Western on cloud nine with IBM, government partnership

Western University announced the formation of a new Ontario-based multi-million dollar research and development computing network today with its partners, the Governments of Canada and Ontario, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the University of Toronto.

Western-led Canadian Astrobiology Network officially partners with NASA

One of the main drivers of planetary exploration is the search for life beyond Earth. A number of extraterrestrial targets, including Mars and the moons Europa and Titan, have been identified by NASA as having the potential to host life or to provide valuable insight for researchers and scientists into the conditions that may have been present on Earth when life started.

CIBC Centre targets skill transferability for displaced workers

CIBC Centre targets skill transferability for displaced workers

According to new research from the CIBC Centre for Human Capital and Productivity at Western University, productivity and wage losses during recessions are directly linked to the ease in which displaced workers can find new employment where their skills are best utilized.

Margaret Trudeau lecture postponed

Western University has postponed today’s Faculty of Health Sciences’ Distinguished Lecture with Margaret Trudeau due to a sudden and unexpected death in her extended family.