Jason Winders
Read. Watch. Listen. with Suzanne Chiodo

Read. Watch. Listen. with Suzanne Chiodo

Oh, you’ve got to hold on, ready or not, you live for the fight when it’s all that you’ve got when Law professor Suzanne Chiodo takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.

Kelly Cole named President/CEO of Sunnybrook Foundation

Kelly Cole named President/CEO of Sunnybrook Foundation

Kelly Cole, Vice-President (University Advancement), was named President and CEO of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Foundation in Toronto, effective Nov. 16, university and foundation officials jointly announced July 13.

OK Boomers, Millennials driving in new direction

OK Boomers, Millennials driving in new direction

We recently completed a study for which we interviewed 40 Millennials to hear how they feel about driving. One quote captured the typical reaction: “I’ve considered getting a car, especially when I was in college. But now it’s like, ‘meh … I mean, like, it doesn’t sound appealing whatsoever.’”

WE SPEAK survey results to spark conversations, action

WE SPEAK survey results to spark conversations, action

Insights gained from the WE SPEAK 2020 survey will guide the university as it strives to build a workplace culture where faculty and staff continue to feel valued and understand how their work supports the university mission.

Mark Daley named CIFAR Vice-President (Research)

Mark Daley named CIFAR Vice-President (Research)

Mark Daley, Western’s Special Advisor to the President on Data Strategy, has been appointed Vice-President (Research) for the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR), effective Aug. 17, the organization announced July 9.

Researchers make first steps towards cure for HIV

Researchers make first steps towards cure for HIV

A new strategy deployed against HIV by Western researchers has been able to pull the virus out of hiding in cells and expose it to potential attack from the immune system or open it to further treatment.

Neuroscientist takes COVID-19 Brain Study to Reddit AMA

Neuroscientist takes COVID-19 Brain Study to Reddit AMA

Western neuroscientist Adrian Owen and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre neurologist Rick Swartz will participate in a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) at 1 p.m. Friday, July 10, to discuss the COVID-19 Brain Study.

Read. Watch. Listen. with Ken Milne

Read. Watch. Listen. with Ken Milne

It starts with an earthquake, birds and snakes and aeroplanes, and Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry professor Ken Milne is not afraid when he takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.

BLM movement finds new urgency, allies because of COVID-19

BLM movement finds new urgency, allies because of COVID-19

COVID-19 has exacerbated the problems of racial injustice, isolation, frustration and stagnation and caused higher unemployment, which provides the time to air these grievances. When coupled with mixed messages from elites, the spark lit a fire that continues to burn.

Read. Watch. Listen. with Mel Goodale

Read. Watch. Listen. with Mel Goodale

Transport yourself beyond pandemic isolation and into parallel worlds both near and far when Western neuroscientist Mel Goodale takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.

Study hints at early sign of Alzheimer’s degeneration

Study hints at early sign of Alzheimer’s degeneration

Researchers have moved one step closer to identifying targets for brain degeneration that occur decades before symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease appear – a much sought-after clue that might open the door to early treatment.

TV may help you stay tuned to a new language

TV may help you stay tuned to a new language

Surprisingly, television has played a relatively small role in the language learning classroom. Our research has shown that students learn new words and phrases through watching television, and the amount of learning may be similar to what is learned through reading.

Your emotions are the new hot commodity

Your emotions are the new hot commodity

The potential to improve our emotional traits and skills through apps appears limitless. While there is nothing wrong with pursuing a more fulfilling emotional life, there is a danger in being blinded by the quest for happiness.