Prime Minister announces that the Government of Canada will officially recognize the International Decade for People of African Descent
January 30, 2018
January 22, 2018
Join us on February 2, for an interdisciplinary event focusing on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), where Western researchers will share their diverse approaches to the following three goals: Good Health and Well-Being; Quality Education; and Partnerships for the Goals.
December 05, 2017
Join us on December 15 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m in the Health Sciences Addition, Room 101 to hear our guest speaker Dr. Alex Ezeh, as part of the Global Health Conversation Series. Register today!
December 01, 2017
Welcome to the first issue of The Africa Institute Newsletter! Check out what the Institute has been up to this past Fall as well as what we have in store for the coming months.
November 23, 2017
Through the Africa Institute, QE II Scholar Badru Mugerwa has been discovering the fears of animals within Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. His research has been focused on identifying how conservationists can strike a balance between wildlife and ecotourism.
November 22, 2017
Teams across campus participating in Western World's Challenge Challenge saw a team take home top honours for CREATE Kenya. Community REcovery Achieved Through Entrepreneurism (CREATE) aims to develop a business specifically designed to employ people with mental illnesses by providing a toolkit that promotes recovery.
November 01, 2017
Join Western faculty, staff and students in celebrating African connections and collaborations. The event will include a presentation featuring Keynote Speaker, Morten Jerven, Professor in Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, as well as faculty presentations, student posters, music, entertainment, refreshments and more.
October 28, 2017
Check out International Week during November 13-17, 2017. International Week celebrates diversity at Western, engages students, faculty and staff in discussion and debate about international issues, and encourages learning about international education, cross-cultural skills, and cultural traditions and activities.
October 27, 2017
Check out Global MINDS first Annual Newsletter to read more about their achievements from the past year and their partnership with the Africa Mental Health Foundation.
October 24, 2017
September 22, 2017
Janet Adekannbi’s expertise lies in knowledge management – something she hopes to build on, and offer to, the Western community during her time on campus. Adekannbi, an information scientist from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, is one of three Visiting Fellows Western’s Africa Institute will host in the coming months.
July 24, 2017
The Schulich International Summer Program for International Medical and Healthcare students officially ended on Friday, July 14th. By all accounts, Sile Klenke, Director of Internationalization at Schulich asserts that the Program was a tremendous success and the participating students had very positive feedback.
July 21, 2017
Pediatricians and other medical practitioners have been called upon to embrace research and collaborate professionally if they are to improve maternal health.
July 17, 2017
March 05, 2018