2012

Vegetative state man 'talks' to researchers

Brain and Mind Institute uses brain scans to communicate with severely brain-injured Scott Routley who hasn't spoken in 12 years.Read more


 

CGA gift bolsters DAN Program, provides opportunities for students

A generous gift from the Certified General Accountants of Ontario will provide more resources for the DAN Program, its faculty, and students who plan to proceed with obtaining a CGA designation.   Read more


Researcher identifies story on 2100 year old mummy

Andrew Wade used new high-resolution CT scans of the mummy's teeth to discover the potential cause of death.  Read more


Deja vu explained, but you knew that

London Free Press | September 13, 2012
French for “already seen,” deja vu has eluded scientists and mystics for hundreds of years, but a research team from Western University’s Brain and Mind Institute has published a study shedding new insights into the perplexing phenomenon.  Read more


Are Parents Happier Today?

Two new studies presented by Rachel Margolis as co-author with Mikko Myrskyla at the Population Association of America. Read more


SSHRC Feature Story

Migration trends in Asia - Professor Daniele Belanger's CRC in Population, Gender and Development research on Asian women. Read more


History Comes Alive

London Free Press | July 24, 2012
DaDevon Elliott, Researcher in the Department of History, uses a 3D laser printer to print historical objects, such as spears used by cavemen, or replicas of streetscapes from the past. Read more


Dean's Honor List

Congratulations to the students who are on the 2011/2012 Dean's Honors List!  The list of students is available on the Dean's Office website. Certificates are available upon request.


Professors Emeritus Laidler and Parkin named CEA Fellows

Western News | June 11, 2012
Western Economics Professors Emeritus David Laidler and Michael Parkin have accepted the prestigious title of Fellow of the Canadian Economics Association at the Past Presidents’ Dinner of the Association in Calgary on June 7, 2012. Created in 2010, the award recognizes achievements and contributions to the most prominent economists who have spent a significant fraction of their careers in Canada. Both Laidler and Parkin joined Western in 1975.


Immigrant Research Project Awarded $2.5m

London Free Press | June 7, 2012
Professor Esses, Director of the Centre for Research and Migration and Ethnic Relations will be looking at what attracts immigrants to larger cities and integration in smaller cities or towns in Canada. Read more


CMA Teaching Award Winners

The CMA Teaching Award was created to recognize and celebrate outstanding performance in the area of teaching.  Congratulations to Professor Shahbaz Sheikh for the Finance award and Professors Ann Bigelow and Maria Ferraro for the Accounting award.