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Funding & Award News

Interdisciplinary Development Initiatives (IDI)  - Round 5

The Interdisciplinary Development Initiatives Program (IDIs) provides seed funding for projects that further Western’s research and teaching mission, attract scholars and graduate students to our University, and bring prestige to Western. (More)

NSERC Awards for Science Promotion

The individual recipient will receive an award of $10,000. The winning group receives $25,000.
Deadline: September 1, 2015 (More)

Heineken Prizes 2016

$200,000 international awards that recognize and reward unique achievement in the fields of biochemistry and biophysics, medicine, environmental sciences, history and cognitive science.
Deadline: October 15, 2015 (More)

Research News

Western named national hub for supporting family violence victims - July 30, 2015

The Centre for Research & Education on Violence Against Women and Children (CREVAWC) has received more than $1 million from the Public Health Agency of Canada to become the National Knowledge Hub for supporting the health and wellbeing of victims of domestic violence and child abuse. (More)

New program at Western developing specialized magnetic resonance imaging systems receives CFI funding - July 29, 2015

Most hospitals house a centrally located, multi-use, full-body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner used to diagnose various ailments – from knee injuries, to cancer, to traumatic brain injury. (More)

Researchers receive more than $23.5 million from CIHR - July 28, 2015

Four Western researchers received grants totaling $9.9 million over seven years from the inaugural Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Foundation Grant. Each is studying factors which may lead to improved health outcomes for people living with osteoarthritis, heart disease, stroke and diabetes. (More)

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Research Summaries

  • Automotive Research at  Western

    Automotive Research

    From the production of biofuels, fuel cells and alternative forms of energy...
  • AFAR

    Avian Research

    Until now, the study of birds in flight has been particularly challenging for researchers...
  • Advanced Manufacturing Park

    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...
  • Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel

    Wind Tunnel

    Architects, planners and engineers are very interested in how structures respond to wind forces...
  • Brain Mind Institute

    Brain and Mind

    A unique collaborative research effort drawing upon the talents of more than 20 principal scientists and colleagues...

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