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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…

Researchers use social network analysis to model virus evolution

May 5, 2022

New research from Western University suggests some viruses evolve more like a dynamic social network – rather than a rigid…

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…

Western first in Canada, third in world in global impact, sustainability rankings

April 28, 2022

Western University has placed first in Canada and third in the world in a global ranking of universities working toward…

Western University expert available to comment on latest census release

April 26, 2022

The second set of data from Canada’s 2021 census is promising to show fascinating population trends. Michael Haan, director of…

Western researchers urge legislation to end organ donation anonymity

April 21, 2022

Western bioethicists argue that existing legislation preventing families of deceased donors from identifying their beneficiaries is outdated and unfair.

Bright fireball event near Lake Simcoe expected to have dropped meteorites

April 18, 2022

A bright fireball was observed by a network of all-sky cameras across southern Ontario at 11:37pm on Sunday, April 17,…

Busy mothers breastfed less in 19th century Netherlands: study

April 13, 2022

Led by Western biological anthropologist Andrea L. Waters-Rist, a new study finds unusually low rates of breast-fed infants at a 19th century rural Dutch village, likely because the mothers then were busy working.

Significant interest rate increase expected and Canadians should prepare for more: Expert available to comment

April 13, 2022

Economic analysts expect the Bank of Canada to announce a significant interest rate increase today in an attempt to ease…

Severe weather experts join Western’s Northern Hail Project

April 11, 2022

Julian Brimelow has been appointed as the first-ever Northern Hail Project executive director and Simon Eng will serve as its research meteorologist.