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April 29, 2012

Students from the University of Western Ontario in Canada launch the Get REAL campaign 

A new anti-homophobia campaign is being launched by university students to try to teach the younger generation to be more open-minded than they were.

The students from the University of Western Ontario, Canada, started the Get REAL campaign by filming a video in which they address their grade seven selves.

Started by student Chris Studer, the campaigners are hoping the video will inspire kids to be tolerant before they are old enough to have regrets.

December 22, 2011

University of Western Ontario researchers get go-ahead for human trials on new HIV vaccine

Hope is on the horizon in the fight against HIV after Canadian researchers have finally been given the go ahead to begin human trials on a new vaccine.

Trails will begin in January and will involve both HIV positive volunteers and people from high risk groups being injected with the vaccine.

It has taken researchers at the University of Western Ontario 10 years to develop the SAV001 vaccine and has cost around $10million (Canadian) ($10million €7.5million).

December 22, 2011

University of Western Ontario researchers get go-ahead for human trials on new HIV vaccine

Hope is on the horizon in the fight against HIV after Canadian researchers have finally been given the go ahead to begin human trials on a new vaccine.

Trails will begin in January and will involve both HIV positive volunteers and people from high risk groups being injected with the vaccine.

It has taken researchers at the University of Western Ontario 10 years to develop the SAV001 vaccine and has cost around $10million (Canadian) ($10million €7.5million).