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Western is proud to welcome Adrian M. Owen


Brain and Mind at Western


Imaging and Neuroscience/Brain and Mind at Western

  • Both Imaging and Neuroscience/Brain & Mind have been identified as Strategic Research Strengths at Western and Robarts Research Institute
  • Western’s Clinical Neurological Sciences group, which rose to global prominence during the 1970s, is Canada’s most
    comprehensive, multisubspecialty centre for treating complex neurological disorders.
  • Overall research funding for Neurosciences at Western and Robarts, determined in 2005 for the Ontario Council of Graduate Studies appraisal of the Neuroscience Program, totaled $44 million from NSERC, CIHR, other peer-reviewed competitive funding agencies, contracts and other sources.
  • With a 14.6 per cent share, Western, including Robarts, represents the largest recipient of CIHR funding for Imaging of any single Canadian institution.
  • Over the past five years, Cognitive Neuroscience and Imaging research at Western has attracted $24.4 million.
  • More than 30 new faculty members have been recruited into neuroscience between 2001-2008.
  • 10 Canada Research Chairs have been allocated to Imaging and/or Neuroscience at Western.
  • No Canadian institutions, and few elsewhere, are home to the array of MRI instrumentation Western has in one location.

For more information on Western's Centre for Brain and Mind, please visit http://www.uwo.ca/its/brain




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Western Welcomes Adrian

Dr. Adrian Owen: Canada Excellence Research Chair Announcement (YouTube, 1:40)