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Better diagnostics could reduce risky surgery for ACS

Better diagnostics could reduce risky surgery for ACS

New research from neurologist Dr. David Spence of The University of Western Ontario has shown that using 3-D ultrasound to identify ulcers in the carotid arteries is an effective way to pinpoint the small number of high-risk patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis (ACS) who would benefit from surgery to prevent stroke.

Ivey research reveals why some customers seek revenge

Ivey research reveals why some customers seek revenge

Marketers invest a great deal of time, money and energy into making people fall in love with their brands. However, in some extreme cases, old loves can become vindictive. Social media platforms now make it easier to do so publically.

Research guides city climate change policy

Research guides city climate change policy

University of Western Ontario professor Slobodan Simonovic sees the City of London on the leading edge of addressing climate change. And he should know. The civil and environmental engineering professor is helping inform city policy on the subject.

Six named as Vanier honorees

Western students Ahmed Hamada, Katie Kryski, Donald Lafreniere, Matthew Quinn, Fabrice Szabo and Jodie Whelan have been named recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships, the country’s most prestigious scholarships for doctoral students.

Yutzu connecting the art world

Arianne Vanrell Vellosillo had a problem. As a restorer for The Museo Reina Sofia, a major museum of contemporary art in the Hispanic world, she needed to collaborate with fellow restorers and curators across hemispheres and languages.

Methods in dialectology conference returns

Methods in dialectology conference returns

The 14th International Conference on Methods in Dialectology returns to The University of Western Ontario this week, Aug. 2-6. The event is jointly hosted by the French Studies Department and the Linguistics Program in Western’s Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Researcher Exchange Award open

Researcher Exchange Award open

The Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), University of Toronto and The University of Western Ontario have issued a joint call for proposals inviting interested researchers affiliated with these institutions to submit proposals for an exchange of researchers between the State of Sao Paulo and Canada.

Project eyes healthier Aboriginal youth

A Western collaborative project will assist in the creation of a local network to enhance collaboration among community partners in London and nearby First Nations to promote healthier weights in Aboriginal children and youth.

Western astronomer shares discovery of Earth’s first Trojan asteroid

Studying images compiled by NASA, an astronomer from The University of Western Ontario has proved the existence of the first Trojan asteroid found to share Earth’s orbit. The findings of Paul Wiegert and his colleagues at Athabasca University and the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope were published today as the cover story for the July 28 issue of distinguished journal, Nature.

Province awards researchers $8.8 million

Laparoscopic surgery is not a game to Dr. Christopher Schlachta, but he is using gaming technology, such as virtual reality, to teach future surgeons how to refine their skills and reduce medical error in the operating room.

Centre for Brain and Mind opens, announces U.K. partnerships

Centre for Brain and Mind opens, announces U.K. partnerships

Recognized as a world leader in cognitive neuroscience research, the Centre for Brain and Mind at The University of Western Ontario will begin training postdoctoral fellows from three of the top institutions in the United Kingdom next year.

Better diagnostics could reduce risky surgery for ACS

Better diagnostics could reduce risky surgery for ACS

New research from neurologist Dr. David Spence of The University of Western Ontario has shown that using 3-D ultrasound to identify ulcers in the carotid arteries is an effective way to pinpoint the small number of high-risk patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis (ACS) who would benefit from surgery to prevent stroke.

Ivey research reveals why some customers seek revenge

Ivey research reveals why some customers seek revenge

Marketers invest a great deal of time, money and energy into making people fall in love with their brands. However, in some extreme cases, old loves can become vindictive. Social media platforms now make it easier to do so publically.

Research guides city climate change policy

Research guides city climate change policy

University of Western Ontario professor Slobodan Simonovic sees the City of London on the leading edge of addressing climate change. And he should know. The civil and environmental engineering professor is helping inform city policy on the subject.

Six named as Vanier honorees

Western students Ahmed Hamada, Katie Kryski, Donald Lafreniere, Matthew Quinn, Fabrice Szabo and Jodie Whelan have been named recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships, the country’s most prestigious scholarships for doctoral students.

Yutzu connecting the art world

Arianne Vanrell Vellosillo had a problem. As a restorer for The Museo Reina Sofia, a major museum of contemporary art in the Hispanic world, she needed to collaborate with fellow restorers and curators across hemispheres and languages.

Methods in dialectology conference returns

Methods in dialectology conference returns

The 14th International Conference on Methods in Dialectology returns to The University of Western Ontario this week, Aug. 2-6. The event is jointly hosted by the French Studies Department and the Linguistics Program in Western’s Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Researcher Exchange Award open

Researcher Exchange Award open

The Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), University of Toronto and The University of Western Ontario have issued a joint call for proposals inviting interested researchers affiliated with these institutions to submit proposals for an exchange of researchers between the State of Sao Paulo and Canada.

Project eyes healthier Aboriginal youth

A Western collaborative project will assist in the creation of a local network to enhance collaboration among community partners in London and nearby First Nations to promote healthier weights in Aboriginal children and youth.

Western astronomer shares discovery of Earth’s first Trojan asteroid

Studying images compiled by NASA, an astronomer from The University of Western Ontario has proved the existence of the first Trojan asteroid found to share Earth’s orbit. The findings of Paul Wiegert and his colleagues at Athabasca University and the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope were published today as the cover story for the July 28 issue of distinguished journal, Nature.

Province awards researchers $8.8 million

Laparoscopic surgery is not a game to Dr. Christopher Schlachta, but he is using gaming technology, such as virtual reality, to teach future surgeons how to refine their skills and reduce medical error in the operating room.

Centre for Brain and Mind opens, announces U.K. partnerships

Centre for Brain and Mind opens, announces U.K. partnerships

Recognized as a world leader in cognitive neuroscience research, the Centre for Brain and Mind at The University of Western Ontario will begin training postdoctoral fellows from three of the top institutions in the United Kingdom next year.