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Funding & Award News

Killam Prizes

Among Canada’s most prestigious and distinguished research awards, five unrestricted prizes of $100,000 are awarded annually to exceptional Canadian scholars in humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences, and engineering.
Deadline: June 15, 2015 

Killam Research Fellowships

Among Canada’s most distinguished grants, they support exceptional scholars engaged in research of broad significance and provide release from teaching and administration for two years to devote time and energy to research. Deadline May 4, 2015 (More)

NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Fellowships

These $250,000-grants are awarded to enhance the career development of outstanding, early-career faculty. Nominees will have successfully defended their doctoral thesis within the last 12 years. Deadline: June 8, 2015 (More)

Research News

QS: Philosophy cracks global Top 50 - May 1, 2015

Western philosophers have given the world a lot to think about over the years. Now, they’re giving the university a reason to celebrate.  (More)

$20-million investment expands smart computing partnership - May 1, 2015

Researchers from Western and the University of Toronto, along with other university and industry partners, are celebrating an investment of up to $20 million from Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) to advance an innovative public-private big data and advanced computing partnership.  (More)

Singh, Young earn 2015 Hellmuth Prize - April 16, 2015

Western professors Shiva Singh (Biology) and Robert Young (Political Science) have been awarded the 2015 Hellmuth Prize for Achievement in Research. (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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