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    Vote Now: Plaques to celebrate Western's research heritage

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    Tuning In: How media coverage of para-sports influences attitudes

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    Separating Fact from FIction: Algorithm identifies 'Fake News'

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

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    Western Celebrates: Canada 150

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)

Petro-Canada Young Innovator Awards

The Petro-Canada program provides two awards to new researchers at Western ($12,000) and Robarts ($5,100) to recognize, promote and support work that is particularly innovative, impacts positively on the learning environment in their department, and has the potential to be of significance to society at large. Deadline: March 28, 2017 (More)

Research News

Researcher among international rising talents of women in science - March 23, 2017

Consciousness – and what the concept means – has been debated for centuries by philosophers and scientists alike. (More)

Beyond sound: Looking at the shape of music to understand composition - March 23, 2017

The first thing Ewan Macpherson asked when the suggestion came to use Periscope to showcase research at the National Centre for Audiology (NCA) – in particular the anechoic chamber – was, “What’s Periscope?” (More)

Conference to address solutions, forge connections on issues of inequality - March 23, 2017

When faculty first gathered, more than a year ago, to discuss issues of inequality, in preparation for a conference at Western, no one anticipated the political climate 2016 would establish. (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


    Climate change and environmental stresses placed by humans on plants, animals, insects and micro-organisms...

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