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Funding & Award News

Fellowship in the Royal Society of Canada

Election to the RSC is the highest honour that can be attained by Canadian intellectuals. 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)

InBev-Baillet Latour Health Prize For Research on Metabolic Disorders

Worth €250,000, the prize rewards the application of fundamental biomedical research and recognizes the merits of a person whose work has contributed prominently to the improvement of human health. Projects will be of high human value and hold hope and promise for the well-being of society. Nomination deadline: September 30, 2014. (More)

Research News

Banting fellowship adds up for Lyons’ math anxiety research - August  22, 2014

Could your fear of math class, or even the idea of talking about math, impact your academic decisions and overall performance at university? (More

Redefining anorexia may unlock new treatments, therapies - August  20, 2014

New findings from Western suggest characterizing anorexia as a ‘passion’ will yield immediate and practical results in terms of treatment and therapy. (More

Di Sebastiano, Gilroy receive Young Innovator awards - August 20, 2014

Western Chemistry professor Joseph Gilroy and Robarts Research Institute postdoctoral scholar Andrea Di Sebastiano have been tapped as Western’s Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award winners for 2014. (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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