In a milestone for the university, every faculty at Western now has at least one Innovation Ambassador whose job it is to help share and cultivate entrepreneurship.
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December 11, 2018

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Innovation Ambassadors are shifting the culture

In a milestone for the university, every faculty at Western now has at least one Innovation Ambassador whose job it is to help share and cultivate entrepreneurship.

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‘Frontiers fund’ created for cutting-edge work

International, interdisciplinary, fast-breaking research is newly eligible for federal grants from a New Frontiers in Research Fund in what is being described as a “watershed moment” in Canadian research funding.

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Report shows tragic patterns in domestic homicides

A new report from the Canadian Domestic Homicide Prevention Initiative with Vulnerable Populations (CDHPIVP) is a painful reminder that domestic violence is a major social, criminal and public health issue that affects thousands of Canadians every day.

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Calculating the costs of movie piracy

Movie piracy may be siphoning less money from the box office than some analysts suggest, a paper by a Western PhD student says.

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Adoptive parents seek longer leave

Western researchers are leading a national push for 15 more weeks of work leave for adoptive parents as an important way to strengthen the bond between parents and their adopted children.

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Times Higher Ed digital among new, free publications

Western faculty, staff and students now have access to the latest higher-education news from across the world, through free access to digital newsletters of Times Higher Education.

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Linda Miller reappointed as Vice-Provost (SGPS)

Linda Miller’s appointment as Vice-Provost (School of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies) has been renewed for a three-year term, from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022.

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Weldon Library

Weldon Library renovation survey

Take five minutes to share your opinion about the types of spaces, services, and support needed in The D.B. Weldon Library and you could win one of 20 $50 gift cards.

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Great Hall Catering

Holiday Meal Kits offered on campus

Put together by Great Hall Catering, customizable holiday meal kits are currently offered to the campus community, featuring fresh local ingredients and step-by-step recipes—ready to be cooked and enjoyed. Easy to request and pick up on campus.

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A sunny winter day on campus couldn't look better. Photo by: _cydethia_


@westernuEdu Filling a need in the community. The Child and Youth Development Clinic @westernuEdu served 220 families in its first year of operation.



Will Canada boldly join the next-generation space station project?

Members of Canada’s space community - including academic and business leaders - are currently engaged in an urgent dialogue that’s highlighting how the window may be closing on Canada’s opportunity to play a leadership role in the development of the global space economy, as well as the next steps in the exploration of space.

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with Malcolm Ruddock

From surfboard to sounding board to mountaintop, Malcolm Ruddock answers three questions about his reading, viewing and listening habits on Read. Watch. Listen.

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