Even conspiracy-busters need a dollop of escapism in these strange times, so sit yourself down with King’s University College professor Alison Meek for a summer Read. Watch. Listen. that’s more fun than fraught.
Western has appointed Terry McQuaid – a psychologist with national leadership experience in equity, mental health and violence prevention – as its first Director of Student Wellness & Well-being.
Six of the country’s highest-achieving secondary school graduates will begin their studies at Western this fall as recipients of prestigious Schulich Leader Scholarships.
Elizabeth Olsson, an incoming Schulich Leader Scholar, works in a veterinarian clinic, is a dancer and musician and wants to become a biomechanical engineer.
Researchers looking to develop green technologies, understand consumer decision-making and improve learning outcomes for children with autism are among those benefiting from new federal funding.
Katja Murray – an incoming Schulich Leader Scholar – is a competitive swimmer and opera singer who scored near-perfect grades throughout high school.
Summer Shakespeare enters its 40thyear with a production of Pandemic Julius Caesar inspired by North America’s own Ides of March.
A $9.2-million gift from Jeff and Shelley Parr has helped Western University launch a centre dedicated to student mental health and well-being.
Natalie Loewen views it as an advantage to have grown up bilingual, in English and American Sign Language. One of six Schulich Leader Scholarship winners starting studies at Western in the fall, Loewen spends her summers working at the Bob Rumball Camp for the Deaf,...
Cole Sweet, a Schulich Leadership Scholar, excels in the classroom and on the stage.
Christy Xie designed a driving simulator en route to Western as a Schulich Leader Scholarship winner.
Charlotte Motuzas – who aims to be an astrophysicist – is one of six Schulich Leader Scholarship winners starting at Western in the fall.
Wagner Souza, has combined experience with neuroscience to create ‘smart’ medical devices, including a fall-prevention walker.
PhD candidate Jane Kovarikova has formed a group lobbying for child-welfare policy changes.
Sparrows show increased stress when exposed to more numerous and more severe winter storms, says a Western study that tested the songbirds’ resilience to the effects of climate change.
Vaping among teenaged Canadians has doubled in the past two years – a troubling trend that three Western researchers will examine in depth with new funding from the CIHR.
Four active-learning projects will be developed, with and for students, in the début year of the Experiential Learning Innovation Scholars Program.
Researchers at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry have shown that how well you sleep and for how long is linked to increased odds of living with multiple chronic conditions.
Two Western students launched The Basket Project in April and have since delivered 1,500 bags health-care essentials to people experiencing homelessness.
Two Western researchers have received funding for partnership research projects that will help understand and prevent the spread of COVID-19. The COVID Alliance Grants awarded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) support pandemic-fighting...