A larger-than-life bronze sculpture by alumnus Wynn Walters has revived the memory of a Canadian war hero - and started a conversation about so much more.
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November 8, 2019

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Lessons of bravery, compassion

A larger-than-life bronze sculpture by alumnus Wynn Walters has revived the memory of a Canadian war hero - and started a conversation about so much more.

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Western News


Study debunks hormonal misconception of exercise

Women are not only underrepresented in exercise-related studies, but may be receiving incomplete information about physical activity because of a now-debunked belief that hormonal fluctuations linked to menstrual cycles can lead to inconsistent study results.

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Brain clue signals anxiety, depression in some kids

The discovery of a biomarker in the brains of those with neurodevelopmental disorders - such as autism, attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) or obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - may offer hope to families looking for clues in how to address anxiety and depression in their children.

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Data Security

Data points way to efficient, secure networks

Electrical and Computer Engineering professor Abdallah Shami, along with his team at the Optimized Computing and Communications (OC2) lab in Western Engineering, uses a database of 450 million data points to search for patterns and anomalies that could jam telecommunications services and compromise the intermediary servers.

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Zumba class

Alumna, professor put mind, body through paces

Therapists often recommend exercise as part of a wellness prescription for people struggling through mental-health challenges. But it’s rare exercise and counselling are integral parts of the same psychotherapy session.

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University input sought on open access

Western is seeking the university community’s on open access and scholarly publishing.

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Western Libraries

Geographic Information Systems Day

Celebrate Geographic Information Systems Day on Nov. 13 alongside community leaders at this free, drop-in, interactive event. Not technical? That's okay, maps and mapping technology are more accessible now than ever before.

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Remembrance Day Ceremony

Nov. 11

Mustang Lounge



Gradcast: From the Arctic to Mars

On this episode, Gradcast hosts Connor Chato and Nikol Posnov interview Chimira Andres, an intrepid researcher of space ice. We learn what it's like to do field work in the Canadian Arctic, what ice on Earth can tell us about its equivalent on other planets and how it's important to stay creative as a researcher.

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Shining a light on the community

Discover stories of inspiration and motivation when Kathryn McAuley, the 2019 Western Sponsored Employee for the United Way Elgin Middlesex campaign, takes a turn on Read. Watch. Listen.

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