Memorial University has appointed Dr. Neil Bose as vice-president (research). The Board of Regents approved the appointment at its meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 9.
Drs. Kurt Gamperl and Mark Fast know a thing or two about fish aquaculture.
Seas are rough and he is thrown overboard. Luckily, the man is rescued from the frigid water, but his life is still in danger.
He requires treatment on board by the ship’s doctor who, due to the remoteness of their location, is the only person available to assist. What steps must the captain and ship’s doctor take together to ensure the safety of the patient?
Dr. Ray Gosine takes visiting professor post at the University of Toronto.
Imagine if most of the historical records about your people were originally written in a language other than your mother tongue.
That’s the case for many Inuit in Northern Labrador. Although the Labrador Inuit have a rich oral culture, their written history was mainly documented by Moravian missionaries.
This fall Arctic researchers are invited to submit their best Arctic shots for the International Arctic Change 2017 Conference Photo Contest.
How did two international computer science students, one from South America and one from Asia, get together to start a company to improve hiking experiences in Newfoundland?
What is striped, grows to be five feet long and has big chomper teeth all over the roof of its mouth?
The Atlantic wolffish.
You don’t have to be a war veteran to suffer from post-traumatic stress or panic.
Could you outfit your children in winter coats if all you had were six partridges and two gallons of blueberries?
A group of archaeology students and their advisor excavated the site of St. Pierre’s old airport, known as Anse à Bertrand, this summer.
Doctoral student attracted to expertise, value and structure
When the Polar Prince sets sail today, Memorial’s chancellor will embark on an incredible voyage – one that will take her through the Narrows to Northern Labrador.
Dr. Susan Dyer Knight is the Canada C3 ambassador on leg 5 that leaves St. John’s on the evening of July 12 and sails to Nain.
Three students. Three ideas. One company.
Imagine you live alone, wake up, stretch, turn on your cellphone instead and hear: “Good morning. I hope you had a great sleep. What is your mood?”
This is how Chrissy Rossiter, a Memorial B.Comm. student, envisions the future for seniors living alone in their own homes.
The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science is celebrating two of its own who are among the latest inductees into the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE).
June 2 was an exciting day for the Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation (CCFI), a not-for-profit corporation established by Memorial to work with industry and academia to identify opportunities and bring them to market.
That’s the day the Technology Transfer and Commercialization Office (TTCO) presented inventors of a sea cucumber-processing machine with their second U.S. patent.
Ever wish your neighbourhood was more user friendly?
Wider sidewalks, more streetlights, healthier food options? These amenities may not only make you happier, they may also make you live longer.
Dr. Daniel Fuller, a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Population Physical Activity, and an assistant professor in the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation at Memorial, is testing this theory as part of a national group that recently received federal funding.
A federal investment of nearly $3 million will advance important health-related studies led by Memorial researchers.
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.