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Western researchers find fear itself affects predator-prey relationship

April 16, 2013

In a study published today in Science, findings from a team led by Western biology professor Liana Zanette prove perception – in this case, fear – of predation risk is powerful enough to affect wildlife populations even when predators are prevented from directly killing any prey.

Western researchers acquit the tins in mysterious failed Franklin expedition

April 8, 2013

New research from Western University challenges long-held beliefs regarding the demise of Sir John Franklin’s ill-fated Northwest Passage expedition that departed from England in 1845.

Western Psychology says you are what you think

April 3, 2013

A series of public lectures, featuring faculty members from Western University’s Psychology Department will examine how human brains and minds.

Western comments on new tuition framework

March 28, 2013

Western University today acknowledged the decision by Ontario’s Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities, Brad Duguid, to introduce a new tuition framework for the province’s post-secondary education institutions.

Flooding expert available to speak with media

March 28, 2013

Western University’s water resources management expert Slobodan Simonovic is available to speak with media.

Easter Eggstravaganza for Western alumni and families

March 27, 2013

Western Alumni and their families will enjoy a fun-filled afternoon hunting for eggs and creating lasting memories on University College Hill.

Western Professor James MacGee receives Bank of Canada Governor’s Award

March 27, 2013

Western University Economics Professor James MacGee has been awarded the prestigious Governor’s Award by the Bank of Canada.

Western launches Medieval Studies program by unveiling rare illuminated manuscript

March 26, 2013

In celebration of its new Medieval Studies program, researchers from Western University will reveal a newly acquired illuminated manuscript – the only complete one of its kind in the Western Libraries collection – today at a special event in Weldon Library.

TEDxWesternU speakers to share world-changing ideas

March 26, 2013

TEDx will feature 11 speakers, addressing a live audience of 100 Western students representing all faculties and chosen through an anonymous selection process, which is now complete.

Western research showcase examines how youth seek information on mental health issues

March 25, 2013

Does the way that information is found and presented online impact whether youth are likely to seek professional assistance for…