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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…

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 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:…

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…

Western experts available to explain commotio cordis following NFL player’s injury

January 4, 2023

Damar Hamlin of the Buffalo Bills remains in critical condition, after experiencing cardiac arrest following a hit during a game…

Western experts available to speak on the potential of nuclear fusion

December 13, 2022

Tuesday morning it was announced that scientists studying fusion energy at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California were able to…

Western experts available to speak on the implications of new AI technologies such as ChatGPT

December 8, 2022

A new artificial intelligence based chatbot, ChatGPT, released by OpenAI last week is turning heads for its ability to accurately…

Western University experts available to discuss final data release from 2021 Census

November 29, 2022

On Nov. 30, Statistics Canada will release the final data report from the 2021 Census. Wednesday’s release will focus on…

Western experts available to speak on the FIFA World Cup 2022

November 17, 2022

One of the biggest global sporting events, the FIFA World Cup 2022 begins Nov. 20, and expectations are high for…

Expert explainer: How the spotted lanternfly could wreak havoc on Canadian farmers  

November 15, 2022

Prof. Amanda Roe answers questions on how the invasive species could affect agriculture and how the public can help