Posts Tagged: Social Science

Western researcher: As online world changes, so do harms experienced by Canadian youth

June 1, 2023

Sociology professor Kaitlynn Mendes answers questions about tech-facilitated violence

Milk consumption increased ancient human body size, finds study

January 17, 2023

Researchers compared skeletons from archaeological sites spread over 25,000 years.

Western political experts available to speak about federal election

September 11, 2019

With the campaign for the 43rd Canadian federal election set to begin, the following political experts from Western University are…

Study finds visible minorities significantly under-represented in senior leadership positions in London and Ottawa

October 18, 2016

  A new study led by Western University researchers Stelian Medianu and Victoria Esses has found that visible minorities are…

New methodology provides better size estimates of meteorite impact craters

August 5, 2016

Using newly developed methodology, planetary scientists from Western University have re-estimated the diameter of eight well-known impact craters on Earth….

American politics expert says Canada must get ready for Trump presidency

June 15, 2016

Recognized as one of Canada’s leading experts in American politics, US foreign policy, interest groups and think tanks, Donald Abelson…

$2-million donation establishes Jarislowsky Chair in Central Banking at Western

May 9, 2016

Western University is poised to move to the forefront of central banking teaching and research in Canada, thanks to a…

New Western neuroscience study shows how we learn from watching others

April 21, 2016

A new study from Western University shows that the parts of our brain that provide us with our sense of…

Listen to your heart – it may tell you something about memory

April 5, 2016

Follow your heart because a new study from Western University shows that your memories already do. Investigators at Western’s renowned…

Evidence of human influence and pollution found in remote mountain lakes

February 8, 2016

A new interdisciplinary study at Western University has shown for the first time that 70 per cent of nitrates in…