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Funding & Award News

Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) – Call for Proposals

Western is pleased to invite individual groups and academic divisions to submit proposals on research area(s) for Western to consider for the next CFREF competition. Online proposals are due March 15, 2015. For more information on this Call for Proposals, please visit here.

RSC College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists

The College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists in the Royal Society of Canada consists of researchers who have demonstrated a high level of achievement early in their careers. Membership terms are seven years.
Deadline: March 9, 2015 

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.
Nomination deadline: March 1, 2015. (More)

Research News

Trio tapped for NSERC Strategic Project Grants - February 12, 2015

Three Western Engineering researchers have been recognized with Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Strategic Project Grants. (More)

Professor sets teaching of Shakespeare aloft in the clouds - February 12, 2015

Nearly four centuries have passed since his death, but William Shakespeare’s plays and themes remain timeless – not antiquated, argues Education professor Kathy Hibbert. (More)

Understanding the numbers behind research’s gifts - February 12, 2015

When they tell you it doesn’t matter. When they say it’s a waste of money. Or time. Or effort. (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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