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Partnerships pegged for SSHRC funding

Partnerships pegged for SSHRC funding

The strength of partnerships – including work to improve refugee settlement services hampered by the pandemic – was key to unlocking funding support for five London-led research projects.

Four named inaugural Canadian nursing Fellows

Four named inaugural Canadian nursing Fellows

Four Western nursing faculty have been named to the inaugural class of Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Nursing – a program that recognizes and celebrates the most accomplished nurses in Canada.

New app aids women in violent relationships

New app aids women in violent relationships

Women experiencing violence from intimate partners now have access to a unique, interactive safety app that can help them assess their risks, set priorities and plan next steps. The myPlan Canada app was co-developed at Western.

Exploring better way back for mental-health patients

Exploring better way back for mental-health patients

A new model for individuals facing mental-health challenges offers smoother transitions back into the community following hospitalization – all while saving the health-care system millions of dollars annually, according to a Western researcher.

Study backs shelter space as housing solution

Study backs shelter space as housing solution

A program to convert emergency shelter space into long-term affordable housing showed incredible benefits for the community’s most vulnerable, prompting a call from Western researchers to push for additional permanent housing solutions in emergency shelters nationwide.

Eight faculty honoured for teaching excellence

Eight faculty honoured for teaching excellence

Eight exceptional faculty members have been awarded Western’s highest honours for leading and inspiring their students. Collectively and individually, they exemplify the heart of excellence in teaching – and their influence has stretched across faculties, disciplines and decades.

Seven Western programs among global elite

Seven Western programs among global elite

Four Western subjects now count themselves among the Top 50 programs in the world, according to the 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject, released today.

30+30 adds up for professor, local nonprofit

30+30 adds up for professor, local nonprofit

Thirteen days into his month-long series of triathlons, Nursing professor Abe Oudshoorn hit the wall. “I was cooked. I was toast. I couldn’t make it up the stairs.”

Study: Online tool help combat partner violence

Study: Online tool help combat partner violence

Canadian women experiencing intimate partner violence benefited from the use of a personalized digital lifeline linking them to information, supports and help, according to a new study into the use of the online tool co-developed by a Western researcher.

Research turns trauma healing into art form

Research turns trauma healing into art form

Western professors Tara Mantler and Kimberley Jackson were co-investigators in a study that identified cognitive behavioural therapy as helpful for traumatized mothers-to-be. They then had that research translated to visual art and poetry.

Museum London marks century of nursing education

Museum London marks century of nursing education

A new Museum London exhibit highlights a century of nursing education in London. Throughout the exhibit, the common theme is that educating nursing professionals was – and is – about public health, bedside care and solid research.

Bolstered mother-child bonds at heart of research

Bolstered mother-child bonds at heart of research

While treating postpartum depression itself doesn’t always end up benefiting the mother/child relationship, Nursing professor Panagiota Tryphonopoulos is looking at ways to bolster this critical bond.

Research explores state of migrant worker protections

Research explores state of migrant worker protections

Federal protections lacking in clarity, accessibility and enforcement are leaving thousands of migrant workers across Canada open to exploitation, and in some cases putting their health and lives at risk to maintain employment, according to a Western researcher.

Opioid solutions found beyond the headlines

Opioid solutions found beyond the headlines

Every day, headlines offer another example of how the opioid epidemic is devastating communities and lives. But given the role popular media plays in shaping public perceptions, where is this non-stop coverage taking us?