CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada personality Don Cherry has built a career on celebrating fighting in hockey. But in light of a public growing less and less tolerant of sports violence, even the colourful commentator has been forced to back down.
It hasn’t been reinvented in ages – until now. While available to many, the flush toilet remains non-existent to a vast majority of the developing world. Jason Gerhard, associate professor in civil and environmental engineering, hopes to play a key role in bringing safe, reliable and sanitary toilets to billions around the world.
Western students Frederick Armah, Sarbani Banerjee, Gleb Meirson, Mark-Shane Scale, Ahmed El Ansary and Yann Benetreau-Dupin have been named recipients of the Ontario Trillium Scholarships.
Western community members with an environmental ‘sustainability wish list’ can help translate imagination into reality at the World Cafe being held Oct. 25.
The world’s population may soar to 7 billion by the end of this month. And, with each new baby, the global footprint expands as does the social, economic and environmental challenges worldwide.
More than 90 per cent of the world’s population exhibits a strong preference for using their right hand, as opposed to their left, for grasping and lifting everything from car keys to coffee mugs. The cause of this near-global singularity is poorly understood scientifically but new research from The University of Western Ontario proves the perceived weight of an object is not a deciding factor.
Compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma experienced by psychiatrists, psychologists and other helping professionals can actually be an occupational hazard.
Western philosophy professor John Bell will deliver the keynote address to the Western Canadian Philosophical Association Conference 2011 on Friday, Oct. 21 at the University of Lethbridge.
As part of Genome Canada’s Entrepreneurship Education in Genomics competition, the Ivey International Centre for Health Innovation at The University of Western Ontario has been awarded $240,000 to run a business-training course for life scientists.
Canada’s leading expert on concussions and a former NHL tough guy-turned-politician headline a major conference on the portrayal of violence in the media later this week at The University of Western Ontario.
The University of Western Ontario welcomes researchers from around the world this weekend for ‘NeoBaroque Revisited,’ an international and interdisciplinary conference on the Baroque.
There’s no doubt about it. Exercise is like medicine for aging Canadians. Thanks to a team of graduate students at Western’s Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging (CCAA) Neuromuscular Lab, the Research Retirement Association (RRA) can tailor their fitness program not...
Elizabeth Greene has spent the best part of the last decade in the hills of northern England playing in the dirt. And she can’t think of a better way to earn a living.
Staring at what looks like an abstract painting, Ed Eastaugh excitedly points to red rectangles illuminating from a blue background. The flashes of red reveal eight gravesites hidden six feet or more below the surface.
The International Centre for Health Innovation at the Richard Ivey School of Business was named one of three winners of Genome Canada’s Entrepreneurship Education in Genomics Program Competition.
University of Western Ontario chemical engineering professor Charles Xu was named Industrial Research Chair in Forest Biorefinery, a joint venture between Western, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and FPInnovations.
University of Western Ontario professor Gordon McBean was named president-elect of the International Council for Science (ICSU) at the organization’s 30th General Assembly in Rome, Italy.
A group of Western Law students are prepared to speak up on behalf of those who cannot speak for themselves, in particular, many of the four-legged variety.
The ability to be on the cutting edge of developing lightweight vehicles that are not soft on safety, longevity or durability is at The University of Western Ontario’s doorstep.
A team of researchers partnered with the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) has developed a new hypothesis for the origin of crater ejecta – debris that is launched out of a crater during meteorite impacts.