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    Eyes on the Future: New chairs to advance imaging research and patient care

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    Tough as Nails: Research finds surprising details for house safety

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    Fellow the Leader: Program eyes progress in medical technologies

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    Images of the Future: Celebrating the beauty of biomedical imaging

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

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)


RSC Fellowships

The highest honour that can be attained by Canadian scholars, researchers, and artists. Fellows are peer-elected as the best in their field and thus represent the pinnacle of Canadian intellectual leadership. Deadline: December 1, 2016 (More)


Trudeau Fellowships

Valued at $225,000 over three years. The title, “Trudeau Fellow” is awarded for life. Fellowships support outstanding individuals who have the drive and ability to take on some of the most critical modern issues. Deadline: December 2, 2016 (More)

Research News

‘Fly brain’ idea explores memory, learning disabilities - December 8, 2016

They are a pesky nuisance to many; however, for one Western researcher, the thousands of fruit flies lining the shelves of his lab could reveal important secrets about memory and learning disabilities, thanks to similarities we share with the tiny insects. (More)


Invention takes a new spin on concussion prevention - November 30, 2016

Some of the best ideas come from drinks at a bar with friends. (More)


Team looks to rescue, reunite refugees with their history - November 30, 2016

With a historically heavy focus on the protagonists of the Salvadoran civil war, the stories of tens of thousands of refugees have fallen by the wayside. (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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