Four named inaugural Canadian nursing Fellows

Sept. 16, 2020 - Four Western nursing faculty have been named to the inaugural class of Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Nursing – a program that recognizes and celebrates the most accomplished nurses in Canada. Read the full article


Feds fund innovative Western research

Aug. 14, 2020 - 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. Read the full article


‘Precision’ focus for Rushton in new Western role

July 14, 2020 - “Dynamic and collaborative people” attracted Alison Rushton to Western; a global pandemic is keeping her from getting here. Read the full article



Cheryl Forchuk, Jeremy McNeil earn 2020 Hellmuth Prizes

July 2, 2020 - Nursing professor Cheryl Forchuk and Biology professor Jeremy McNeil have been awarded the 2020 Hellmuth Prize for Achievement in Research. Read the full article


Exploring better way back for mental-health patients

April 30, 2020 - A new model for individuals facing mental-health challenges offers smoother transitions back into the community following hospitalization – all while saving the health-care system millions of dollars annually, according to a Western researcher. Read the full article


El Naggar, MacDermid earn top scholar honours

April 8, 2020 - A pair of Western scholars – Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Hesham El Naggar and Physical Therapy professor Joy MacDermid – have been honoured with Distinguished University Professorships. Read the full article


Funding backs Western COVID-19 vaccine efforts

March 19, 2020 - Western efforts to develop a COVID-19 vaccine received a major jolt thanks to million-dollare investment by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), federal officials announced today. Read the full article


Western teams recruited in effort to combat COVID-19

March 6, 2020 - Two Western research teams have been named key players in an accelerated national effort to understand and control the spread of COVID-19. Read the full article


Zecevic named 3M National Teaching Fellow

Feb. 20, 2020 - 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). Read the full article


Senior independent living at centre of research

Jan. 6, 2020 - Seniors across Ontario may soon be building healthier lives and stronger communities right at home, thanks to the efforts of Western researchers and colleagues across the province focused on helping seniors live independently as long as possible. Read the full article