Posts Tagged: History

This Valentine’s Day: Can the heart be mechanically replaced?

February 12, 2018

Western University Professor Shelley McKellar explores the history of artificial hearts in new book William Schroeder lived for 620 days after his diseased heart was removed from his chest and…

Western students unearth 150-year-old headstones at local cemetery

May 11, 2017

  Five Western students working on a tombstone archeology project at Woodland Cemetery have discovered as many as 60 stone markers, some dating back to Canada’s Confederation. “We knew the…

Western researcher and acclaimed Civil War historian wins major book award

November 13, 2015

The connection between war, society and medicine is and always will be an important and rich field of study for researchers like Shauna Devine. A Visiting Research Fellow at Western…

Western experts available to speak about First Nations issues

January 25, 2013

Western University has experts from a wide range of academic disciplines including First Nations Studies, History, Law and Sociology available for interviews.