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    Protest Songs: Examining classical composers' response to the Vietnam war

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

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    Western Celebrates: Canada 150

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)


Killam Prizes

Among Canada’s most prestigious and distinguished research awards. Five unrestricted, non-taxable prizes of $100,000 are awarded annually to Canadian scholars of exceptional ability who are actively engaged in research of broad significance.
Deadline: June 15, 2017 (More)


The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame - 2016

Honours Canada’s medical heroes. Inductees’ outstanding and pioneering contributions to health science have led to extraordinary improvements in human health. Six nominees are inducted each year.
Deadline: June 27, 2017 (More)

Research News

Vanier celebrates nation’s finest graduate students - June 23, 2017

Four Western PhD candidates have been named among 167 nationwide recipients of the 2017-18 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships – two from the natural sciences and engineering competition, two from the health sciences competition. (More)


Manner of walking may be key to early dementia detection - June 23, 2017

Something as simple as walking and talking could lead to early dementia detection and, potentially, to halting its progression, according to one Western researcher. (More)


Winner sheds light on how a star is born - June 23, 2017

The analogy Andrew Pon uses is that of filling a bathtub. (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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