August 14, 2012
The 122-page report, commissioned by the government in 2011, titled International Education, a Key Driver of Canada’s Future Prosperity, outlines a vision for Canada to successfully attract top talent from around the world to study, conduct research and increase collaboration between Canadian and international academic institutions.
August 13, 2012
Newly published research led by Dr. David Spence of Western University shows that eating egg yolks accelerates atherosclerosis in a manner similar to smoking cigarettes.
August 10, 2012
Most people have been in a situation that suddenly feels strangely familiar, while also realizing that they have never been in that specific place before. These experiences are called ‘déjà vu’ and the phenomenon has inspired countless books, songs and movies.
August 9, 2012
What’s (really) old is new again. Thanks to cutting-edge equipment and techniques, researchers and the public alike will soon have access to an ever-expanding database of virtual, 3-D archeological artifacts that tell the story of southern Ontario.
August 1, 2012
Scientists at Western University have identified a new therapeutic target for advanced breast cancer which has shown tremendous promise in mouse models.
July 26, 2012
Researchers from Western University have discovered further evidence linking subsurface volatiles, such as water or ice, to previously recognized (but thought to be rare) pits, which commonly arise on the floors of Martian impact craters.
July 23, 2012
As the world anticipates the start of London 2012 Summer Olympics this weekend, experts from Western University’s International Centre for Olympic Studies (ICOS) are available to media for commentary.
July 17, 2012
Scientists from Western University and the Children’s Health Research Institute, an Institute within the Lawson Health Research Institute, have identified the critical role of a receptor called c-Kit in the development and function of insulin-producing beta cells, making it an exciting therapeutic target for the management of diabetes.
July 9, 2012
Western University is pleased to announce that this year’s Leaders in Innovation Dinner will focus on spinal cord research, and feature award-winning actor, author and spinal cord research advocate Alec Baldwin.
July 9, 2012
The all-important piece critical to the Fraunhofer Project Centre for Composite Research (FPC) delivering groundbreaking advancements in the ever-growing field of composite materials will arrive in London.