Western ranks as one of Canada’s top research-intensive universities. From fundamental to applied discovery and other scholarly activities, its scholars advance knowledge that provides tangible benefits for the economic, social, health and cultural development of citizens in London, in Canada and around the world.

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FAQ: Why are syphilis cases on the rise in Canada?

With the alarming rise in syphilis cases in recent years, it’s important to know what it is, how it’s spread and who is most at risk.

Extreme environments are coded into the genomes of the organisms that live there

Computer analysis of the genomes of extremophiles — organisms that live in extreme environments — reveals that their living conditions are recorded in their DNA.

Trauma-informed approaches to discipline matter for equitable and safe schooling

Additional research and attention is needed — particularly in Canada — to provide schools with evidence-based, trauma-informed and culturally attuned approaches to school discipline.

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research areas ranked in the top 100 globally

 

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