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 core research strengths 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 core research strengths have been defined as: