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Finding & Accessing Funding

Research is an expensive undertaking. In order to succeed, researchers depend on highly motivated students, the assistance of specialized staff, access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, and adequate operating funds.

In short, they need an environment that encourages and enables research excellence. Building and sustaining that environment depends, in large part, on external investments secured through tough, peer-review competitions.

In 2012-13, Memorial received $127.3 million in external research support—funding earned by outstanding researchers from all campuses of the university.

In this section, you will find detailed information on available internal and external support for research, how to apply for funding, and the roles and responsibilities of researchers and administrators when funding has been awarded.