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Funding & Award News

Fellowship in the Royal Society of Canada

Election to the RSC is the highest honour that can be attained by Canadian intellectuals. Fellows are peer-elected as the best in their fields, representing the pinnacle of Canadian intellectual leadership. Their exceptional achievements are evidenced by a body of publications, endeavours, or creative activities exhibiting original contributions in their fields, as well as activities in public life.
Nomination Deadline: December 1, 2014. (More)


InBev-Baillet Latour Health Prize For Research on Metabolic Disorders

Worth €250,000, the prize rewards the application of fundamental biomedical research and recognizes the merits of a person whose work has contributed prominently to the improvement of human health. Projects will be of high human value and hold hope and promise for the well-being of society. Nomination deadline: September 30, 2014. (More)

Research News

Professor reports from scene of Malaysia Airline disaster - July 23, 2014

My phone was turned off when the Malaysian airline story started to break. (More


Research IDs heart disease risk factor for women - July 23, 2014

When it comes to heart disease, Dr. Ross Feldman says women are often in the dark. (More


New book celebrates Western Engineering’s history, traditions - July 23, 2014

It’s a story 60 years in the making. And Peter Castle, BESc’61, PhD’69, has had a front-row seat for most of it. So, when it came to finding an author to pen the history of Western’s Faculty of Engineering, the choice was obvious. (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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