Research Report 2008

Welcome to Research Report 2008

We are pleased to present this year's annual Research Report. In it you will find stories that capture the spirt of discovery at Memorial University. You will also get a sense of the tenacity and ingenuity that enables our researchers to look beyond a problem to see the solution.

The diversity of our research touches every aspect of our world. Whether it's unlocking the secert to life-threatening genetic illnesses, effecting policy changes that help our communities thrive both socially and economically or finding alternative energy sources in unlikely places, our researchers dare to be amoung the best in the world and to make a profound difference.

I invite you to visit our website to learn more about the exceptional research that's happening at Memorial University - research that has both local and global impacts. I hope you'll find it enlightening and informative.

As always, we look forward to your comments.

Dr. Christopher Loomis
Vice-president (research)

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