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How do social media and loss of sleep affect young people’s mental health?

January 14, 2021

How exactly does sleep influence mental health and how does social media play a role? Researchers at the Schulich School…

Northern Tornadoes Project verifies 77 tornadoes in Canada for 2020

January 13, 2021

Northern Tornadoes Project verified 77 tornadoes across Canada in 2020, increasing the verified count by a remarkable 166 per cent using advanced methods.

Expansion of parental benefits saved marriages

January 12, 2021

An expansion of parental benefits in Quebec 15 years ago revolutionized the province’s labour force – the intended outcome –…

New research underscores the importance of the measles vaccine

December 17, 2020

As vaccines for COVID-19 begin to be distributed across the globe this week, new research from Western University underscores the…

Planetary scientist available to comment on Canadian astronauts going to the Moon

December 16, 2020

Gordon Osinski, director of Western’s Institute for Earth and Space Exploration (Western Space), is available to media for comment about…

Piano performance expert available to comment on 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth

December 15, 2020

Leslie Kinton, one of Canada’s best-known and most sought-after chamber musicians, is available to comment on the 250th anniversary of…

Age of oldest child key to unlocking immigration mobility within Canada

December 9, 2020

With Canada moving to welcome more immigrants, and communities hoping to retain these new workers rather than see them move…

Expert and former Olympian available to comment on breakdancing as Olympic sport

December 8, 2020

Competitive breakdancing or “breaking” has been added as an official sport by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for the Paris…

Molecule found in green tea may block negative effects of chronic cannabis use

December 3, 2020

Since the legalization of medical and recreational cannabis in Canada, experts have sounded the alarm on the negative effects of…

No pain, no gain for knee osteoarthritis

December 3, 2020

In the late 1970s, Jamie O’Donnell deked and dangled on the ice for the Mitchell Hawks. Big goals, big games:…