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REF NO.: 57

SUBJECT: New award to recognize Memorial University researchers

DATE: Oct. 26,2009

Note to editors:

Media are invited to send representatives to a special ceremony taking place Wednesday, Oct. 28, to recognize some of Memorial University’s leading and emerging researchers.

The event will include a celebration of the recipients of the 2009 Petro-Canada Young Innovator Awards, as well as the launch of a new prestigious award program.

Dr. Ray Gosine, vice-president (research) pro tempore, together with Gary Vokey, Terra Nova asset manager, Suncor Energy Incorporated, will participate in the event.

Musicians from Memorial’s School of Music will also deliver a short concert series.

The event begins at 7 p.m., in the Petro-Canada Hall, School of Music,

St. John’s campus.

Parking is available in Lot 15.

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For further information, please contact Jeff Green, communications co-ordinator (research), Memorial University of Newfoundland, at (709) 737-4073 or (709) 687-9243 or


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