Students, faculty and staff can wear their purple pride as they don Western-branded masks to protect the health of campus colleagues.
Developed by a pair of Western students, Smile Masks are partly transparent face coverings that allow the wearer to speak, emote and make themselves understood by people who need to both see and hear you.
Western neuroscientist Adrian Owen and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre neurologist Rick Swartz will participate in a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) at 1 p.m. Friday, July 10, to discuss the COVID-19 Brain Study.
A Western-led international research team hopes that tweet you just posted will provide insights into our collective mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 has exacerbated the problems of racial injustice, isolation, frustration and stagnation and caused higher unemployment, which provides the time to air these grievances. When coupled with mixed messages from elites, the spark lit a fire that continues to burn.
Living a too-distant border away from his grandmother, Medical Sciences/Biology student Harshil Shah worried about how some isolated, elderly people were managing without the help they needed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
London-based researchers are the first in the world to profile the body’s immune system response to COVID-19 – revealing a much-needed possible target for health-care professionals to treat the virus.
More people in North America are taking to cycling – and bike shops across the United States and Canada are seeing record sales and facing supply shortages.
Western’s new Alumni Business Directory is offering a boost to purple-and-proud independent business owners, especially during these uncertain times.
Neuroscientists exploring the lasting impacts of COVID-19 on the brain hope their newest study will provide answers for health-care professionals and improved care for millions of patients around the globe.
Nine additional research projects received university backing for their work in supporting recovery efforts for current and future disease outbreaks, Research Western announced this week.
The Western-led LEAP (Learning, Education, and the Pandemic) study aims to assess family experiences with learning during COVID-19. Specifically, Western Education researchers are exploring how family stress and virtual learning during the pandemic impacted students’ education.
The COVID-19 pandemic lockdown has further strained care partners of those living with dementia to the point where they are having trouble balancing care for their loved ones with their own self-care, resulting in physical and emotional exhaustion, health problems, and feelings of anxiety, depression and irritability.
The COVID-19 pandemic may have paused the games – but it cannot stop Kyle Dawson’s dream to play professional lacrosse.
There are things we can do to make ‘sitting less’ easier. Here are some practical strategies that I’ve found to be useful for my participants to leave you in ‘good standing.’
University sports regular- and post-season games across the country have been canceled for the fall term due to concerns about the health and safety of student-athletes, coaches, administrators, officials, and fans during the ongoing pandemic, U SPORTS and Ontario University Athletics (OUA) announced June 8.
A student’s idea – brought from concept to testing by a host of Western experts – has the potential to reduce exposure to COVID-19 and lead to a safer working environment for health-care professionals.
Geography professor emeritus Gord McBean has received a SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grant to look at how communities across Canada can advance climate-resilience to reduce the risk of adverse climate impacts and damage.
David Zhu, a second-year Medical Sciences student, recently organized 5-ing COVID-19, a fundraiser in support of the SickKids Foundation.
COVID-19 patients who undergo surgery face increased risks of pulmonary complications or even death when compared to those not suffering from the disease, according to a recent international study.