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Workers welcome shortened work week, research study finds

Workers welcome shortened work week, research study finds

Municipal staff in Zorra Township are so satisfied with a four-day work week that almost three-quarters of them would like to extend the innovative experiment. Seventy-three per cent of employees say they would like to continue working a compressed sche …

Brazilian research ties announced

Brazilian research ties announced

OTTAWA – A $200,000 investment announced today by The Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), University of Toronto and The University of Western Ontario will be used to enhance support for research collaborations between investigators in Brazil and Canada.

Patel backed by CHRP program

Patel backed by CHRP program

University of Western Ontario professor Rajnikant Patel has been named among Canadian researchers backed by a Collaborative Health Research Projects (CHRP) program funding the development of new treatments for lung, breast and ovarian cancers, as well as other life-threatening diseases.

Life among the talking heads

Life among the talking heads

Tim Conley admits he does not have ‘The Number.’ He has ‘A Number’, even ‘A Really Good Number’ if you account for the limited information he worked with at the time. He realizes, however, after a few more months of research, he will have ‘A Different Number’ to present to the world. But he wonders if anyone will care by that time.

Labatt’s archive opens doors to corporate history

Labatt’s archive opens doors to corporate history

With what will certainly become the cornerstone of its archive collection, The University of Western Ontario welcomed the documented history of the Labatt Brewing Company, bringing together more than 160 years of one of Canada’s most significant collections of historic corporate materials.

University continues to strengthen ties with Africa

The University of Western Ontario continues to forge ties to higher education in Africa, partnering with two universities to assist in strengthening their strategic plans to better deal with external stakeholders, such as government bodies.

Top grad students earn gold medals

Ken Valyear, who completed his PhD in Neuroscience in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, and Chris Bundock, who completed his PhD in the Department of English, were selected as the two Governor General’s Gold Medal recipients as graduate students with the highest academic standing.

Taking climate change fight to the cities

Taking climate change fight to the cities

As part of the International Research Initiative on Adaptation to Climate Change (IRIACC), a new initiative led by Gordon McBean at The University of Western Ontario will help cities around the world mitigate risks created by climate change.

Western launches new space program

Western launches new space program

Some students are chastised for having their heads in space. A new training program led by The University of Western Ontario will ensure they are rewarded for it – for thinking about space in new ways, that is.

Walking Tour guidebook now available

Walking Tour guidebook now available

Enjoy some of the lesser known features of The University of Western Ontario campus with the recently released guidebook, “Walking Tour: A self-guided tour of Canada’s most beautiful campus.”

Labatt makes historic donation to university

Labatt makes historic donation to university

Two decades before Canada attained nationhood, John Kinder Labatt was brewing beer in London. More than 160 years later, the Labatt Brewing Company’s documented history returns to the Forest City, finding a permanent home for the iconic collection at The University of Western Ontario.

Brazilian research ties announced

Brazilian research ties announced

OTTAWA – A $200,000 investment announced today by The Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), University of Toronto and The University of Western Ontario will be used to enhance support for research collaborations between investigators in Brazil and Canada.

Patel backed by CHRP program

Patel backed by CHRP program

University of Western Ontario professor Rajnikant Patel has been named among Canadian researchers backed by a Collaborative Health Research Projects (CHRP) program funding the development of new treatments for lung, breast and ovarian cancers, as well as other life-threatening diseases.

Life among the talking heads

Life among the talking heads

Tim Conley admits he does not have ‘The Number.’ He has ‘A Number’, even ‘A Really Good Number’ if you account for the limited information he worked with at the time. He realizes, however, after a few more months of research, he will have ‘A Different Number’ to present to the world. But he wonders if anyone will care by that time.

Labatt’s archive opens doors to corporate history

Labatt’s archive opens doors to corporate history

With what will certainly become the cornerstone of its archive collection, The University of Western Ontario welcomed the documented history of the Labatt Brewing Company, bringing together more than 160 years of one of Canada’s most significant collections of historic corporate materials.

University continues to strengthen ties with Africa

The University of Western Ontario continues to forge ties to higher education in Africa, partnering with two universities to assist in strengthening their strategic plans to better deal with external stakeholders, such as government bodies.

Top grad students earn gold medals

Ken Valyear, who completed his PhD in Neuroscience in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, and Chris Bundock, who completed his PhD in the Department of English, were selected as the two Governor General’s Gold Medal recipients as graduate students with the highest academic standing.

Taking climate change fight to the cities

Taking climate change fight to the cities

As part of the International Research Initiative on Adaptation to Climate Change (IRIACC), a new initiative led by Gordon McBean at The University of Western Ontario will help cities around the world mitigate risks created by climate change.

Western launches new space program

Western launches new space program

Some students are chastised for having their heads in space. A new training program led by The University of Western Ontario will ensure they are rewarded for it – for thinking about space in new ways, that is.

Walking Tour guidebook now available

Walking Tour guidebook now available

Enjoy some of the lesser known features of The University of Western Ontario campus with the recently released guidebook, “Walking Tour: A self-guided tour of Canada’s most beautiful campus.”

Labatt makes historic donation to university

Labatt makes historic donation to university

Two decades before Canada attained nationhood, John Kinder Labatt was brewing beer in London. More than 160 years later, the Labatt Brewing Company’s documented history returns to the Forest City, finding a permanent home for the iconic collection at The University of Western Ontario.