A Western researcher is hoping to unify parents, teachers and language professionals in an effort to identify and treat a hidden language disorder that impedes children’s basic communication skills.
Ask Sara Mai Chitty, BA’14, MA’15, to describe land-based learning, and chances are, the Anishinaabekwe storyteller and educator will share an anecdote to illustrate the concept.
Author Sandy Lubert, BA’89, recently published ‘A FAIRS to Remember, The Life & Times of Happy Jack,’ a new book that explores the career of one of Western professor and coaching legend Jack Fairs, BSc’46, LLD’05.
Developed by a pair of Western students, Smile Masks are partly transparent face coverings that allow the wearer to speak, emote and make themselves understood by people who need to both see and hear you.
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.’”
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.
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.
Women experiencing violence from intimate partners now have access to a unique, interactive safety app that can help them assess their risks, set priorities and plan next steps. The myPlan Canada app was co-developed at Western.
Western Continuing Studies will relocate from Citi Plaza to Main Campus in Fall 2021, as the university continues to explore local partnerships to deliver lifelong learning opportunities downtown and elsewhere in London.
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.
Living a too-distant border away from his grandmother, Medical Sciences/Biology student Harshil Shah worried about how some isolated, elderly people were managing without the help they needed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Campus cyclists can now enlist the help of thousands of extra eyes across the city in an effort to keep their bikes safe from thieves, thanks to a new partnership with 529 Garage.
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.
More people in North America are taking to cycling – and bike shops across the United States and Canada are seeing record sales and facing supply shortages.
Place yourself in the room where it happened when Canada Research Chair in Sensorimotor Neuroscience Andrew Pruszynski takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.
For the first time in the nation’s history, Canada is home to more senior citizens than children – a never-before-seen demographic shift with implications across all aspects of society for years to come.
Western’s new Alumni Business Directory is offering a boost to purple-and-proud independent business owners, especially during these uncertain times.
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.
Neuroscientists exploring the lasting impacts of COVID-19 on the brain hope their newest study will provide answers for health-care professionals and improved care for millions of patients around the globe.