Research Excellence

With an international reputation for success in targeted areas, Western University ranks as one of Canada's top research-intensive universities. Defining Western's areas of strategic research strength has allowed us to attract and nurture talent at all career stages, while establishing cutting-edge facilities, groups, centres and institutes that cross traditional disciplinary boundaries. At the same time, the University actively supports the organic development of emerging groups of various sizes.

Western’s areas of strategic research strength have been defined as: