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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)

PIVOT – Comprehensive Database of Research Funding Opportunities

Western’s research community has access to the PIVOT Community of Science. Designed for faculty, staff researchers, and graduate students, it's intuitive and easily implemented. (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

Forchuk, Menon tapped for CAHS Fellowship by peers - September 22, 2015

Western researchers Cheryl Forchuk and Ravi Menon were recognized last week by their peers as fellows of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) at the CAHS 2015 Forum and Annual General Meeting in Ottawa. (More)

Using AI to improve breast cancer patient outcomes - September 18, 2015

Western University researchers are working on a way to use artificial intelligence to predict a patient’s response to two common chemotherapy medications used to treat breast cancer – paclitaxel and gemcitabine. (More)

First-ever ethical framework for fMRI research - September 15, 2015

A team of doctors, neuroscientists and philosophers from Western University have developed the first-ever ethical framework for researchers and research ethics committees to design, conduct and review functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies for severely brain injured patients being treated in intensive care units. (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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