Posts Tagged: community

Media Advisory: London experts will discuss the health effects of vaping at community event

March 9, 2020

In 2019, a spate of vaping-related lung injuries occurred across North America, dominating headlines. While one in four high school students have tried vaping in the past 30 days, the…

Western Shows Its Local Love with Contribution to United Way

February 5, 2020

Western University today announced a contribution of $619,475 from its 2019 campaign in support of United Way Elgin Middlesex. Western’s contribution came from faculty, staff, students and retirees and will…

Local exhibition Marks 100 Years of Nursing Education in London

January 30, 2020

This year, Western University is celebrating a century of nursing education. To mark the milestone, Museum London has pulled from its extensive artifact collection, borrowed from other community archives and…

Junior Astronauts touching down at H.B. Beal

January 13, 2020

The Canadian Space Agency’s Junior Astronauts initiative was launched last year with a goal to engage elementary and secondary school students and get them excited about the cosmos by showcasing…

Big brass sets festive tone for launch of 20th Business Cares Food Drive

November 27, 2019

Celebrating the launch of London’s 20th annual Business Cares Food Drive, tuba players from Western University’s Don Wright Faculty of Music will kick things off with a festive performance at…

Community-driven project improves patient outcomes for diabetes in Indigenous communities

November 4, 2019

A Western University based project has led to significant improvements in health outcomes for people living with diabetes in Indigenous communities across Canada. The FORGE AHEAD project was launched in…

STEAM big with Science Rendezvous @WesternU

May 7, 2019

Western University faculty, staff and students host the third annual Science Rendezvous @WesternU this weekend at TD Stadium. A national science festival taking place in 25 cities across Canada, Science…

Extraordinary stories from ordinary Londoners: 
‘Hear, Here’ officially launches 

April 26, 2019

Western University public history students, researchers and the City of London Culture Office are pleased to officially launch the community auditory tour, called ‘Hear, Here’ on Saturday. Three London neighbourhoods…

Avoidable food waste costs households $600 per year

April 11, 2019

An average household in London throws out food almost daily, the equivalent of $600 per year, a new Western-based study shows. And if that’s the case in a mid-sized city…

London Brain Bee 2019 encourages next generation of neuroscientists

February 22, 2019

For more than 40 years, some of Western University’s most internationally recognized research has come from the field of neuroscience research. A special event, later this spring, aims to encourage…