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    Frankenstein 200: Bequeathals create ‘life,’ enable research and learning

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    Documenting Language: Database tracks evolution of multilingual immigrant speech

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    How Many Did You Know?: 51 research discoveries that have had impact

Grant & Award News

CRC Equity Diversity & Inclusion

The Office of Faculty Relations has created a dedicated website to address accountability and transparency requirements for the Canada Research Chairs program, and to house the university's related action plan. (More)

CFI Innovation Fund

An internal call for proposals has been released for the next anticipated round of the CFI Innovation Fund.
NOI Deadline: March 27, 2018 

Hellmuth Prizes, 2018

The Hellmuth Prizes for Achievement in Research provide a way for all members of the Western community to appreciate and celebrate research achievement of our most distinguished faculty members in all research areas. Two prizes (consisting of a plaque and a $1,500 cash award) will be presented at a public ceremony in the spring.
Deadline: March 1, 2018

Research News

Study to ease collateral damage of cancer treatment - February 9, 2018

 A Western oncologist is examining new radiation techniques that could avoid damaging the esophagus for millions of people with advanced lung cancer. (More)

Twin study unlocks schizophrenia secrets - February 9, 2018

A new study of identical twins shows for the first time that schizophrenia may be caused by not one distinct gene mutation, but an accumulation of mutations, some of which are not inherited from the twins’ parents. (More)

Study spotlights risks in anesthesiologist handoffs - February 9, 2018

Most patients are totally unaware that the anesthesiologist who put them under for surgery might not be the same one who brings them out even though that ‘handoff’ between the two doctors has been linked to a series of negative patient outcomes, including an increased likelihood of death. (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


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

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