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Funding & Award News

Gruber Prizes

These annual prizes honour outstanding individuals in the fields of cosmology, genetics, and neuroscience for groundbreaking and inspirational work. Each prize winner receives a gold medal and an unrestricted cash prize of $500,000.
Deadline: December 15, 2015 (More)

The Gerda Henkel Prize

Awarded every two years to internationally acclaimed researchers who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in archaeology, history, art history, history of law, history of science, prehistory and early history, historic Islamic studies. It is worth 100,000 euros.
Deadline: January 15, 2016 (More)

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)

Research News

Research eyes better outcomes for at-risk kids - Novermber 24, 2015

A single lesson in a Grade 11 sociology class changed the course of Shannon Stewart’s life. (More)

Fenton named among newest AAAS Fellows - November 23, 2015

Western Biology professor emeritus Brock Fenton has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for his distinguished contributions to animal behaviour, evolution and animal communication. (More)

Advance lets doctors tag along with treatment - Novermber 20, 2015

With the use of cellular imaging, Paula Foster plays a sophisticated game of ‘I Spy’ by tracking the movement of cancer cells and treatments in the body. (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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