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Funding & Award News

Fellowship in the Royal Society of Canada

Fellows are peer-elected as the best in their fields, representing the pinnacle of Canadian intellectual leadership. Their exceptional achievements are evidenced by a body of publications, endeavours, or creative activities exhibiting original contributions in their fields, as well as activities in public life.
Nomination deadline: December 1, 2014. (More)


John Charles Polanyi Prizes from the Council of Ontario Universities

These are five prestigious grants of $20,000 each, given to outstanding researchers beginning postdoctoral studies or their first faculty appointment. They are awarded in physics, chemistry, literature, physiology or medicine, and economic science.
Application deadline: December 1, 2014. (More)

Research News

Idea to revolutionize yogurt distribution seeking funding - November 20, 2014

Microbiology and Immunology professor Gregor Reid wants to revolutionize the way Western Heads East delivers its life-saving yogurt to the people who need it most. (More)


Study confirms dangers of fetal alcohol exposure - November 20, 2014

It represents the biggest single cause of developmental disabilities among newborns in Canada and the United States – exceeding $14 billion in health-care costs annually. (More)


Western’s research finding new life across the globe - November 20, 2014

A recent mission to China provided a backdrop for Western to sign a handful of deals for commercializing technologies developed in Canada. Western’s delegation created a new company with Sinobioway Group to bring to market results of several joint projects. (More)



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Research Summaries

  • Automotive Research at  Western

    Automotive Research

    From the production of biofuels, fuel cells and alternative forms of energy...
  • AFAR

    Avian Research

    Until now, the study of birds in flight has been particularly challenging for researchers...
  • Advanced Manufacturing Park

    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...
  • Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel

    Wind Tunnel

    Architects, planners and engineers are very interested in how structures respond to wind forces...
  • Brain Mind Institute

    Brain and Mind

    A unique collaborative research effort drawing upon the talents of more than 20 principal scientists and colleagues...

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