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    Big Data, Big Results: Western, IBM solving riddle of brain disorders

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    MRI Movies: Researchers are changing our conceptions about consciousness

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    The College: Four elected to new branch of the Royal Society of Canada

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    RSC Success: Six elected as Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada

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    Bolstering Strengths: First Western Research Chair recruited

Funding & Award News

Fellowship in the Royal Society of Canada

Fellows are peer-elected as the best in their fields, representing the pinnacle of Canadian intellectual leadership. Their exceptional achievements are evidenced by a body of publications, endeavours, or creative activities exhibiting original contributions in their fields, as well as activities in public life.
Nomination deadline: December 1, 2014. (More)


John Charles Polanyi Prizes from the Council of Ontario Universities

These are five prestigious grants of $20,000 each, given to outstanding researchers beginning postdoctoral studies or their first faculty appointment. They are awarded in physics, chemistry, literature, physiology or medicine, and economic science.
Application deadline: December 1, 2014. (More)

Research News

Sharing frustration on changing climate for sciences - October 16, 2014

It’s probably an understatement to say Gordon McBean is frustrated. (More)


Of Nobel Prizes and pyrrhic victories - October 16, 2014

When the news of the Nobel Peace Prize awarded jointly to Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi reached me Friday, I let out a groan. (More)


Device lets docs stay ‘tuned in’ to brain bloodflow - September 25, 2014

For Dr. John Murkin, the medical device business is all about “making a better mouse trap.” (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

    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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