Research in the School of Occupational Therapy

Western's School of Occupational Therapy is dedicated to pushing the boundaries of occupational therapy and occupational science to create and enact transformational research that benefits society and improves the lives of individuals, families and communities from local to international levels.


Occupation has the potential to positively impact health and well-being, social justice and social inclusion.


Researcher Profiles

Faculty members conduct meaningful research in diverse areas within occupational science and occupational therapy.


Evidence-Based Practice

Year 2 students present their research findings and gain inspiration from the annual Barbara Sexton Lecture.