Media Releases Archives: 2023

Historic $30M gift to transform Ivey’s presence in downtown Toronto

April 25, 2023

Donation from pioneering philanthropist Donald K. Johnson marks the largest ever from an individual in Western’s history

Western University experts available to comment on Biden re-election, Keira’s Law, the federal public service workers’ strike, election interference, and Twitter and the media

April 25, 2023

Biden seeking re-election On Tuesday, U.S. President Joe Biden formally announced he is running for re-election in 2024. Matt Lebo…

Expert available to discuss the implications of election interference and trust in elections

April 17, 2023

As the federal government probes alleged foreign interference in Canadian elections, Western University political science expert Laura Stephenson is available…

Health Canada grant funds innovative drug-checking technology

April 14, 2023

Chemistry professor teams up with local startup company to pilot technology at safe consumption sites across the country

LGBTQ+ adults report higher rates of pain, Western-led study of U.S. survey data shows

April 13, 2023

A new study analyzing data from the 2013 – 2018 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) has found that the number…

Experts available to speak on interest rates, financial stress, inflation and financial systems

April 12, 2023

A recent Angus Reid Institute survey found one in three Canadians say they are struggling financially. Western University has the…

Media Advisory: Western University President Alan Shepard to deliver keynote address at Engage Western 

April 10, 2023

Media are invited to attend Engage Western at RBC Place on Tuesday, April 11.

Western-led partnership releases tool kits to help communities welcome immigrants

April 10, 2023

Partnership aims to assess communities’ readiness to support immigrants in being successful

New study reveals alarming trend of nicotine vaping among high school students

April 4, 2023

More than a quarter of Canadian high school students report having vaped, and 12 per cent have exclusively smoked vapes…

Western cements leadership in kidney research with new $3.5M endowed chair

April 3, 2023

The William F. Clark Chair in Nephrology will help attract and retain top talent, enhance life-saving bench-to-bedside research