Media Releases Archives: May 2023

Western to install 74 new electric vehicle charging stations

May 31, 2023

Seventy-four new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations will be installed across campus as part of a $1.45-million upgrade jointly funded…

Bird brains can flick switch to perceive Earth’s magnetic field  

May 25, 2023

New study from Western’s Advanced Facility for Avian Research explores a brain region that migratory birds use to perceive Earth’s magnetic field.

Western University experts available to comment on election interference, wildfires, Ukraine’s counteroffensive, and the potential U.S. debt default

May 23, 2023

Western University has experts available on a range of topics including election interference, wildfires, and more.

Schulich Medicine & Dentistry joins historic pledge to preserve planetary health

May 17, 2023

Academic health institutions call for implementation of planetary health education and research, transition to climate-resilient health systems

Expert available to discuss potential WestJet pilot strike and its impact

May 16, 2023

WestJet pilots have officially issued a 72-hour strike notice, meaning Canadians could be facing travel disruptions just ahead of the…

Exploring harm and the effectiveness of safeguarding in para sport

May 15, 2023

Conversations about safe sport and the treatment of athletes in Canada have been widespread during the past several months. While…

New hemp-based biomaterial may solve global microplastic pollution crisis

May 11, 2023

Western chemistry professor Elizabeth Gillies and her collaborators have developed a new biodegradable, hemp-based material that could serve as a…

Experts available to provide insight on effects of vaping

May 10, 2023

Vaping has emerged as a serious concern globally, with recent research indicating potential health risks and a surge in usage…

Experts available to speak on the impacts of wildfires in Canada

May 10, 2023

Wildfire season in Canada began early and has been catastrophic with roughly 80 wildfires burning in Alberta, 24 of which…

Mapping out a path towards net zero for firms

May 9, 2023

Corporate Strategies for Net Zero examines the key elements of the new strategic landscape for net zero within a Canadian…