Strategic Goal: Enhance Research Support

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Ensuring Western’s research success is a shared responsibility, requiring close coordination and collaboration among many individuals and groups across campus.

Western Research is a key partner in this integrated and interconnected network of support that includes Associate Deans (Research), faculty-based research officers, Research Finance, Western Libraries, the School of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, Western International, and the Office of Indigenous Initiatives, among others.

Together, with campus and city-wide partners, Western Research will continue to inspire research success by providing a range of professional and strategic services and programs that help scholars reach their full potential at every stage – from a project’s conceptualization, through its development, implementation, and dissemination of outcomes.



New Teams and Positions

We have recently introduced the following new teams and positions:

  • Inclusive Research Excellence and Impact team;
  • Strategic Partnerships;
  • Knowledge mobilization specialist; and
  • Director, Interdisciplinary Research Initiatives.

Knowledge Exchange and EDI-D Grant-Writing Resources

We have created a Knowledge Exchange and EDI-D tool and an EDI-D resource guide to strategically integrate EDI-D practises into grant applications and research programs.


Western Research Organizational Review

In 2021, Western Research completed an operational review to ensure optimal alignment of programs and services.