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Researchers, educators and leaders from public and private sectors from all over Canada will explore a variety of topics at the event, including the Muskrat Falls project, Aboriginal participation in major resource development opportunities, the Voisey’s Bay underground mining project and marketing and business opportunities unique to the region, as well as provide an overview of the progress being made to establish a cultural centre for Nunatsiavut.

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Oil is everywhere. 

It's in the clothes we wear, the cars we drive, the roads we drive on and the buildings we live in. 

Twelve researchers from Memorial University will receive a combined total of $1.8 million in support of research that will enhance Canadians’ understanding of the world and seek solutions to the social, economic and cultural issues important to Canadians.

The president’s awards recognize excellence in teaching, research, service and community service. The awards are announced annually and will be formally presented at a ceremony Dec. 11.

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Engineering researcher named Terra Nova Young Innovator.

Graduate student Earl Walker, from the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation.

The report’s theme, We Are Research, is prevalent in each of the stories as a celebration of and testament to the impact that research will have on society. It also reflects the collaborative effort and teamwork that is required to make extraordinary research happen.

A group of graduate, doctoral and post-doctoral students at Memorial have received more than $1 million in funding from a Canadian research funding agency that promotes and supports post-secondary based research and training in the humanities and social sciences.

Recipients of the 2014 RDC Ocean Industries Student Research Awards, with Dr. Gary Kachanoski, president and vice-chancellor, Memorial University, Mr. Glenn Janes, chief executive officer, Research & Development Corporation, and Hon. Darin King, minister

“This awards program marks a significant honour, not just for student researchers who will receive this award to further their research, but also for Memorial University," said Dr. Kachanoski.

Photo Credit: David Howells

Kirk Luther, Faculty of Science, is among three finalists for the SSHRC Talent Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement by a current SSHRC doctoral or postdoctoral scholarship or fellowship holder.

ACEnet will offer Research Fellowships commencing in 2015.

The program is open to students in any discipline, and the awards are designed to further research projects that utilize advanced computing resources provided by ACEnet/Compute Canada.  

Graduate students are eligible for a $20,000 award over two years and undergraduate students can receive a $4000 award for a four-month period. Graduate students require matching funds from their research supervisor or home institution, while undergrads will need at minimum an additional $2000 of funding. 

The program will be formally launched in October, 2014, with a January 31, 2015 deadline for submissions. 

Click here for more details related to the ACEnet 2014 Research Fellowship Program.

To express interest in the program, please contact fellowships@ace-net.ca.

 

A new steering committee, commissioned by the provost and vice-president (academic), Dr. David Wardlaw, will lead consultations for the development of a Strategic Internationalization Plan. The steering committee and the process for creating the plan were approved by the Vice-Presidents Council at a meeting on May 26, 2014.

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