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Funding & Award News

Canada Gairdner Wightman Award

Awarded annually to a senior level Canadian researcher who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in medicine and medical science in Canada.
October 1, 2017
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Heineken Prizes

Worth $200,000 each awarded every other year to five internationally renowned scientists and scholars.  They are intended explicitly for scientists and scholars who are currently active in their field
October 15, 2017
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Research News

Study scraps food waste fallacies - September 28, 2017

For Paul van der Werf, it’s not about food waste. It’s about food. (More)


New fragments of history link students to past - September 28, 2017

When it comes to researching medieval manuscripts, Samantha Tyson says photocopies or digital versions cannot hold a candle to the real thing. (More)


Experience champions quest for understanding - September 28, 2017

Medicine was the last thing Adrian Bulfon ever wanted as a career. (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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