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Drs. James Sharp and Leonard Lye of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science have been named to the International Advisory Committee for the second World Engineering Congress, to be held in Sarawak on the island of Borneo in 2002. The appointments recognize the considerable background both Sharp and Lye have cultivated as consultants and advisors to various regions within South East Asia – Sharp as a visiting professor and external examiner to several universities there, and Lye as the founder of Memorial’s graduate program in water resources for Indonesian engineers.

Dr. Neil Bose of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science received to receive the 2000 Teaching Award from APEGN. The award is given to members of the association in recognition of an exemplary contribution in the areas of engineering and/or geoscience education. Dr. Bose was honoured at APEGN’s annual conference, in Gander on October 28.

Two members of the Memorial University community will each receive a Leadership Award for Women’s Health in Atlantic Canada. The awards go to Dr. Sharon Buehler, Community Health, and Kay Matthews, Nursing. The ceremony will take place Monday, November 20, at the Hotel Newfoundland, Salons C & D, starting at 7 p.m. There will also be a book launch for a new professional publication series. The three titles are based on different themes in women’s health and include: A Portrait of Women’s Health in Atlantic Canada, Made To Measure: Women, Gender and Equity and Inclusion: Will Our Strategies Take Us There? On the morning of Tuesday, Nov. 21, there will be a session on women’s health featuring presentations from the Maritime Centre of Excellence for Women’s Health, a mini research panel and guest speaker. For reservations call 1-888-658-1112.