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Funding & Award News

Interdisciplinary Development Initiatives (IDI)  - Round 5

The Interdisciplinary Development Initiatives Program (IDIs) provides seed funding for projects that further Western’s research and teaching mission, attract scholars and graduate students to our University, and bring prestige to Western. (More)

FCCP Award of Merit

Recognizes the outstanding professional achievements of distinguished Chinese-Canadians.  It is a $2,500 monetary award.
Deadline: July 31, 2015 (More)

Research Canada Leadership Award

Presented to either an individual or organization who/which has made outstanding efforts in advocating for Canadian health research at the local, provincial and/or national level. 
Deadline: July 31, 2015 (More)

Research News

Researchers explore final frontier of surgery - July 27, 2015

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry professor Vivian McAlister, along with a team of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF)-led trauma surgeons, recently took a hefty research agenda into a semi-weightless environment. And what that team discovered may have dramatic implications on the ground – and beyond. (More)

El Naggar recognized for excellence in research - July 20, 2015

Western Civil and Environmental Engineering professor Hesham El Naggar recently received the Engineering Medal: Research and Development in recognition of his career and accomplishments. Presented by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OPSE) and Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO), the honour was part of the 2015 Ontario Professional Engineers Awards (OPEA). (More)

Jiang earns nuclear industries honour - July 7, 2015

Electrical and Computer Engineering professor Jin Jiang was recently awarded the 2015 Harold A. Smith Outstanding Contribution Award, presented by the Canadian Nuclear Association and Canadian Nuclear Society, for his contributions in instrumentation and control for nuclear power plants. Jiang is the NSERC/UNENE Senior Industrial Research Chair at Western. (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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