Media Releases Archives: 2022

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…

Western University experts available to comment on elections in Quebec, Brazil, and U.S. midterms

October 3, 2022

Quebec Provincial Election Evelyne Brie Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science Areas of Expertise: Quebec politics, public opinion, electoral behaviour…

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…