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Anti-racism advisors: Paving the way for change

Anti-racism advisors: Paving the way for change

As they work to embed equity, diversity and inclusion principles into institutional structure, Western’s first anti-racism advisors are asking the campus community to join them in their journey.

Students help break down barriers to justice

Students help break down barriers to justice

COVID-19 is making access to justice more difficult for marginalized communities, and that reality coupled with the move of many legal services online is prompting more Western law students than ever to step up to meet the need.

Western mourns death of law student, military vet

Western mourns death of law student, military vet

The Western community is mourning the death of retired major Charles Edmund Thomas, a military veteran who was studying towards a doctorate in law and who died unexpectedly in Stratford on Oct. 10.

Western supporting students following COVID-19 outbreak in London Hall

Western supporting students following COVID-19 outbreak in London Hall

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) has declared a COVID-19 outbreak in London Hall, a Western University campus residence, where there are currently four confirmed positive cases. The university is collaborating with the MLHU on contact tracing and is supporting students who need to get tested and quarantine.

Explainer: How clinical trials test COVID-19 vaccines

Explainer: How clinical trials test COVID-19 vaccines

Provided that a COVID-19 vaccine successfully navigates Phase 3 clinical trials and is subjected to continuing safety monitoring after it is licensed, we have good grounds to believe that the vaccine both works and is safe.

Partnerships pegged for SSHRC funding

Partnerships pegged for SSHRC funding

The strength of partnerships – including work to improve refugee settlement services hampered by the pandemic – was key to unlocking funding support for five London-led research projects.

Four named inaugural Canadian nursing Fellows

Four named inaugural Canadian nursing Fellows

Four Western nursing faculty have been named to the inaugural class of Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Nursing – a program that recognizes and celebrates the most accomplished nurses in Canada.

Western students among latest confirmed COVID-19 cases in London

Western students among latest confirmed COVID-19 cases in London

The Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) has informed Western University that five Western students who live off campus have tested positive for COVID-19. MLHU, in collaboration with Western, leads COVID-19 contact tracing for any member of the Western community. At...

Royal Society celebrates Western scholars

Royal Society celebrates Western scholars

Four Western researchers were named Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), commonly recognized as the country’s top honour in the arts, humanities and sciences.