d’études françaises

October 27, 2022

Karin Schwerdtner a étudié des œuvres d’écrivains Français acclamés pendant des années

Bringing equity-informed practices to homelessness prevention and support

October 26, 2022

Collaboration between Western researchers, an Indigenous Youth Council and YOU will support Indigenous youth leaving homelessness

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

October 25, 2022

On October 26, Statistics Canada will release the latest data from the 2021 Census. Wednesday’s release will focus on citizenship…

Western University experts available to comment on drone attacks in Ukraine, municipal elections, and inflation numbers

October 18, 2022

Russian drone attacks in Ukraine Marta Dyczok Associate Professor, Department of Political Science; producer of Ukraine Calling on Public Radio…

Western-led study explores COVID-19 effects on cognition

October 18, 2022

New long-term study led by Western neuroscientists found significant impairments in reasoning, speed of thinking and verbal abilities in patients with confirmed cases of COVID-19, but no losses in memory functioning.

Experts available to speak on the Public Order Emergency Commission

October 12, 2022

Public hearings begin Thursday on the Federal Government’s use of the Emergencies Act during the Freedom Convoy protests. Western University…

Climate change and deforestation may drive tree-dwelling primates to the ground

October 11, 2022

A large-scale study of 47 species of monkeys and lemurs has found that climate change and deforestation are driving these tree-dwelling animals to the ground.

English grad bequeaths $10M in scholarships, largest gift ever to Faculty of Arts and Humanities

October 3, 2022

A Western English graduate who went on to become a preeminent figure in interior design has left $10 million to…