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    Building Resistance: Mitigating the effects of wind, rain and flood

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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

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

Research News

Pair named among emerging scholars - September 14, 2017

Two Western professors have been named among the newest members of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. (More)

Four scholars named among nation’s elite - September 7, 2017

Four Western researchers have been named Canada Research Chairs (CRC), a program which recognizes the country’s best scholars across disciplines. Two additional researchers also had their existing Chairs renewed for an additional five years, while another saw a renewal of seven years. (More)

Pair named to Royal Society of Canada - September 7, 2017

Two Western scholars have been named among the new Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). (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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