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    Separating Fact from FIction: Algorithm identifies 'Fake News'

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    Read, Stop, Think, Ask, Connect: Reading to learn, learning to read

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    E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship: Elizabeth Gillies unlocks potential of polymers

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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)


RSC Medals & Awards

The Royal Society of Canada offers a variety of prestigious medals and awards recognizing outstanding achievements of Canadian researchers. Seven awards are being offered in 2017 in various disciplines. Deadline: March 1, 2017 (More)


Petro-Canada Young Innovator Awards

The Petro-Canada program provides two awards to new researchers at Western ($12,000) and Robarts ($5,100) to recognize, promote and support work that is particularly innovative, impacts positively on the learning environment in their department, and has the potential to be of significance to society at large. Deadline: March 28, 2017 (More)

Research News

Research eyes sport in residential schools - February 16, 2017

For Fatima Ba’abbad, BHSc’14, the role Canada’s favourite past time played in residential schools can’t be overlooked. (More)


Improved access to health information needed in rural communities - February 16, 2017

Raised in a rural farming community, Brad Hiebert knows full well accessing health-care services and general health information can sometimes be a challenge. (More)


Remembering the need to forget - February 16, 2017

We are built to forget – it is a psychological necessity. (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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