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Funding & Award News

Interdisciplinary Development Initiatives (IDI)  - Round 5

The Interdisciplinary Development Initiatives Program (IDIs) provides seed funding for projects that further Western’s research and teaching mission, attract scholars and graduate students to our University, and bring prestige to Western. (More)


NSERC Awards for Science Promotion

The individual recipient will receive an award of $10,000. The winning group receives $25,000.
Deadline: September 1, 2015 (More)


Heineken Prizes 2016

$200,000 international awards that recognize and reward unique achievement in the fields of biochemistry and biophysics, medicine, environmental sciences, history and cognitive science.
Deadline: October 15, 2015 (More)

Research News

Study: ‘Less happy’ new parents have smaller families - August 7, 2015

A new study by Western and the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research shows couples who feel ‘less happy’ in the year following the birth of their first child, have a lower probability of having another. (More)


Winder named Yale’s sixth Roe Cloud Fellow - August 7, 2015

Natahnee Nuay Winder considers her next opportunity a chance to continue the work started by a renowned Native American educator and reformer more than 75 years ago. (More)


Beaujot earns Lifetime Contribution Award - August 7, 2015

Sociology professor emeritus Roderic Beaujot recently received the 2015 Lifetime Contribution Award, presented by the Canadian Population Society. (More)



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Research Summaries

  • Automotive Research at  Western

    Automotive Research

    From the production of biofuels, fuel cells and alternative forms of energy...
  • AFAR

    Avian Research

    Until now, the study of birds in flight has been particularly challenging for researchers...
  • Advanced Manufacturing Park

    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...
  • Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel

    Wind Tunnel

    Architects, planners and engineers are very interested in how structures respond to wind forces...
  • Brain Mind Institute

    Brain and Mind

    A unique collaborative research effort drawing upon the talents of more than 20 principal scientists and colleagues...

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