Western testing cutting-edge hearing aid

Nov. 23, 2017 - Researchers at Western’s National Centre for Audiology (NCA) are testing how well light pulses transmit sound as they test a device that could break new ground in hearing-aid technology. Read the full article


Pair named among emerging scholars

Sept. 12, 2017 - Two Western professors have been named among the newest members of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Those named to the College represent the emerging generation of scholarly, scientific and artistic leadership in Canada. Read the full article


Manner of walking may be key to early dementia detection

June 22, 2017 - Something as simple as walking and talking could lead to early dementia detection and, potentially, to halting its progression, according to one Western researcher.  Read the full article


Challenges of mobility aids and dementia explored

May 10, 2017 - It seems counterintuitive that the use of a mobility aid, such as a cane or a walker, can actually increase the risk of falls in older adults. Yet in individuals with dementia, that’s exactly the case. Read the full article


New research group takes sport beyond play

April 20, 2017 - Even if you don’t believe sport explains historic trends within society – which it has done – or that it creates seemingly unbreakable community bonds – which it does – or that it is linked to the most fundamental aspects of human health and well-being – which it is – then Sport Management professor Alison Doherty has one last argument for you about the value of sport research. Read the full article