Posts Tagged: Faculty of Social Science

Experts available to speak on the Fall Economic Statement

November 21, 2023

Federal Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland will deliver the Fall Economic Statement Tuesday afternoon. Western University has the following experts…

First World War postcard project connects past to present

November 6, 2023

In advance of Remembrance Day, 400 Canadian households receive replica cards, words from the front

Western University experts available to comment on news of the day topics

October 10, 2023

Experts are available to comment on legal cannabis in Canada, bird-window collisions, Unifor-GM strike, declining birthrate and the U.S. speaker election.

Experts available to comment ahead of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 25, 2023

Western University has the following experts available to speak on topics related to National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Indigenous…

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…

Bioarchaeologists confirm museum shrunken head as human remains

August 3, 2022

Researchers have verified the authenticity of a South American tsantsa (shrunken head) as human remains, an important step in the global effort toward decolonization and preserving and understanding Indigenous history.

New Western-led project probes health benefits of parks in Canada

July 20, 2022

New research project led by HEAL will explore the impact of parks and protected areas across Canada on people’s health and well-being.

Busy mothers breastfed less in 19th century Netherlands: study

April 13, 2022

Led by Western biological anthropologist Andrea L. Waters-Rist, a new study finds unusually low rates of breast-fed infants at a 19th century rural Dutch village, likely because the mothers then were busy working.

Partners willing to bend with relationship ‘dealbreakers’: study

March 24, 2022

New study reveals one romantic relationship problem may not be enough to call it quits but problems add up over time, eventually turning dealbenders into a dealbreaker.

United States warns a Russian invasion of Ukraine may be coming any day: Expert available to comment

February 11, 2022

The United States and other Western allies have advised citizens to leave Ukraine due to a possible Russian invasion. As…