Postdoctoral associates help students view artificial intelligence from social, ethical lens
Professors Carolyn McLeod and Catherine Neish named among the nation’s top scholars by the Royal Society of Canada
Here’s what this means for unvaccinated people, organizations and pharma
Three ethical arguments in support of mandatory vaccinations for children
Three Western PhD candidates – all from the social sciences and humanities competition – have been named among 166 nationwide recipients of 2020-21 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships.
Human trials may offer a pathway toward a COVID-19 vaccine, but the effort is rife with ethical pitfalls that need to be navigated. It is a journey that requires a well-developed roadmap forward, according to one Western researcher.
With his family in India and friends scattered around the globe, Moiz Rajwani will always treasure the support he received from his Western family in his home away from home.
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.
Even running one of the world’s best programs, Philosophy Chair-elect Carolyn McLeod sees the challenges clearly.
A new report calling for paid “attachment leave” for newly adopting Canadian families is reaching the ears of policy-makers in Ottawa, where advocates hope their call find its way into federal party platforms.
Anthony Skelton has no hesitations taking over as Acting Director of the Rotman Institute of Philosophy.
Western’s new Canada Research Chairs will have global impact on earthquake preparedness, psychology and neuro-imaging.
“I love regional literary festivals. When I’m in a town or a city, and there is one happening, I will go,” says Western Writer-in-Residence Cherie Dimaline, among the featured authors at Words: London’s Literary and Creative Arts Festival.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGxUG3cC9Mw It was the summer of 2015 when former U.S. Marine and world-record weightlifter Matt Kroczaleski was publicly outed as being transgender. Known for squatting 1,003 pounds, benching 738 pounds and deadlifting 810 pounds, she...
It started as a personal blog on which philosophers Tracy Isaacs and Samantha Brennan would share their fitness journeys, publicly tackling a challenge to be in the best shape of their lives by the age of 50.
Andrew Botterell couldn’t ignore the email. When a note from Academics Without Borders (AWB) popped up in his inbox, requesting curriculum support for Bahir Dar University’s law school in Ethiopia, it might as well have addressed him directly. Botterell, who is the...
As of next year, Western undergraduate students will have the opportunity to enroll in a program inspired by what The Guardian and BBC once dubbed “the degree that runs Britain.” Oxford University’s PPE (Philosophy, Politics and Economics) program – which makes up a...
Working with a yeast model of Huntington’s, Patrick Lajoie is uncovering some of the mystery associated with Huntington’s disease. His work was one of four Western projects sharing in nearly $1 million in CFI funding.
From delving into the modeling neurodegenerative diseases to looking into digital philosophy, four Western researchers will share in nearly $1 million in funding through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund.
Brennan: Why I didn’t protest Jordan Peterson’s visit but newspaper coverage almost makes me wish I did
I don’t like our university’s reputation sometimes. This week, I was at Brock giving an invited guest lecture on micro-inequities and implicit bias to their newly founded women’s caucus and the first question I was asked was about Jordan Peterson. “Didn’t Western give...