Posts Tagged: Faculty of Social Science

Expansion of parental benefits saved marriages

January 12, 2021

An expansion of parental benefits in Quebec 15 years ago revolutionized the province’s labour force – the intended outcome –…

Americans with lower education levels suffer more pain than those who are more educated

October 28, 2020

Americans with a university degree or higher level of education endure substantially less pain than those who are less educated,…

Pandemic poses unique challenges for those living with eating disorders

October 22, 2020

Physical distancing, quarantines, and lockdowns have become necessary evils in the global fight against COVID-19 but for those battling eating…

Western’s CPSX supports new space mission led by CSA astronaut David Saint-Jacques

January 22, 2019

While in space, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut David Saint-Jacques is using his vantage point from aboard the International Space…

Book launch for first comprehensive examination of think tanks in Canada

November 16, 2016

Donald Abelson, one of Canada’s leading experts on American politics and U.S. foreign policy, has penned the first comprehensive examination…

Pacific Ocean’s response to greenhouse gases could extend California drought for centuries

September 16, 2016

Warming forces have caused millennia of dryness in California’s prehistory, and greenhouses gases could do the same. Clues from prehistoric…