Media Releases Archives: 2022

Official opening of the Indigenous Learning Space at Western University

November 3, 2022

Media are invited to attend the opening of the new Indigenous Learning Space at Western University on Monday, Nov. 7….

Western experts available to speak on climate change during COP27 conference

November 2, 2022

With the goal of implementing collective climate goals outlined under the Paris Agreement delegates and climate experts will gather at…

U.S. midterm elections: Expert available to comment on what’s at stake

November 1, 2022

On Nov. 8, Americans head to the polls for the midterm elections to decide which party controls the House of…

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.