Experts

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Experts available to comment on federal dental insurance program

December 11, 2023

Canadian government ministers are expected to announce details of the federal dental insurance plan which will provide benefits directly to…

Western University experts available to comment on several news of the day topics

December 7, 2023

Western University experts available to comment on ER closures, cost of food, math scores, eating disorders in males, and Taylor Swift

Western experts available to discuss COP28 climate change conference

November 27, 2023

With the goal of assessing the world’s progress on limiting climate change, global leaders and climate experts will gather at…

Experts available to speak on the Fall Economic Statement

November 21, 2023

Federal Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland will deliver the Fall Economic Statement Tuesday afternoon. Western University has the following experts…

Experts available to discuss anticipated volcanic eruption in Iceland

November 13, 2023

Iceland has declared a state of emergency and evacuated the community of Grindavik in anticipation of a possible volcanic eruption after earthquakes shook the area late last week and into the weekend. Western University has the following Earth Sciences experts available to comment.

First World War postcard project connects past to present

November 6, 2023

In advance of Remembrance Day, 400 Canadian households receive replica cards, words from the front

Western experts available to speak on the U.K. AI Summit

November 1, 2023

The U.K. is hosting the world’s first global artificial intelligence (AI) safety summit to examine the risks of AI development…

Researchers reveal link between Alzheimer’s disease and sex hormones

October 23, 2023

Study highlights the importance of developing therapeutics focused on hormonal connections.

Western University experts available to comment on news of the day topics

October 10, 2023

Experts are available to comment on legal cannabis in Canada, bird-window collisions, Unifor-GM strike, declining birthrate and the U.S. speaker election.

Experts available to comment ahead of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 25, 2023

Western University has the following experts available to speak on topics related to National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Indigenous…