A federal investment of nearly $3 million will advance important health-related studies led by Memorial researchers.
Memorial has a new Tier 1 Canada Research Chair.
Dr. Faisal Khan, professor of process engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, is the Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Offshore Safety and Risk Engineering. The announcement represents a total investment of $1.5 million in federal funding and a total of $150,000 in provincial funding.
A pair of Memorial master’s students are among 25 finalists from across Canada taking part in a prestigious annual research competition.
A team of Memorial researchers and a Genesis Centre client have received combined federal-provincial support of more than $4.9 million.
The funding will allow for the development of new technologies to test water for contaminants and for creating holographic displays.
Researchers looking for funding opportunities have a new tool at their disposal.
Research Grant and Contract Services (RGCS), a unit within the Vice-President (Research) portfolio, has launched a new searchable database, which allows researchers to easily find details on internal and external funding opportunities.
When Arlene Ivany joined Memorial in June 1982, Dr. Leslie Harris was in his first year as president of the university, Queen Elizabeth II Library had just officially opened, another Trudeau was prime minister of Canada and ET: The Extra-Terrestrial was playing in movie theatres.
Five Memorial researchers will take up residence on historic Fogo Island for month-long research retreats this year.
In 1912 geologist and surveyor James P. Howley completed four decades of gathering first-hand accounts, family stories, artifacts and written records about the Beothuk. His book, The Beothucks or the Red Indians: The Aboriginal Inhabitants of Newfoundland, was published three years later and for much of the century was long considered the definitive collection of information about the extinct Indigenous Peoples.
The Atlantic Facilities and Research Equipment Database (AFRED), which matches researchers with available equipment throughout the region, officially launched this week.
Nominations for Memorial’s most prestigious faculty award, the John Lewis Paton Distinguished University Professorship, close April 1.
Eleven Memorial researchers working on five diverse projects will receive more than $680,000 in new federal funding, allowing the teams to purchase sophisticated new tools, technology and equipment.
Bringing Memorial research ideas to market took another step forward with a recent federal funding announcement for the university’s Technology Transfer and Commercialization Office (TTCO).