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Researchers use AI to predict recovery after serious brain injury

September 11, 2023

Using fMRI imaging and machine learning, Western researchers discovered they could predict which patients would recover from a serious brain injury with an accuracy of 80 per cent.

Experts available to comment on topics related to the earthquake in Morocco

September 11, 2023

In the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in Morocco, Western University has the following experts available to provide insight and…

Western researcher launches land-inspired opera set in a canoe

September 7, 2023

Western Education professor Spy Dénommé-Welch wrote the story and co-composed the music for Canoe, a new land-inspired opera which premieres Sept. 12 in Toronto.

Western University experts available to comment on the back-to-school transition, fall respiratory infections, Greenbelt development and Atlantic hurricanes

September 6, 2023

Western University has experts available on a range of topics from back-to-school worries, respiratory illnesses, the Greenbelt development, and Atlantic hurricanes.

Migratory songbirds change breathing pattern to fly at high altitude

September 6, 2023

New AFAR study investigates how some songbirds adjust their bodies to inhale and distribute oxygen to blood vessels and flight muscles during migratory seasons.

New study shows parents’ concerns about children’s reading should not be ignored

September 5, 2023

As children head back to class this week, a new study from Western shows parental concern is often an accurate indicator of children’s reading difficulty.

Western set to welcome students for new academic year

September 1, 2023

As more than 35,600 undergraduate and graduate students anticipate returning to Western for a new academic year, the university is preparing the final touches to welcome them back.

Experts available to comment on fall outlook for COVID-19 and other respiratory infections

August 30, 2023

Following months of low transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 in the community, public health data and hospitals are reporting an uptick…

Climate-changing human activity predicted to cause 1 billion deaths; new study

August 28, 2023

Study led by Joshua Pearce proposes aggressive energy policies to accelerate the decarbonization of the global economy, aiming to minimize the number of projected human deaths.

Multidisciplinary initiative to track influenza, other viruses in wastewater

August 28, 2023

Expansion of sewage surveillance project gets funding boost from province