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Western to host national forum on reconciliation

November 24, 2021

Western University, in close collaboration with Indigenous communities in London, Ont. and surrounding region, will host a national forum aimed at advancing social and institutional transformation within Indigenous education and the work of Truth and Reconciliation.

Experts available to comment on COVID-19 vaccines for kids

November 19, 2021

Health Canada has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for youth aged 5 to 11, marking a major milestone in Canada’s…

Global study offers new insight on heart valve surgery

November 16, 2021

Researchers at Western and Lawson Health Research Institute played a leading role a new global study that will change the way surgeons…

New study makes sense of sensory processing in children with autism

November 15, 2021

A new study from Western University shows that grouping sensory abilities helps better support kids with autism spectrum disorder.

Key to safer hockey helmets: Mitigating for angle and ‘torque’ of impact

November 10, 2021

Western engineers have found latest in hockey helmet technology could be improved to withstand indirect hits to the head.

Project to study climate effects on electric vehicle energy use

November 8, 2021

A new joint project between Western University’s Faculty of Engineering and Fanshawe College’s Centre for Research and Innovation (CRI), is investigating household energy consumption for electric vehicles (EVs) and how weather factors affect it.

Western experts available to speak about climate change ahead of COP26

October 29, 2021

With the goal of tackling the devastating challenges presented by climate change, experts from around the globe will gather at…

Walking may reduce postpartum depression symptoms

October 27, 2021

A new Western study suggests brisk walking – as little as 15 minutes a day – may be the answer for many women struggling with PPD, though some severe cases may still require traditional medical care.

100 years of insulin: Experts available to comment on advancements in diabetes research and care

October 26, 2021

As the world recognizes 100 years since the discovery of insulin, medical and health care experts in London, Ontario have joined forces to tell the story of advancements in diabetes research and care.