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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)

The Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize for Mental Health Research

A $35,000 prize recognizing research in pure or applied life sciences distinguished by excellence, originality, and impact.
Deadline: July 15, 2015 (More)

Research Canada Leadership Award

Presented to either an individual or organization who/which has made outstanding efforts in advocating for Canadian health research at the local, provincial and/or national level. 
Deadline: July 31, 2015 (More)

Research News

Student unearths footprint from antiquity - June 30, 2015

Western student Melanie Benard joined Western’s Field School at Vindolanda to take a step or two into the past. But what she dug up last week during the archaeological dig set her back on her heels. (More)

Menon earns elite citation from imaging group - June 30, 2015

For 30 years, Ravi Menon has paved the way for key developments in the field of brain imaging research – from working on the team that discovered functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to developing and championing the use of ultra-high field MRI techniques for use in patient care. (More)

Guggenheim Prize honours Laidler’s influence - June 25, 2015

As one of Canada’s foremost monetary scholars, David Laidler warrants a biography of some heft. (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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