The Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women and Children is providing domestic violence training for federally regulated employers and their employees.
Western is clearing a pathway for people who have historically faced social and economic barriers, with a new scholarship program for graduate students who are Indigenous or living with disabilities.
Education professor Prachi Srivastava has launched an interactive dashboard tool that reports and maps school-related cases of COVID-19 in publicly funded elementary and secondary schools.
Donna Kotsopoulos will begin her role as dean of the Faculty of Education in January 2021.
Western’s Prachi Srivastava will lead an international summit to identify how countries’ education systems can recover from the effects of COVID-19 lockdowns, quarantines and physical distancing.
Six months out of school due to COVID-19 is threatening marginalized and vulnerable students to fall behind their peers. So Western has joined with community partners in a tutoring project to bring kids up to speed.
Four Western researchers were named Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), commonly recognized as the country’s top honour in the arts, humanities and sciences.
A unique mindfulness program developed at Western has led to greater empathy and self-regulation among kindergarten children.
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.
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,...
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.
Ibsen’s play, ‘An Enemy of the People?,’ is a telling example of how revisiting classic literature can offer timely, prescient and compelling insights of enduring value.
When Ethan Thomas arrived at Western, he felt alone and out of place. He missed his family and friends, longing for the ceremonies he embraced growing up in Six Nations of the Grand River territory. That soon changed.
John Drew, BEd’07, BA’02, and Brock University professor Kendra Coulter, Huron BA’02 (Scholar’s Elective), recently created Animal Neighbours, a new website designed to teach kids about the animal world around them.
Two Western Space initiatives designed to encourage young minds to cast their eyes to the stars will expand thanks to backing from PromoScience grants.
A new Western-led study will investigate how mothers are dealing with stress before, during and after their pregnancies amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the short- and long-term effects this moment in human history has on moms and their newborn babies.
On Wednesday, May 6, Western professors Dr. Chandlee Dickey and Barb MacQuarrie took part in a webcast to answer questions from the community including prioritizing mental health during the pandemic, increased risks of harm and vulnerability of abused women and children in isolation, strategies to cope with domestic violence and child abuse, and more.
Seventy-five university research projects across seven faculties received more than $13.8 million in Discovery Grants from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).
On April 15, Western professors Prachi Srivastava and Maxwell Smith took part in a special webcast to answer questions from the community regarding the complex ethical, educational and social impacts of COVID-19.
Despite numerous social, employment, and lifestyle benefits, speaking more than one language does not improve your general mental ability, according to a new study conducted by Western’s Brain and Mind Institute.