Experts

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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 

Remembrance Day: Western University experts available

November 9, 2022

On November 11, Canadians will gather to remember those who served our country during times of war, conflict and peace….

Western experts available to speak on climate change during COP27 conference

November 2, 2022

With the goal of implementing collective climate goals outlined under the Paris Agreement delegates and climate experts will gather at…

U.S. midterm elections: Expert available to comment on what’s at stake

November 1, 2022

On Nov. 8, Americans head to the polls for the midterm elections to decide which party controls the House of…

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

October 25, 2022

On October 26, Statistics Canada will release the latest data from the 2021 Census. Wednesday’s release will focus on citizenship…

Western University experts available to comment on drone attacks in Ukraine, municipal elections, and inflation numbers

October 18, 2022

Russian drone attacks in Ukraine Marta Dyczok Associate Professor, Department of Political Science; producer of Ukraine Calling on Public Radio…

Experts available to speak on the Public Order Emergency Commission

October 12, 2022

Public hearings begin Thursday on the Federal Government’s use of the Emergencies Act during the Freedom Convoy protests. Western University…

Western University experts available to comment on elections in Quebec, Brazil, and U.S. midterms

October 3, 2022

Quebec Provincial Election Evelyne Brie Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science Areas of Expertise: Quebec politics, public opinion, electoral behaviour…