Established in 2019, the Institute for Earth and Space Exploration is the leading organization for Earth and space exploration research and training in Canada. The mission of the Institute is to lead in interdisciplinary research and innovation in Earth and space exploration, and to strengthen and grow the Canadian Earth and space exploration communities through inspiring and training the next generation of scientists, engineers, social scientists and entrepreneurs.
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Western Science ranks among Canada’s top ten Faculties of Science and is dedicated to advancing the scientific frontier in order to address societal challenges. They work in collaboration with members of the local, national, and international community to inform decisions which impact on issues of environment and sustainability, to build industrial capacity through, and to challenge existing boundaries by conceiving new materials and biomaterials.
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The Rotman Institute of Philosophy fills a unique niche in the spectrum of Western’s research strengths by integrating core humanities practice into the development and application of science. Current faculty research projects explore topics ranging from frontier research in physics, deep problems in neuroscience, wicked problems in policy, the intersection of health policy & medical research, and unexpected consequences of innovation.
Visit the Rotman Institute website to learn about opportunities for visiting fellowships, postdoctoral fellowships, and more.
The University of Western Ontario, commonly shortened to Western University and Western, was founded in 1878 and is now a long-established academic community. The campus is considered one of the most picturesque campuses across North America and showcases gothic architecture and ivy-covered buildings that are framed by numerous scenic locations to relax, study and socialize. Western is one of Canada’s Top 10 Research-intensive universities and is ranked among the top 1% of universities world-wide.