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New research targets faster diagnosis for Parkinson’s patients

New research targets faster diagnosis for Parkinson’s patients

Five years ago, Alice Jones (not the patient’s real name for privacy) noticed she was having trouble wiggling her toes and using her left shoulder for everyday tasks like washing her hair. After a referral to a neurologist, Jones was diagnosed with a  …

Digital mapping uncovers hidden histories

Digital mapping uncovers hidden histories

Researchers at the Huron Community History Centre and Western Libraries are uncovering hidden histories of area communities with a digital mapping project that shares places and the past.

‘Loyalist’ project teams up to map history

‘Loyalist’ project teams up to map history

Travel back in time and across an ocean with the Loyalist Migrations mapping project, a joint research venture showcasing the power of geographic information systems (GIS) to communicate humanity’s “vastly complex history.”

MPH student finds focus in grey areas

MPH student finds focus in grey areas

Working alongside volunteer agencies in Vancouver’s downtown eastside, Master of Public Health (MPH) candidate Nour Kachouh realized she wanted to dedicate her work to supporting people who are most impacted by oppression and marginalization.

Letter: Faculty members call for withdraw of UN appointment review

Letter: Faculty members call for withdraw of UN appointment review

We undersigned Western faculty members are pleased to learn that one of our colleagues, the highly respected Western Law professor S. Michael Lynk, has recently been appointed by the United Nations to the role of Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Palestine and the...

Digital mapping uncovers hidden histories

Digital mapping uncovers hidden histories

Researchers at the Huron Community History Centre and Western Libraries are uncovering hidden histories of area communities with a digital mapping project that shares places and the past.

‘Loyalist’ project teams up to map history

‘Loyalist’ project teams up to map history

Travel back in time and across an ocean with the Loyalist Migrations mapping project, a joint research venture showcasing the power of geographic information systems (GIS) to communicate humanity’s “vastly complex history.”

MPH student finds focus in grey areas

MPH student finds focus in grey areas

Working alongside volunteer agencies in Vancouver’s downtown eastside, Master of Public Health (MPH) candidate Nour Kachouh realized she wanted to dedicate her work to supporting people who are most impacted by oppression and marginalization.

Letter: Faculty members call for withdraw of UN appointment review

Letter: Faculty members call for withdraw of UN appointment review

We undersigned Western faculty members are pleased to learn that one of our colleagues, the highly respected Western Law professor S. Michael Lynk, has recently been appointed by the United Nations to the role of Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Palestine and the...