Posts Tagged: Education

‘Raving For Introverts’ drops the beat at Western’s annual Music Research Showcase

October 15, 2015

Western University’s Jay Hodgson is developing technology that allows people to compose banging techno music simply by moving their bodies to the beat. A Musicology and Popular Music professor at…

Western students receive high marks at The Undergraduate Awards

September 23, 2015

Emma Rose Bonanno and 26 Western University colleagues were named among the international winners of The Undergraduate Awards, a worldwide competition recognizing top undergraduate work. In total, Western boasted 30…

National initiative led by Western examines risk factors for vulnerable populations

September 15, 2015

Intimate partner violence accounts for 26 per cent of all violent crimes in Canada; in 2012, they represented 20 per cent of all homicides. While researchers have recently identified risk…

Western University experts available for comment on back-to-school anxiety

August 31, 2015

Back-to-school stress affects thousands of students and parents each year. With only one week of summer remaining and school bells across the region about to signal the start of another school year, anxiety levels among some students and parents are once again on the rise.

Western researcher says new approach to youth criminal rehabilitation needed

August 4, 2015

Punishment and deterrence are often believed to be the most effective means of reducing youth crime and improving community safety, but Western University psychologist Alan Leschied says the reality is much different.

Western’s CREVAWC receives $1 million to become national hub for supporting victims of family violence

July 30, 2015

The Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women and Children (CREVAWC) has received $1,008,271 from the Public Health Agency of Canada to become the national Knowledge Hub for…

Study finds gap between aims of Canadian physical education curriculum and expectations

June 12, 2015

A study of physical education curriculum across Canada has found that while the curriculum’s stated aims are focused on healthy active living through physical activity, the actual learning outcome statements…

White Ribbon Campaign and Western Mustangs team-up for 9th annual Father’s Day Breakfast

May 25, 2015

Western University’s Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women & Children (CREVAWC) will host its 9th annual Father’s Day Breakfast tomorrow (Tuesday, May 26) from 8 to 10:15…

Western expert available for comment on state of Ontario’s public school system

May 19, 2015

With Ontario public elementary school teachers preparing for province-wide job action on Monday, and continued opposition among some groups of Ontarians to the Province’s new sex-ed curriculum, an expert in…

Generous donation expands unique TVDSB-Western partnership

April 22, 2015

A $5 million donation from The Joyce Foundation will double the size of the successful School Within a University (SWAU) program – the first of its kind in Canada. The…