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Aaron Bengall Featured in Western News

Anthropology MA student Aaron Bengall and his personal creative project, the Brain Library was featured in the Jan. 12, 2017 issue of Western News. Read more...

Museum of Ontario Archaeology Virtual Reality Exhibit

London’s first virtual reality exhibit opened at the Museum of Ontario Archaeology on January 12. The exhibit features a 3D digital recreation of a 16th century Iroquoian longhouse. Read more...

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Safety in the Field

Please refer to our Safety in the Field document for important information on personal safety, food safety, medical issues, communication plans, dealing with unexpected political turmoil and many other issues to consider when doing field research. For more information about conducting research abroad, please visit Western's International & Student Exchange Centre.


Museum of Ontario Archaeology

Museum of Ontario Archaeology

Environment & Sustainability

Environment & Sustainability

Migration & Ethnic Relations

Migration & Ethnic Relations