Western's BrainsCAN received $66 million from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund, the largest research grant in the university's history providing a boost to research.

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Western receives $66 million federal grant for brain research

Western's BrainsCAN received $66 million from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund, the largest research grant in the university's history providing a boost to research.

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Fortunate life of Jennifer Robson

Jennifer Robson’s life has led up to her success as a writer of wartime novels.

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Building an Olympic champion

Damian Warner is the first Canadian athlete in nearly three decades to medal in the decathlon.

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Scholars named to Royal Society

Nine Western professors were named among top scholars by the Royal Society of Canada.

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Putting the hip back in the North

Illbury and Goose is gaining attention for making clothing for Canadians in Canada.

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Drought study sounds another ‘wake-up call’

Western Geography professor Katrina Moser partnered with UCLA professor Glen MacDonald and Illinois State University professor Amy Bloom, her former graduate student, on a paper examining the effects of greenhouse gases on drought in California.

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Study explores female athletes, concussions

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CAREER CORNER

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Get the right job faster

Western alumni share their best advice to get you where you want to be faster.

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Germany with Faculty Lecturer Ben Forster

To learn more about this trip, join us for a travel presentation on October 27.

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Homecoming Saturday

Is there any better feeling than coming home? We are excited to welcome alumni back to campus for Homecoming Saturday.

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GIVING NEWS

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Gift builds 'bridge' to future

Thanks to a $1-million legacy gift by University Librarian Emeritus Joyce Garnett, Western will establish the Joyce C. Garnett Innovation Fund, thereby inspiring development in Western Libraries.

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