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South Africa expert available to comment on death of Nelson Mandela

December 5, 2013

An expert in international development, who specializes in South Africa, from Western University is available to comment about the death of Nelson Mandela, who passed away earlier today at the age of 95.

Western and CLC launch first ever nation-wide workplace survey on domestic violence

December 4, 2013

Western University researchers, in partnership with the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC), will launch a national survey on the impact of domestic violence on workers and workplaces, the first-ever survey of its kind in Canada.

New target identified for preventing bone destruction in diseases such as arthritis and cancer

December 4, 2013

A paper published in the December 6 issue of The Journal of Biological Chemistry announces the characterization of a new potent and selective PI3Kd inhibitor, GS-9820.

Faculty of Health Sciences alumna named Western’s 22nd Rhodes Scholar

December 3, 2013

Western alumna Saumya Krishna, BHSc’13 & Scholar’s Electives, has been named among 11 Canadian members of the 2014 class of Rhodes Scholars. With 83 new members from around the world named this year, Rhodes is the world’s pre-eminent graduate student award, offering two years of all-expenses-paid postgraduate study at Oxford University.

Neurofeedback tunes key brain networks, improving subjective well-being in PTSD

December 3, 2013

Pioneering research conducted at Western University (London, Canada) points to a promising avenue for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): utilising neurofeedback training to alter the plasticity of brain networks linked to the condition.

Classes Without Quizzes investigates Indigenous peoples and their ties to the land

December 2, 2013

Western University’s popular complimentary lecture series, Classes Without Quizzes, features the research of Chantelle Richmond, Director of Western’s Indigenous Health Lab.

Popular Polar Stick competition returns to Western

November 28, 2013

Western University hosts its annual Polar Stick Bridge Competition.

Western’s Faculty of Science celebrates Eureka moments and major transformation

November 28, 2013

Western University is set to celebrate many of its own Eureka moments when the Faculty of Science officially re-opens the Physics & Astronomy Building at a special event.

Business Cares Food Drive to kick off 2013 campaign

November 27, 2013

The Business Cares Food Drive team will officially launch the 2013 campaign.

Media expert available to comment on landmark NHL-Rogers deal

November 26, 2013

With news breaking today about a landmark 12-year, $5.2 billion deal between the National Hockey League and Rogers Communications for broadcast and multimedia rights, a broadcast journalism historian from Western University is available to speak to media about its impact on sports programming in this country.