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    In the Genes: Study finds low testing rates across Ontario

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    An Eye on Health: Deteriorating vision may be precursor of neurodegenerative health

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    How Many Did You Know?: 51 research discoveries that have had impact

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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)


CIHR Barer-Flood Prize

Honours an exceptional researcher in health services and policy research who has created a body of work that has a substantial impact on health services and policy research, policy and/or care delivery in Canada.
May 1, 2017 (More)


Killam Research Fellowships

Awarded to established scholars engaged in research projects of broad significance and interest in humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences or engineering.
May 15, 2017 (More)

Research News

Smaller cities offer different insights into sex work - April 20, 2017

Treena Orchard believes the size of the city should not matter for sex workers seeking a safer, healthier environment. (More)


Team eyes non-invasive alternative to biopsies - April 20, 2017

A Western research team is developing a way to diagnose prostate cancer without resorting to surgery, possibly reducing the number of biopsies that need to be conducted. (More)


New research group takes sport beyond play - April 20, 2017

Even if you don’t believe sport explains historic trends within society – which it has done – or that it creates seemingly unbreakable community bonds – which it does – or that it is linked to the most fundamental aspects of human health and well-being – which it is – then Sport Management professor Alison Doherty has one last argument for you about the value of sport research. (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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