Research Western

Western ranks as one of Canada’s top research-intensive universities. From fundamental to applied discovery and other scholarly activities, its scholars advance knowledge that provides tangible benefits for the economic, social, health and cultural development of citizens in London, in Canada and around the world.

At Research Western, we support scholars through collaboration, communication and service.

Research News

Telling Western's Research Story

Long format storytelling

Western's Research Stories

A deeper look at the stories and people behind Western’s signature areas of research.

Celebrating Our Heritage

Digitally linked heritage building plaques celebrate significant research moments in the university’s history.

Measures of Excellence


research areas ranked in the top-50 globally


members of the Royal Society of Canada

endowment fund in social science, arts and humanities


areas of strategic research strength