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Funding & Award News


Killam Prizes

Five unrestricted, non-taxable prizes of $100,000 are awarded annually to provide support to established Canadian scholars of exceptional ability who are actively engaged in research of broad significance and widespread interest. Deadline: June 15, 2016 (More)


NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowships

Prestigious, $250,000 grants awarded to enhance the career development of outstanding, early-career faculty. Six are awarded annually to scientists or engineers with a strong reputation for original research.
Deadline: June 7, 2016 (More)

Research News

WADA taps McLaren to head Sochi investigation - May 24, 2016

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie has appointed Western Law professor Richard H. McLaren as the independent person heading an investigation team tasked with probing doping allegations related to 2014 Sochi Olympics. (More)


New test to stop bacteria at factory door - May 12, 2016

What began as a conversation between parents at a hockey game could very well lead to the faster detection of a deadly E. coli bacteria, with the potential to drastically improve food safety around the world. (More)


Book visually explores making of a modern city - May 12, 2016

The black-and-white image of a freckled Mary Goss starring from behind an oversized picture book overwhelming her small lap offers a window into the life of the 2-year-old Toronto resident at the turn of the century. (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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