The team conducted 409 investigations, thanks in part to reports from everyday Canadians.
Using Statistics Canada data, professor Rachel Margolis found a policy change to parental benefits in Quebec led to a 6-per-cent decrease in separation and divorce among heterosexual couples.
The Canada Research Chairs program invests up to $295-million annually to attract, support and retain some of the world’s most outstanding scholars and scientists.
The prestigious prizes are awarded in honour of John C. Polanyi, who won the 1986 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his research in chemical kinetics.
With Canada moving to welcome more immigrants, a Western study reports that the age of a family’s eldest child is a key factor in retaining new families.
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.
For people with osteoarthritis, exercise hurts. A lot. A new Western study shows, with the right exercise, working through the initial pain can help.
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.
Western astronomy student Cole Gregg spotted a previously undiscovered asteroid flashing through the night sky.
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.
A Western team has helped identify personality traits astronaut crews need to get along during a long mission to Mars.
A new tool developed by a team of Western University computer scientists performs a digital deep dive on the near-endless stream of contact tracing (CT) mobile apps currently available on the market to evaluate their effectiveness and, more importantly for most, their privacy thresholds.
Words 2020 – London’s literary and creative arts festival – launched on Nov. 6 and it’s 100-per-cent virtual as the world stays safe amidst the global pandemic. “We need the transformative power of literature, the arts, and big thinking now more than ever. Over the...
The ethics of emergency use vaccines during Africa’s ebola crisis can guide how Canada eventually authorizes vaccines for COVID-19, says a new paper co-authored at Western.
Western’s Prachi Srivastava will lead an international summit to identify how countries’ education systems can recover from the effects of COVID-19 lockdowns, quarantines and physical distancing.
Impact craters on Saturn’s largest moon have exposed ‘water ice’ from Titan’s crust – ingredients for life – a study co-led at Western reveals.
Americans with university degrees or higher level of education endure substantially less pain than those who are less educated, according to an international study led by Western University.
Physical distancing, quarantines and lockdowns have created a recipe for the onset and relapse of eating disorders, a study co-authored by a Western researcher shows.
New research tools confirm a link between women’s experiences of sexual objectification and their anxiety about personal safety.
Organs for live-saving transplants are normally transported in ice-packed coolers. A new box developed at Western shows there’s a better, safer way.