Media Releases Archives: January 2023

Western experts available throughout Black History Month

January 31, 2023

Western University has the following experts available to discuss a range of topics in recognition of Black History Month: Ruramisai…

Page from first book printed in England to be studied

January 28, 2023

Leaf from first edition of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, published on Caxton’s printing press in 1476, now part of Western Libraries Archives and Special Collections.

Study shows how personal stories of health risks got students to stop vaping

January 27, 2023

Babac Salmani, a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Health Sciences, studied the intention and behaviour change of regular vapers after they watched a short video explaining the potential health risks.

New 3D ultrasound may improve accuracy of liver cancer treatment

January 25, 2023

Simulated study finds new robotic ultrasound system can optimize liver cancer ablation therapy

Milk consumption increased ancient human body size, finds study

January 17, 2023

Researchers compared skeletons from archaeological sites spread over 25,000 years.

Experts available on mental health and wellness topics

January 16, 2023

Western University has the following experts available to speak on a range of mental health related topics: Kelly Anderson Associate…

Western research leads to new understanding of how HIV hides itself in the body 

January 10, 2023

A new study has identified a new function of a virus-fighting protein called APOBEC3 (A3) in the integration process of HIV in the human genome.

Western University experts available to comment on the North American Leaders’ Summit, and political protests in Brazil

January 10, 2023

North American Leaders’ Summit Fraser Johnson Professor, Ivey School of Business, Leenders Supply Chain Management Association Chair Areas of Expertise:…

AI tech exaggerates biases in facial age perception more than humans

January 5, 2023

Western-led study tested a large sample of AI technologies available today and found not only did they reproduce human biases in the recognition of facial age, but they exaggerated those biases.

Western experts available to speak on the XBB.1.5 Omicron subvariant

January 5, 2023

The XBB.1.5 Omicron subvariant of the COVID-19 virus is rapidly spreading across the U.S., while more cases are being detected…