A unique mindfulness program developed at Western has led to greater empathy and self-regulation among kindergarten children.
New materials engineering research led by Western could translate into significant real-world benefits like greater range for electric vehicles and longer battery life for cell phones.
Researchers looking to develop green technologies, understand consumer decision-making and improve learning outcomes for children with autism are among those benefiting from new federal funding.
Wagner Souza, has combined experience with neuroscience to create ‘smart’ medical devices, including a fall-prevention walker.
PhD candidate Jane Kovarikova has formed a group lobbying for child-welfare policy changes.
Sparrows show increased stress when exposed to more numerous and more severe winter storms, says a Western study that tested the songbirds’ resilience to the effects of climate change.
Vaping among teenaged Canadians has doubled in the past two years – a troubling trend that three Western researchers will examine in depth with new funding from the CIHR.
By studying the wood-cutting behaviour of ancient beavers that once roamed the Canadian high Arctic, an international team of scientists has discovered that tree predation – feeding on trees and harvesting wood – evolved in these now-extinct rodents long before dam-building.
A large number of the valley networks scarring Mars’ surface were carved by water melting beneath glacial ice -not by free-flowing rivers as previously thought – a new Western-led study shows.
Western has recruited some of the top PhD graduates, medical students and residents from across the country to be part of the sixth cohort of its Medical Innovation Fellowship (MIF) program.
When humans reach out and grab things, we don’t rely on the same visual cues we use to perceive an object’s size, a new study from Western’s Brain and Mind Institute shows.
Researchers at Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry have shown that how well you sleep and for how long is linked to increased odds of living with multiple chronic conditions.
Two Western researchers are among six interdisciplinary project teams awarded Manulife CIFAR Population Health and Wellbeing grantsto study the long-term health effects of COVID-19.
A gift from William and Lynne Gray has created a first-in-Canada research chair in mobility and aging.
The most reliable predictor of a relationship’s success is partners’ belief that the other person is fully committed, a Western-led research team has found.
Two Western researchers have received funding for partnership research projects that will help understand and prevent the spread of COVID-19. The COVID Alliance Grants awarded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) support pandemic-fighting...
Western is home to four new Canada Research Chairs, professors whose work will have global impact on autism, data science and children’s learning. Two chairs, in business sustainability and neuroscience, have been renewed. Celebrating its 20thanniversary this year,...
Shawn Whitehead will be doing some medical time traveling as he works to pinpoint the roots of cognitive impairment, including Alzheimer’s disease. The Schulich Medicine & Dentistry professor recently received a grant to study brain inflammation as a potential predictor of cognitive decline.
Even though fire management practices have improved, they’ve been no match for a pattern of warmer temperatures, drier forest conditions and more urban encroachment – all of which have meant more numerous, more intense and more complicated wildfires.
“Dynamic and collaborative people” attracted Alison Rushton to Western; a global pandemic is keeping her from getting here.