Mel Goodale is relentlessly interested in how our brain enables us to understand the world.
Horia Hangan knows better than almost anyone that he shouldn’t have been there.
While women tend to get stressed out more than the opposite sex when it comes to the notion of a job interview, new Western research shows women outshine their male counterparts with their coping skills when all is said and done.
Forget allergic reactions and taking countless medications that don’t do what they’re supposed to do. Imagine going to the doctor or pharmacist and getting treatment tailored to your needs, the first time, every time. The work of Dr. Richard Kim of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry is heading in that direction.
Are chemicals used in growing flowers causing health problems in Naivasha, Kenya, or can illness in the community be attributed to various sources of stress? Phaedra Henley, a Western University PhD candidate, is conducting on-the-ground research to get at the root of that very question.
Western University neuroscientist Jessica Grahn admits, getting to this point in her career – one ready to take a giant leap forward – required a journey to convince herself of the work’s worth in the scientific community.
New findings discovered by an international research team, which includes a professor from Western University, may lead to a safe and effective anti-cancer therapy.
Nominations are being sought for the Western Green Awards to recognize contributions to sustainability on campus.
Psychology and Music professor Jessica Grahn’s laboratory was one of six CFI-funded projects announced today, totaling more than $1.2 million for Western and Lawson Health Research Institute.
Western is one of two finalists for the Environmental Leadership Award presented by the London Chamber of Commerce. The honour is part of the annual Business Achievement Awards.
Western recently announced the funding of the new Medical Research Chair in Pharmacogenomics.
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Solar farms are sprouting up across the country at an exponential pace and this push for harvesting greener energy has prompted a Western Engineering researcher to figure out a way capitalize on daylight hours.
University of Western Ontario researchers Gavin Buckingham and Melvyn A. Goodale, both of the Western’s Brain and Mind Institute, recently received a one-year $48,000 Health Research Grant from the Physicians’ Services Incorporated Foundation.
For some, a GPS is an invaluable part of a lengthy commute, helping drivers navigate unfamiliar cities. For others – and seniors, in particular – a GPS, along with a number of other automotive gadgets, often proves a distraction, doing more harm than good.
The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) awarded Sumagen Canada Inc. $728,000 to support human clinical trials for a preventative HIV vaccine developed by Dr. Chil-Yong Kang and his team at The University of Western Ontario.
A potential first and only preventative HIV vaccine, developed by Dr. Chil-Yong Kang and his team at The University of Western Ontario, has received approval by the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) to start human clinical trials this month south of the border.
Two teams led by researchers at The University of Western Ontario have won the second-annual Digging into Data Challenge and will use the power of computers to analyse complex information related to mummies and human rights abuses.
A commentary by University of Western Ontario’s David Spence and Harvard School of Public Health’s Dr. Meir Stampfer in this week’s Journal of the American Medical Association argues vitamin therapy still has a role to play in reducing stroke.