Media Releases Archives: 2022

Expert explainer: Dr. Sameer Elsayed on monkeypox and what Canadians need to know

June 7, 2022

 Monkeypox cases are being reported in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta, and British Colombia. Dr. Sameer Elsayed is an infectious diseases physician…

$10M gift gives rise to Western’s Ronald D. Schmeichel Building for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

May 26, 2022

Ron Schmeichel, a Canadian entrepreneur and financier, is lending his name to Western’s new entrepreneurship and innovation building, with a…

New Western innovation gels engineering with medicine

May 20, 2022

Western biomaterials expert Kibret Mequanint has developed the first-ever water-hating fluid, which displaces body fluids surrounding an injury allowing for near-instantaneous gelling, sealing and healing of injured tissue.

Scaling the climate-smart circular economy

May 19, 2022

A landmark study conducted by researchers at the Ivey Business School’s Centre for Building Sustainable Value, examined two Canadian “hot…

Why NATO? What the alliance offers Finland and Sweden: Expert Available to comment

May 18, 2022

As Finland and Sweden both now formally asked to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and much emphasis tp-date…

Researchers use social network analysis to model virus evolution

May 5, 2022

New research from Western University suggests some viruses evolve more like a dynamic social network – rather than a rigid…

Experts available throughout Ontario provincial election campaign

May 3, 2022

Leading up to Ontario’s provincial election on June 2, the following experts from Western University are available to speak to…

Western first in Canada, third in world in global impact, sustainability rankings

April 28, 2022

Western University has placed first in Canada and third in the world in a global ranking of universities working toward…

Western University expert available to comment on latest census release

April 26, 2022

The second set of data from Canada’s 2021 census is promising to show fascinating population trends. Michael Haan, director of…

Western researchers urge legislation to end organ donation anonymity

April 21, 2022

Western bioethicists argue that existing legislation preventing families of deceased donors from identifying their beneficiaries is outdated and unfair.