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New study from Western University shows alcohol affects vision by 30 per cent

January 14, 2014

Using a 144-year old optical illusion, researchers from Western University have determined that drinking the legal limit of alcohol impairs…

Western delivers next generation of economics education with new graduate program

January 13, 2014

The strength of Western University’s Department of Economics program is clearly demonstrated by the awesome array of alumni leading and…

TIME CHANGE: Unique dental suite opens at Schulich Dentistry on January 14

January 10, 2014

What: Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry announces a new era in dental training and patient care, with…

Research reveals new therapeutic targets for Huntington’s and Parkinson’s disease

January 8, 2014

Research from Western University (London, Canada) has revealed a possible new target for treating movement disorders such as Huntington’s disease…

Western researcher leads NASA probe of weather on brown dwarfs

January 7, 2014

Western University’s Stanimir Metchev is principal investigator of new findings on brown dwarfs, which were presented at a news conference…

Western cancels classes for Monday night and Tuesday

January 6, 2014

Due to unprecedented and dangerous wind chill temperatures and blowing snow being forecast, Western University is cancelling classes for Monday…

Multi-million dollar announcement to advance research in London

December 12, 2013

Please join the Honourable Deb Matthews, MPP London North Centre, for the announcement of the 2013 Ontario Research Fund grants coming to Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute.

New research from Western shows exercise may help pregnant women quit smoking

December 12, 2013

New research from Western University shows that pregnant women wishing to quit smoking should exercise and just 15 to 20 minutes of walking is enough to stave off most tobacco cravings.

Western celebrates extraordinary alumna with the Alice Munro Chair in Creativity

December 10, 2013

Alice Munro was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for 2013, recognized as a “master of the contemporary short story.” In celebration of this extraordinary honour, Western University today announced the Alice Munro Chair in Creativity.

New findings mean more flexibility in the delivery of timely health care

December 9, 2013

A new mathematical finding by an international research team provides the health care system with a more balanced approach to how patients are selected for treatment, which will consequently decrease wait times. Led by Western University’s David Stanford, the tri-national team includes Peter Taylor from the University of Melbourne and Ilze Ziedins from the University of Auckland.