Areas of Research Activity

Western’s researchers, scholars, and artists seek to understand the world in which we live and to examine the role the academy plays in society. They contribute to the sum of human knowledge, preserve it, connect it to communities, and pass it down to future generations.

The breadth of these contributions underpins, traverses, and transcends the five areas of research activity identified below:

A Healthy Future

Western Shield

A Creative Future

A Sustainable & Resilient Future

A Technologically-Informed Future

A Just & Equitable Future