Media Releases Archives: September 2023

Western appoints Mark Daley as first-ever chief AI officer

September 29, 2023

Mark Daley has been appointed Western University’s first-ever chief Artificial Intelligence (AI) officer, as Western becomes the first university in Canada to house such a role within its senior executive.

Experts available to comment ahead of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 25, 2023

Western University has the following experts available to speak on topics related to National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Indigenous…

As parliament resumes, experts available to provide insight on several policy areas

September 15, 2023

With parliament set to resume next week, Western University experts are available to provide insight on policy areas of significance…

New project to monitor satellites over Canada

September 14, 2023

Western Space researchers are pioneering an inventive approach for satellite surveillance, leveraging existing cutting-edge technology initially designed for meteor observation.

In major breakthrough, Western, Brown researchers close in on preeclampsia cure

September 13, 2023

Antibody developed by Western researchers, currently undergoing clinical trials to treat Alzheimer’s and traumatic brain injury, could treat preeclampsia.

Researchers use AI to predict recovery after serious brain injury

September 11, 2023

Using fMRI imaging and machine learning, Western researchers discovered they could predict which patients would recover from a serious brain injury with an accuracy of 80 per cent.

Experts available to comment on topics related to the earthquake in Morocco

September 11, 2023

In the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in Morocco, Western University has the following experts available to provide insight and…

Western researcher launches land-inspired opera set in a canoe

September 7, 2023

Western Education professor Spy Dénommé-Welch wrote the story and co-composed the music for Canoe, a new land-inspired opera which premieres Sept. 12 in Toronto.

Western University experts available to comment on the back-to-school transition, fall respiratory infections, Greenbelt development and Atlantic hurricanes

September 6, 2023

Western University has experts available on a range of topics from back-to-school worries, respiratory illnesses, the Greenbelt development, and Atlantic hurricanes.

Migratory songbirds change breathing pattern to fly at high altitude

September 6, 2023

New AFAR study investigates how some songbirds adjust their bodies to inhale and distribute oxygen to blood vessels and flight muscles during migratory seasons.