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.
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.
A landmark partnership announced Wednesday by Western Space presents engineering professor Jayshri Sabarinathan with the launch of an out-of-this-world project.
Andrew Duhasky is unit chef at Ontario Hall and wants to make sure the food is better, much better, than just ‘good’.
What if impact craters, long seen as harbingers of death, turned out to be the cradle of life? A new study co-authored at Western suggests we rethink the origins of life on Earth.
A unique mindfulness program developed at Western has led to greater empathy and self-regulation among kindergarten children.
New materials engineering research led by Western could translate into significant real-world benefits like greater range for electric vehicles and longer battery life for cell phones.