Posts Tagged: Sociology

Social media expert available to comment on YouTube ban of anti-vaccine information

October 1, 2021

Anabel Quan-Haase, Western’s Rogers Chair in Studies in Journalism and New Information Technology, is available to media for comment on YouTube ban of anti-vaccine information.

Nearly 40,000 kids in the U.S. who lost a parent to COVID-19 need immediate support

April 5, 2021

New international study reveals one in every 13 COVID-related deaths results in a child under 18 years of age losing a parent.

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,…

International study shows ‘less happy’ new parents end up having smaller families

August 6, 2015

A new study by Western University and the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) shows couples who feel ‘less happy’ in the year following the birth of their first child, have a lower probability of having another. The trend is especially strong for mothers and fathers who are well educated and older.

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.