Latest News

Study dispels harmful gender dysphoria myth

December 9, 2021

A first-of-its-kind study by Schulich Medicine & Dentistry researchers dispels a controversial gender dysphoria theory that activists and experts have called inaccurate…

Artificial intelligence helps improve outcomes for depression treatment

December 9, 2021

A first-of-its-kind clinical trial shows benefits of AI for mental health care by facilitating more personalized treatments for depression and improving patient outcomes.

Olympic expert available to comment on Canada’s diplomatic boycott of Beijing Games

December 8, 2021

Mac Ross from Western University’s International Centre for Olympic Studies is available to media for comment Canada’s diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics.

Western Olympic and Paralympic experts available to speak about 2022 Beijing Games

December 8, 2021

Canada announced a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing. Experts from Western’s International Centre for Olympic Studies are available to media for comment.

Western and St. Joseph’s partnership augments violence-survivor services

December 8, 2021

A partnership between Western and the Regional Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Treatment Program of St. Joseph’s Health Care London will provide additional support on campus with 24/7 services as needed.

New survey reveals pandemic impact on Canadian youth

December 2, 2021

Human Environments Analysis Laboratory (HEAL) researchers find that positive coping strategies saved teens during COVID-19 first wave.

Vaccine equity key to helping prevent COVID-19 variants like Omicron

December 1, 2021

Maxwell Smith, associate director of Western’s Health Ethics, Law, & Policy (HELP) Lab, is available to media for interviews about the Omicron variant.

Expert available to speak on NASA’s asteroid redirection testing

November 26, 2021

Paul Wiegert is a Western Space expert in the dynamics of the Solar System, particularly its smaller bodies like asteroids, comets and meteoroid streams.

Study shows smiling makes you look older, unless you’re old already

November 26, 2021

Smiling makes you look older, according to research by neuroscientists at Western and Ben-Gurion University in Israel. But if you’re already over 60, smiling doesn’t appear to change the way your age is perceived.

New study examines travel trends during COVID-19 lockdown

November 25, 2021

Researchers used de-identified and aggregated network mobility data to determine the effectiveness of Ontario’s regionally targeted lockdowns to reduce movement during the pandemic.