As a research-intensive institution, Western’s investigation into more sophisticated and complex topics is enhanced by collaboration within and between departments and faculties. Such joint research ventures, translated into
The Centre for Advanced Materials and Biomaterials Research (CAMBR) brings faculty, students, and external stakeholders under one organization to provide a collective vision for research and education in materials and biomaterials. The mandate of CAMBR attracts scholars from across Western's faculties including engineering, medicine, and dentistry with over 50 research groups from Western participating in the
The Centre for Environment and Sustainability (CES) was formed in recognition of Western's dedication to, and support for, environmental research and education. It provides a vital forum that brings together researchers from the faculties of Science,
The Centre for Planetary Science & Exploration (CPSX) is home to over 90 faculty and graduate students stemming from multiple backgrounds and disciplines contributing to the global capacity to take the next steps in space exploration. CPSX tackles numerous areas of planetary science spanning from exploration technologies and techniques to investigating the planetary and astronomical processes that define the universe. CPSX also hosts Canada's only graduate program in planetary science and space exploration, which brings together students from the faculties of Science, Engineering, and Social Science and provides them with the necessary training to become leaders in space science.
The Soochow University-Western University Centre (SWC) for Synchrotron Radiation Research is an international collaborative research