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    Have a Heart: Canadian Arrhythmia Network to be hosted by Western

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    A Strong Foundation: Western to build new, leading HIV facility

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    Perfect Training Scenario: CPSX provides rock-solid foundation

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    Seeking Lifelong Mobility: New Cluster of Research Excellence named

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    Pro-Probiotics: New study provides clinical evidence of benefits

Funding & Award News

The Henry G. Friesen Prize in Health Research

Given for exceptional leadership and impact in health research and health research policy, the prize provides a cash award of $35,000 and supports an annual public forum and lecture circuit.
Nomination deadline: January 16, 2015. (More)

Royal Society of Canada: Medals

The Royal Society of Canada offers various medals and awards recognizing outstanding achievement in a variety of fields. Some include cash prizes.
Nomiantion deadline: March 1, 2015. (More)

Royal Society of Canada: The College

The College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists in the Royal Society of Canada consists of early-career researchers who have demonstrated a high level of achievement.
Nomiantion deadline: March 9, 2015. (More)

Research News

Western researchers uncover clues about childhood leukemia - December 11, 2014

Western researchers have identified a gene that has the potential to wipe out cancer cells in a common form of childhood leukemia. (More)

Researcher explores cautionary tale of landscape genetics - December 11, 2014

After a brief frenzy of summertime mating, the Rocky Mountain Apollo is well into winter hibernation in Kananaskis Region, Alberta. (More)

Western researcher joins effort to develop flood forecasting system - December 11, 2014

A Western researcher now finds himself at the forefront of a multi-university effort to develop a nationwide flood forecasting system to save lives and property across the country. (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


    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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