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.

Western University expert attending Paris climate change conference available to media

November 26, 2015

With the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) set to begin on Monday in Paris, an expert from Western University…

Western expert available for comment on dehumanization of Syrian refugees

November 19, 2015

  In the wake of last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris, discussion continues in Canada regarding the federal government’s plan…

Western expert available for comment on bullying in society

November 16, 2015

With Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week about to launch once again in Ontario, and a growing desire by the general…

Western researcher and acclaimed Civil War historian wins major book award

November 13, 2015

The connection between war, society and medicine is and always will be an important and rich field of study for…

Western law professor Richard McLaren to report on Investigation of Russian IAAF doping scandal Nov. 9 in Geneva

November 6, 2015

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)’s Independent Commission (IC) will release its report regarding its ongoing investigations of International Association of…

Western University political experts available to speak about federal election

October 19, 2015

With the 42nd Canadian federal election to be decided tonight, the following political experts from Western University are available to…

Western to host observatory viewing for rare eclipsed Supermoon Sunday

September 25, 2015

The Moon will move completely into the Earth’s shadow – a spectacle known as a total lunar eclipse – this…

Western University experts available for comment on back-to-school anxiety

August 31, 2015

Back-to-school stress affects thousands of students and parents each year. With only one week of summer remaining and school bells across the region about to signal the start of another school year, anxiety levels among some students and parents are once again on the rise.

Western political experts available to speak about federal election

August 4, 2015

With the campaign for the 42nd Canadian federal election underway, the following political experts from Western University are available to…

Western expert available for comment on state of Ontario’s public school system

May 19, 2015

With Ontario public elementary school teachers preparing for province-wide job action on Monday, and continued opposition among some groups of…