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Western researcher: As online world changes, so do harms experienced by Canadian youth

June 1, 2023

Sociology professor Kaitlynn Mendes answers questions about tech-facilitated violence

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.

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…

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…

Experts available ahead of King Charles’ coronation

May 1, 2023

Western University has the following experts available to speak on a range of topics in the lead up to the…

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…

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…