Western names Jeff O’Hagan as Vice-President, University Advancement

The alumnus and former Western fundraiser brings deep experience in the postsecondary and healthcare sectors.

‘Perseverance’ pays off for Western Space alumnus

Western alumnus Raymond Francis serves as an engineer on NASA’s science operations team for the Perseverance rover, which is set to land in Jezero crater on Mars.

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Lisa Saksida, Canada Research Chair in Translational Cognitive Neuroscience, studies the brain’s capacity for learning, memorizing and paying attention. By mapping neural pathways in a healthy brain, she can better understand the effects of neurodegenerative disorders.

Daring to Ask: Can understanding neurobiology of cognition lead to treatments for brain disorders?

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Covid-19

Western stories of hope, research, and community during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Expert Explainer: Coronavirus ‘variants of concern’

The coronavirus will keep mutating unless we can mitigate its spread.

Inconsistent instructions may cause too-shallow nasal swabs: study

There’s a wide variance of provincial recommendations on how deeply the swab should be inserted.

Law project examines pandemic’s impact on family justice

New study will look at the reduction in access and how it is affecting those involved with Ontario’s family justice system.