Western University SociologyFaculty of Social Science

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  • The Preliminary April 2017 Examination schedule is now available. (The FINAL April 2017 Examination schedule will be posted here on or before March 6, 2017)
  • undergrad deadlines: complete your Intent to Register for 2017-2018 by Mar. 31   ... OR   Apply to graduate before Apr. 30


Service Interruptions

SSC water shutdown Thurs Mar. 9 5:00pm-10:00pm floors 4-9

ITS reserves Sundays 3:00am-Noon and Thursdays from Midnight-7:00am for scheduled maintenance. Expect campus systems and servers to be unavailable during these times.

Media Buzz

Feb. 10, 2017 "One-third of Canadians live Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver: Census" Can-India

Feb. 8, 2017 website with audio player "Rural Immigration with Michael Haan" Rural Routes

Feb. 8, 2017 "Anton Allahar - a serendipitous vocation" The Gazette

Feb. 8, 2017 "Cape Breton among Atlantic towns hoping to stanch the human exodus" in The Western Star, and Journal Pioneer

Feb. 8, 2017 "Cape Breton among Atlantic areas hoping to stanch the human exodus" News 1130

Feb. 8, 2017 "Cape Breton among Atlantic areas hoping to stop people from moving out west" Toronto Star

Feb. 8, 2017 "Census Data: Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver lead way as Canada's population grows to 35.15 million" in Shoreline Beacon, Nipawin Journal, and The Community Press

Feb. 8, 2017 "Census 2016: Canada's big cities home to big share of 35 million Canadians" CFJC Today

Feb. 8, 2017 "Census 2016: Ontario growth still slowing, but experts see a change in fortunes" in CBC News, and Truro Daily News

Feb. 8, 2017 "Canada Census 2016: Ontario growth still slowing, but those who went West might soon be back" National Post

Feb. 8, 2017 "Canada is the fastest growing G7 country" Maclean's

Feb. 6, 2017 "Police chief meets with sexual assault advocacy groups, issues apology" iNews 880AM

Feb. 6, 2017 "Census 2016: experts, data geeks lick chops" Guelph Mercury Tribune

Feb. 6, 2017 本周三將公佈2016年人口普查數據 Sing Tao Daily

Feb. 6, 2017 "Planners, policy-makers look forward to 2016 census kickoff Wednesday" in Hamilton Spectator, CityNews, and Edmonton Journal

Feb. 3, 2017 "'This is going on all across our country,' says researcher in wake of police officer resignation" Calgary Herald

Jan. 30, 2017 "Western University Expresses 'Grave Concern' Over Trump Travel Ban" iNews 880 AM

Jan. 5, 2017 "Police culture should be part of Town Council's consideration" OurPerth.ca

Dec. 28 "2016, the year fake news headlines fooled readers" CTV News

Dec. 8, 2016 "Skip carding, try walking beat, academic says" London Free Press

Dec. 7, 2016 "Our growing fascination with boredom" University Affairs

Dec. 4 "渥YouTube名人被訴 網絡內容監管引關注" 大紀元 [Epoch Times]

Nov. 24 "Star of 24 Hour Challenge video channel charged, after quitting job to focus on making videos" Ottawa Citizen

Nov. 24 "Ottawa YouTube star JayStation known for '24 Hour Challenge videos' charged" Ottawa Sun

Nov. 23, 2016 "Student group disappointed with Western's response to controversial incidents" the Gazette

Sept. 30, 2016 "Study looks at links between race, age, education and kinship ties" Phys.org


Sept. 19, 2016 "What does a police research coordinator do?" The Coast

Sept. 18, 2016 "London force meets 2016 recruiting diversity goal, but cultural change will take time, researcher says" London Free Press

Sept. 16, 2016 "University applauds survey’s return" London Free Press

Sept. 2, 2016 "Services policiers : toujours un « club de gars », selon une recherche" CBC Radio-Canada

Sept. 1, 2016 "Female Ontario cops tell researcher that boys’ club still persists" Toronto Star

Sept. 1, 2016 "More participants sought for study about the barriers to women in policing" London Free Press

Aug. 30, 2016 "Growing number of women police hasn’t yet dismantled ‘old boys’ club’ of officers, ex-cop/researcher finds" London Free Press

Aug. 30, 2016 "Growing number of women on Canadian police forces no match for ‘old boys’ club,’ researcher finds" National Post

Aug. 30, 2016 "Forget teen pregnancies. Older moms are the new normal." Maclean's