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    Making the Call: Radar signatures improve tornado prediction

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    Gym, not Jim: How gender defines the gym

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    Reducing Back Pain: New Western Research Chair named

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    Heritage Moments: Celebrating a history of research achievements

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    How Many Did You Know?: 51 research discoveries that have had impact

Funding & Award News

CRC Equity Diversity & Inclusion

The Office of Faculty Relations has created a dedicated website to address accountability and transparency requirements for the Canada Research Chairs program, and to house the university's related action plan. (More)

PIR National Awards

A suite of six prizes recognizing excellence among Canadian researchers, as well as their commitment to promoting their research through public outreach.
Deadline: January 15, 2018

Gerda Henkel Prizes

Awarded to internationally acclaimed researchers in the four areas supported by the Henkel Foundation. The prize is worth 100,000 euros.
January 18, 2018

Research News

Moderate delays safe in treating colon cancer - December 7, 2017

Despite longer treatment wait times from diagnosis to surgery for patients with colon cancer – some even exceeding the 28-day recommendation by an additional two months – there seems to be no adverse impact on survival rates, according to a Western-led study. (More)

Study explores ‘imposter syndrome’ in physicians - December 7, 2017

Even the most seasoned and successful physicians experience ‘imposter syndrome’ – that nagging feeling of self-doubt in so many of us – during times of personal struggle or when confronted by an error, according to a new study from the Centre for Education Research & Innovation (CERI) at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. (More)

New compliance role aims to keep researchers on track - December 7, 2017

To ensure Western’s research environment promotes integrity, accountability and public trust, a new role assessing any compliance gaps and risks could soon lead to the creation of the university’s first research compliance office. (More)

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Research Summaries

  • Brain Mind Institute

    Brain & Mind Institute

    A unique collaborative research effort providing global leadership in cognitive neuroscience.
  • WindEEE Institute

    Wind Engineering

    Birthplace of modern wind engineering, Western is home to four unique wind research facilities.
  • Imaging

    Biomedical Imaging

    Discovery and development of innovative imaging techniques and instrumentation to improve the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of human disease.
  • Advanced Manufacturing Park

    Advanced Manufacturing Park

    Conveniently located minutes from Highway 401, the 38-acre Advanced Manufacturing Park is a unique partnership...
  • The Africa Institute

    The Africa Institute

    Western University launched The Africa Institute to advance scholarship and policy development efforts...
  • Biotron


    Climate change and environmental stresses placed by humans on plants, animals, insects and micro-organisms...

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