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Funding & Award News

RSC Medals and Awards

A variety of prestigious medals and awards recognizing outstanding achievements of Canadian researchers.  In 2016 several awards and medals are offered in humanities and social sciences, and science and engineering.
Deadline: March 1, 2016 (More)


Canadian Academy of Health Sciences Fellowships

CAHS Fellowships are among the highest honours in Canadian health science. CAHS recognizes the full breadth of academic health science from fundamental science to social science and population health.
 Deadline: March 11, 2016 (More)


Tri-Council Open Access Requirements

On February 27, the Canadian funding agencies (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) announced a new Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications that requires federally funded peer-reviewed research to be freely accessible within 12 months of publication. (More)

Research News

Research grabs ‘Bulls of Wall Street’ by the horns - January 28, 2016

The over-exuberant rush certain males get from trading stocks, inadvertently causing prices to soar thanks to off-the-cuff decision-making, may be hormonal, according to a Western researcher. (More)


Getting devices to talk so patients can listen - January 28, 2016

While cochlear implants have opened up new worlds for deaf individuals, one Western researcher is looking to bring a balance to adult patients they have not previously experienced. (More)


Researchers investigating Nipigon River Bridge failure - January 28, 2016

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has sought the expertise of Surface Science Western (SSW) and the Faculty of Engineering to conduct testing of the bolts from the Nipigon River Bridge. (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

    Biotron

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

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