Undergraduate Research at Western
Undergraduates Expand Their Horizons through Research at Western
Real-world experience confronting and solving genuinely new problems provides an excellent preparation for life after Western in a variety of career paths. The opportunity to pursue a topic or idea in an independent way with faculty involvement or supervision provides an important path to intellectual growth. Projects leading to publication bring a valuable distinction to a student's resume in today's competitive world.
Celebration of Scholarship
Western sustains many different kinds of opportunity for research, including faculty-led projects, student-led projects and collaborative projects. These are showcased each semester by the university's Celebration of Scholarship presentations, where students present their research and creative works in either oral presentations or poster presentations.