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Funding & Award News

CIHR Gold Leaf Prizes

Among the highest honours that can be bestowed on an individual or team for excellence in health research and its translation into benefits for Canadians. Each CIHR Gold Leaf Prize has a value of $100,000.
 Deadline: September 6, 2016 (More)

NSERC Awards for Science Promotion

Honour people and groups that are inspirational in how they promote science to the public. The individual recipient will receive $10,000. The winning group will be awarded $25,000 to further science promotion.
Deadline: September 1, 2016 

Research News

Study explores role of Jewish women on homefront - August 26, 2016

The stories describe important moments in our country’s history – yet few talk about them, even fewer ask about them. That is about to change thanks, in part, to Jennifer Shaw Lander. (More)

LGBT rights eyed in context of The Games - August 19, 2016

When nations gather – particularly at events like the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro – the world is watching. (More)

Study looks to share rural shelter expertise - August 18, 2016

Western Health Sciences researchers are drawing attention to the challenges of – and hoping to find solutions for – women who experience violence using shelters in rural Ontario settings. (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


    Climate change and environmental stresses placed by humans on plants, animals, insects and micro-organisms...

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