A Western team has helped identify personality traits astronaut crews need to get along during a long mission to Mars.
A first-ever health study of trans and non-binary Canadians of colour showed almost one-quarter of them experienced physical violence in the past five years.
Dr. Qingping Feng is tantalizingly close to learning whether the sepsis treatment he has worked on for more than two decades will ultimately help save millions of lives.
Impact craters on Saturn’s largest moon have exposed ‘water ice’ from Titan’s crust – ingredients for life – a study co-led at Western reveals.
A pair of Western engineers – both curling competitors – has helped explain the science behind an international sweeping debate dubbed Broomgate.
Researchers looking to develop green technologies, understand consumer decision-making and improve learning outcomes for children with autism are among those benefiting from new federal funding.
Sparrows show increased stress when exposed to more numerous and more severe winter storms, says a Western study that tested the songbirds’ resilience to the effects of climate change.
Vaping among teenaged Canadians has doubled in the past two years – a troubling trend that three Western researchers will examine in depth with new funding from the CIHR.
By studying the wood-cutting behaviour of ancient beavers that once roamed the Canadian high Arctic, an international team of scientists has discovered that tree predation – feeding on trees and harvesting wood – evolved in these now-extinct rodents long before dam-building.
When humans reach out and grab things, we don’t rely on the same visual cues we use to perceive an object’s size, a new study from Western’s Brain and Mind Institute shows.
A gift from William and Lynne Gray has created a first-in-Canada research chair in mobility and aging.
The most reliable predictor of a relationship’s success is partners’ belief that the other person is fully committed, a Western-led research team has found.
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,...
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.
Western researchers were top in Canada for research output for the second year in a row, according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University 2021 rankings released June 10.
To accelerate 5G innovation in Canada, Western has partnered with Bell Canada to turn the campus into a ‘living lab’ that will help shape smarter cities and communications systems, boost drone security, better manage business continuity, and more.
Western will continue to build on more than a half century of neuroscience research excellence thanks to the recent approval of the Western Institute for Neuroscience.
Western researchers Jacquie Burkell and Kevin Shoemaker have been re-appointed as Acting Associate Vice-Presidents (Research) for another year, effective July 1.
Internationally recognized academic leader Lesley Rigg will join Western as Vice-President (Research) on Aug. 1. Western’s Board of Governors approved a five-year term for Professor Rigg at its meeting on April 23. She is also appointed professor of geography.
Schools globally have scrambled to adopt or expand use of technology to minimize learning disruptions related to COVID-19. Educational technology has long posed serious privacy and equality problems, and these problems are now reaching a boiling point.