Media Releases

Research reveals more about spatial memory problems associated with Alzheimer’s

October 10, 2012

Researchers at Western University have created a mouse model that reproduces some of the chemical changes in the brain that occur with Alzheimers.

Classes Without Quizzes kicks off with analysis of 2012 U.S. presidential race

October 9, 2012

Western University launches its popular complimentary lecture series, Classes Without Quizzes, for the 2012-13 academic year this evening with a timely talk about the 2012 U.S. presidential race between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.

Fluoride expert to speak at Schulich Dentistry Research Day

October 9, 2012

Dr. Jaime A. Cury, DDS, PhD, a professor at the Piracicaba Dental School, University of Campinas, Brazil will give the John T. Hamilton Lecture as part of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry’s Annual Dentistry Research Day.

Western neuroscientists breakthrough on physical cause of vegetative state

October 3, 2012

Neuroscientists from Western University have made a significant breakthrough in understanding what physically happens in the brain to cause vegetative state and other so-called “disorders of consciousness.”

Former Prime Minister and National Chief headline Indigenous Education Summit

October 2, 2012

The summit, titled Promoting Successful Transitions, brings together community members, educators, policy makers, employers, students and researchers to promote dialogue, share knowledge and build networks for future collaboration.

Western planetary cartographer launches Mars atlas

October 2, 2012

Award-winning Western University planetary cartographer Philip Stooke will officially launch his latest project, The International Atlas of Mars Exploration – The First Five Decades: 1953 to 2003, on Wednesday, October 3 as he addresses the Probus Club of North London at its annual general meeting.

Western adds some green to this weekend’s Homecoming purple

September 28, 2012

A team of students, faculty and staff will be planting a variety of tree species in support of the Veterans Memorial Parkway Community Program.

Western University launches new website

September 27, 2012

Following a year-long process of online surveys, stakeholder consultations and usability studies, Western University launched its redesigned website this morning at www.westernu.ca

Western and Bell announce deal to improve campus cellular capacity and coverage

September 27, 2012

Western University and Bell Canada announced today a significant investment by the Canada’s largest telecommunications company to improve cellular capacity and coverage across campus.

Western Homecoming 2012 has brains on the mind

September 26, 2012

In celebration of this long-standing level of excellence, thousands of alumni and Londoners visiting campus this weekend for Homecoming 2012 will have an opportunity to enjoy an all-star panel of brain and mind researchers, neuroscientists and academic leaders.