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Funding & Award News

CIHR Barer-Flood Prize

A career achievement award that honours an exceptional researcher in the area of health services and policy research who has created a seminal body of work that has had an impact on health services and policy research, policy and/or care delivery. Deadline: May 1, 2015 (More)

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

Western adds two new CRC chairs, three more renewed - April 9, 2015

Already recognized as one of the world’s top centres for cognitive neuroscience and imaging research, Western’s Brain & Mind Institute has added two new Canada Research Chairs. (More)

A little sweat tamps down cigarette cravings - April 9, 2015

If you’re trying to quit smoking, ditch the pack and hit the gym. (More)

Robarts Clinical Trials Inc. moves downtown - April 8, 2015

Robarts Clinical Trials Inc., a global academic clinical research organization with offices in San Diego, Amsterdam and London, Ont., announced today a relocation to the Bell Canada Building in downtown London, effective Jan. 1, 2016. (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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