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Helping students weather coronavirus storm fallout

Helping students weather coronavirus storm fallout

In a rapid response to COVID-19, universities moved classes online and brought campus life to a sudden halt for thousands of final-year undergraduates. The fallout from this has the potential to exacerbate the existential despair that many young people may be experiencing or turn this into a traumatic loss.

Researcher drives voices for WHO Roadmap

Researcher drives voices for WHO Roadmap

Health Studies professor Elysée Nouvet is currently leading a qualitative study as part of the COVID-19 Research Roadmap, a social science working group convened by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Network unites students in disaster resiliency efforts

Network unites students in disaster resiliency efforts

Western students and their Cuban peers will be at the forefront of understanding how communities can better withstand the worst Mother Nature has to offer thanks to a new scholars network designed to offer on-the-ground opportunities for young researchers.

Expert centres ethics in WHO coronavirus efforts

Expert centres ethics in WHO coronavirus efforts

As the death toll from coronavirus tops 2,600, the global community continues to grapple with urgent medical questions. But the health crisis has spawned an equally pressing ethical debate.

Zecevic named 3M National Teaching Fellow

Zecevic named 3M National Teaching Fellow

Health Studies professor Aleksandra Zecevic has been name a 2020 3M National Teaching Fellow, widely seen as the top national award for teaching leadership at the postsecondary level. The award is sponsored by 3M Canada and the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE).

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.

Orchard: Gen Z opts hookups over lockdowns

Orchard: Gen Z opts hookups over lockdowns

As we lick our Valentine’s Day card envelopes and slip into something more comfortable, Health Studies professor Treena Orchard says it’s a good time to ponder our sexual relationships.

What the coronavirus emergency declaration means for Canada

What the coronavirus emergency declaration means for Canada

As of this writing, there have been three confirmed cases of 2019-nCoV Ontario, and one in British Columbia. Public health officials continue to stress that the risk of infection in Canada is low. So what does the emergency declaration mean for Canadians and Canada’s role internationally?

Helping students weather coronavirus storm fallout

Helping students weather coronavirus storm fallout

In a rapid response to COVID-19, universities moved classes online and brought campus life to a sudden halt for thousands of final-year undergraduates. The fallout from this has the potential to exacerbate the existential despair that many young people may be experiencing or turn this into a traumatic loss.

Researcher drives voices for WHO Roadmap

Researcher drives voices for WHO Roadmap

Health Studies professor Elysée Nouvet is currently leading a qualitative study as part of the COVID-19 Research Roadmap, a social science working group convened by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Network unites students in disaster resiliency efforts

Network unites students in disaster resiliency efforts

Western students and their Cuban peers will be at the forefront of understanding how communities can better withstand the worst Mother Nature has to offer thanks to a new scholars network designed to offer on-the-ground opportunities for young researchers.

Expert centres ethics in WHO coronavirus efforts

Expert centres ethics in WHO coronavirus efforts

As the death toll from coronavirus tops 2,600, the global community continues to grapple with urgent medical questions. But the health crisis has spawned an equally pressing ethical debate.

Zecevic named 3M National Teaching Fellow

Zecevic named 3M National Teaching Fellow

Health Studies professor Aleksandra Zecevic has been name a 2020 3M National Teaching Fellow, widely seen as the top national award for teaching leadership at the postsecondary level. The award is sponsored by 3M Canada and the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE).

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.

Orchard: Gen Z opts hookups over lockdowns

Orchard: Gen Z opts hookups over lockdowns

As we lick our Valentine’s Day card envelopes and slip into something more comfortable, Health Studies professor Treena Orchard says it’s a good time to ponder our sexual relationships.

What the coronavirus emergency declaration means for Canada

What the coronavirus emergency declaration means for Canada

As of this writing, there have been three confirmed cases of 2019-nCoV Ontario, and one in British Columbia. Public health officials continue to stress that the risk of infection in Canada is low. So what does the emergency declaration mean for Canadians and Canada’s role internationally?