Experts

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Western University experts available to talk about U.S. Election

November 8, 2016

Will the 2016 U.S. election go down in history as an aberration never to be repeated or will it touch…

Western students ‘heading’ back to Mars with Canadian Space Agency as part of simulation

November 1, 2016

Planetary scientists have learned much about Mars from the various robotic missions that have landed on the Martian surface. However,…

Wild Weather touches down at Ontario Science Centre

October 5, 2016

New interactive exhibition developed and produced in Ontario explores the power and impact of severe weather TORONTO (October 5, 2016)…

Classes Without Quizzes returns exploring how the American election matters to Canadians

October 4, 2016

Western University’s popular complimentary lecture series, Classes Without Quizzes, returns for a new season on October 6, as political science…

New discovery shatters previous beliefs about Earth’s origin

September 14, 2016

A new study led by Western University’s all-star cosmochemist Audrey Bouvier proves that the Earth and other planetary objects formed…

Education experts available for comment on back-to-school anxiety and stress

August 30, 2016

Back-to-school stress affects thousands of students, parents and teachers each year. With one week of summer remaining and school bells…

Western University experts available for comment on Olympic athlete injuries

July 7, 2016

In what he has said will be his last Olympic Games, Usain Bolt’s goal of repeating his three gold medal-winning…

VIDEO COMMENTARY: Olympic Games expert available to speak to media about Rio 2016

June 28, 2016

The director of Western University’s International Centre for Olympic Studies (ICOS) is available to discuss socio-cultural issues such as politics,…

American politics expert says Canada must get ready for Trump presidency

June 15, 2016

Recognized as one of Canada’s leading experts in American politics, US foreign policy, interest groups and think tanks, Donald Abelson…

Expert available to discuss medical assistance in dying for persons with mental disorders

May 27, 2016

A newly published article written by Louis Charland from Western University’s renowned Rotman Institute of Philosophy and his collaborators warrants…