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New 3D-printed, open-source walker breaks borders for life-long mobility

June 8, 2023

Innovation allows people to manufacture their own customizable mobility device, which costs significantly less than commercial model

Experts available to speak on the impacts of wildfires on health, climate and ecology

June 7, 2023

As Canada continues to deal with hundreds of wildfires, smoke is blanketing a large area of North America. Western University…

Experts available to speak to the Bank of Canada’s interest rate announcement

June 6, 2023

The Bank of Canada is making its latest interest rate announcement tomorrow amid speculation that a rate increase is possible….

Pride Month: Western expert available to discuss rise in anti 2SLGBTQ+ legislation in the U.S.

June 6, 2023

As Pride Month gets underway, experts are highlighting a troubling rise in legislative attacks on 2SLGBTQ+ people south of the…

Western mini-satellite to launch aboard SpaceX as second mission spreads its wings 

June 2, 2023

First ever miniature satellite, or CubeSat, built by a Western team is set for liftoff in Florida and will provide students with an opportunity to learn first-hand about space mission development.

Western researcher: As online world changes, so do harms experienced by Canadian youth

June 1, 2023

Sociology professor Kaitlynn Mendes answers questions about tech-facilitated violence

Supports in permanent supportive housing key to ending homelessness, study finds

June 1, 2023

New research has shown that when considering how to move Canada’s most vulnerable from unhoused to housed, the network of…

Western to install 74 new electric vehicle charging stations

May 31, 2023

Seventy-four new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations will be installed across campus as part of a $1.45-million upgrade jointly funded…

Bird brains can flick switch to perceive Earth’s magnetic field  

May 25, 2023

New study from Western’s Advanced Facility for Avian Research explores a brain region that migratory birds use to perceive Earth’s magnetic field.

Western University experts available to comment on election interference, wildfires, Ukraine’s counteroffensive, and the potential U.S. debt default

May 23, 2023

Western University has experts available on a range of topics including election interference, wildfires, and more.