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Funding & Award News

Researcher Toolbox

Western Human Resources has prepared a new online Researcher Toolbox to assist researchers in the planning and hiring of research staff. (More)


Killam Prizes

Among Canada’s most prestigious and distinguished research awards. Five unrestricted, non-taxable prizes of $100,000 are awarded annually to Canadian scholars of exceptional ability who are actively engaged in research of broad significance.
Deadline: June 15, 2017 (More)


The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame - 2016

Honours Canada’s medical heroes. Inductees’ outstanding and pioneering contributions to health science have led to extraordinary improvements in human health. Six nominees are inducted each year.
Deadline: June 27, 2017 (More)

Research News

Hellmuth Prize celebrates elite researchers - May 11, 2017

Western professors Kathryn Brush (Visual Arts) and Tsun-Kong Sham (Chemistry) have been awarded the 2017 Hellmuth Prize for Achievement in Research. (More)


Challenges of mobility aids and dementia explored - May 11, 2017

It seems counterintuitive that the use of a mobility aid, such as a cane or a walker, can actually increase the risk of falls in older adults. (More)


Exploring digital dimensions of divorce - May 11, 2017

While divorce or separation can be hard on children – particularly when one parent lives far away – a King’s University College professor is investigating the pros and cons of using technology, such as Skype or Facebook, when communicating with each other. (More)



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Research Summaries

  • Brain Mind Institute

    Brain & Mind Institute

    A unique collaborative research effort providing global leadership in cognitive neuroscience.
  • WindEEE Institute

    Wind Engineering

    Birthplace of modern wind engineering, Western is home to four unique wind research facilities.
  • Imaging

    Biomedical Imaging

    Discovery and development of innovative imaging techniques and instrumentation to improve the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of human disease.
  • Advanced Manufacturing Park

    Advanced Manufacturing Park

    Conveniently located minutes from Highway 401, the 38-acre Advanced Manufacturing Park is a unique partnership...
  • The Africa Institute

    The Africa Institute

    Western University launched The Africa Institute to advance scholarship and policy development efforts...
  • Biotron

    Biotron

    Climate change and environmental stresses placed by humans on plants, animals, insects and micro-organisms...

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