Research Western

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With the administrative support of Research Western, the University fosters a culture of research excellence that produces results in Canada, but for the benefit of the global community.

One of Canada's oldest, most research-intensive universities

The University’s research mandate is based largely on five core priorities that serve as pillars for fostering research excellence and impact at Western, and for further nurturing the culture of advanced innovation at one of Canada’s top research institutions. From fundamental discovery and publications in top-tier journals, to community-based knowledge mobilization and commercialization initiatives, these priorities encompass an overarching desire to be the destination of choice for leading researchers, students and trainees, while producing research with local, national and global impact. The University identifies the following core priorities that guide its research enterprise: