The potential to improve our emotional traits and skills through apps appears limitless. While there is nothing wrong with pursuing a more fulfilling emotional life, there is a danger in being blinded by the quest for happiness.
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.
Canadian kids earned a D-plus from the 2020 ParticipACTION Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. That was the same grade handed down in 2018.
Amanda Wu and Dawson Li planned to spend their summer working with London non-profit organizations to create meaningful volunteer experiences for high school students.
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.’
What can provide similar benefits to caffeine without the side-effects? The answer may lie in aerobic exercise.
Western researchers Jacquie Burkell and Kevin Shoemaker have been re-appointed as Acting Associate Vice-Presidents (Research) for another year, effective July 1.
Western-led research to aid humanity in its resilience and recovery efforts during the current and future disease outbreaks got a recent boost thanks to university backing of 13 projects, Research Western announced this week.
Research, community involvement and technology are at the heart of a $5-million gift to Western from long-time donors and Western supporters Arthur and Sonia Labatt.
Known by many names – The Leap, The Flying Goal, The Flying Orr or, simply, The Goal – Ray Lussier’s photograph of Bobby Orr flying through the air after his Stanley Cup-winning goal remains today the most famous photograph in hockey history. Fifty years later, the image continues to inspire.
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).
After weeks of staying at home, Canadians are slowly beginning to see the impact of physical distancing on decelerating the spread of COVID-19.
Find a way to laugh (and occasionally cringe) through pandemic isolation when Physical Therapy professor David Walton takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.
Boredom comes and goes for us all – especially as we have isolated ourselves from one another for weeks now. But for those facing homelessness, profound boredom has been a way of life that can lead to poor mental health, drug use and even suicide, according to a Western study.
As researchers interested in digital health and newly emerging technologies, we are concerned with how new face-to-face digital technologies can improve and alter relationships with ourselves and those around us.
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.
As the COVID-19 pandemic dawned, Aimee Utuza’s thoughts returned to Rwanda.
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.
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.