The Ontario government has appointed Western chancellor Linda Hasenfratz and Western bioethicist Maxwell Smith among eight members of the Ministers’ COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force.
Men appear to far outnumber women in their preference for using specialty Zoom backgrounds.
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry professor Lisa Saksida and nine Western alumnae have been named recipients of the 2020 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award.
For people with osteoarthritis, exercise hurts. A lot. A new Western study shows, with the right exercise, working through the initial pain can help.
Five teams of Western alumni entrepreneurs are set to make their pitch to investors.
A longstanding partnership between Western students and community groups in Africa took place virtually, from locations all across the globe.
Lisa Saksida, co-director of BrainsCAN, has been named one of Canada’s WXN Top 100, a recognition of women who advocate for workforce diversity and inspire tomorrow’s leaders.
For some Music faculty, the considerable challenges of conducting research during a pandemic have also been accompanied by unexpected opportunities.
Several Western alumni and honorary degree recipients have been named to the Order of Canada.
Western is providing additional support for Indigenous students through a partnership with Indspire, a charity led by alumna Roberta Jamieson, that invests in education of Indigenous Peoples.
About 38 million people around the world have HIV, the virus that causes AIDS – and, for them, there is neither a vaccine nor a cure. Yet.
Men, non-immigrants, younger adults and people living in rural areas are the Canadians most likely to resist COVID-19 safety measures, according to a Western analysis.
What do beans, grape skins, chia seeds and activated charcoal have in common? For Giovanni Angelucci, HBA‘11, founder and CEO of Queen Street Bakery, these items are ingredients in his unique recipes for gluten-free bread products.
Western is clearing a pathway for people who have historically faced social and economic barriers, with a new scholarship program for graduate students who are Indigenous or living with disabilities.
Less than a year after opening, Western’s ImPaKT lab is helping industry partners test the anti-viral properties of their products to protect consumers from COVID-19.
An alumna’s book detailing one of Canada’s great, previously untold business philanthropy stories has won a major award book.
Western astronomy student Cole Gregg spotted a previously undiscovered asteroid flashing through the night sky.
Law professor Rande Kostal has been awarded a prestigious international honour for authoring a book that sheds new light on the limits of America’s ability to impose democracy on defeated countries.
Transparency by pharmaceutical companies is one key to building trust and ensuring people agree to vaccination.
Education professor Prachi Srivastava has launched an interactive dashboard tool that reports and maps school-related cases of COVID-19 in publicly funded elementary and secondary schools.