Experts

We help the news media connect with Western academics and other experts to gain insight, context and further understanding of the day’s news for their audiences. Contact us to learn more.

Experts available to speak on National Dental Care Program

September 14, 2022

This week the federal government announced the first details of the planned National Dental Care Program. Western University has the…

Experts available to comment on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II

September 8, 2022

With the news that Queen Elizabeth II has passed away Western University has the following experts available to speak on…

Experts available to comment on topics related to back to school

September 1, 2022

Next week thousands of students across Ontario will head back to school, a time that can be both exciting and…

Experts available to comment as war in Ukraine reaches the sixth month mark

August 24, 2022

Ukrainians mark Independence Day on Wednesday, Aug. 24, which is also the six-month anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Western…

Experts available to speak about the declaration of monarch butterflies as an endangered species

July 25, 2022

Recently, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature added the migratory monarch butterflies to its Red List of Threatened…

Health Canada approves first COVID-19 vaccine for youngest kids: Experts available to comment

July 14, 2022

Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine has been approved by Health Canada for children under five, the first vaccine approved for that age…

Western University experts available to media ahead of World Refugee Day

June 17, 2022

World Refugee Day, an international day designated by the United Nations (UN), will be marked this year on Monday, June…

Expert explainer: Dr. Sameer Elsayed on monkeypox and what Canadians need to know

June 7, 2022

 Monkeypox cases are being reported in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta, and British Colombia. Dr. Sameer Elsayed is an infectious diseases physician…

Why NATO? What the alliance offers Finland and Sweden: Expert Available to comment

May 18, 2022

As Finland and Sweden both now formally asked to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), and much emphasis tp-date…

Experts available throughout Ontario provincial election campaign

May 3, 2022

Leading up to Ontario’s provincial election on June 2, the following experts from Western University are available to speak to…