News Archive


2020


May

On-campus research and scholarly activities, fieldwork and interaction with research participants update from vice-president (research)

Memorial is implementing a new framework, which outlines a phased approach to returning to on-campus research spaces, fieldwork and face-to-face interactions with research participants. Read a new statement on research from Dr. Neil Bose, vice-president (research).

March

Health Research Ethics Authority Research Ethics Office

The Health Research Ethics Authority (HREA) Research Ethics Office (REO) has been closely monitoring the developments related to COVID-19. In light of recent restrictions, the REO of the Health Research Ethics Board (HREB) wishes to advise researchers that, effective immediately, their research protocols must be modified or delayed to avoid face-to-face personal interactions with research participants.

Supporting research activities during COVID-19

As Memorial and the world assess the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Memorial is committed to supporting our researchers in continuing their research activities.

Update from the Office of the Vice-President (Research)

Activities for faculty, staff and students (undergraduate and graduate) in all research laboratories will be suspended from 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, onward.

Kick-starter: Terra Nova Young Innovator says prestigious award 'a great motivator'

The latest recipient of the lucrative Terra Nova Young Innovator Award says his research could lead to a “significant” discovery in how to treat oily water. Dr. Sohrab Zendehboudi, associate professor and Equinor Chair in Reservoir Analysis, Department of Process Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, says he is using the $50,000 prize to develop new separation techniques to benefit industries in Canada and around the world.

 

Terra Nova Young Innovator says prestigious award for 'a great motivator'

The latest recipient of the lucrative Terra Nova Young Innovator Award says his research could lead to a “significant” discovery in how to treat oily water.


2019


August

The big 5-0 - Celebrating 50 years of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science with Canada's first woman astronaut

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science is celebrating its golden anniversary this weekend with more than 200 alumni and friends, including Canadian space legend Dr. Roberta Bondar.

We're golden: Celebrating 50 years of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

In the fall of 1969, a newly created Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Memorial welcomed 155 students into a full engineering program for the first time.

July

Protecting Canada's oceans: Memorial-led team receives $1.65 million to address environmental problems in Canada's oceans and estuaries

A member of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science is leading an international team that has been awarded $1.65 million in federal funding to protect Canada’s oceans and estuaries.

Stronger together: Memorial collaborating with NRC to lead ocean engineering, technology and science research

Amid a flurry of congratulatory handshakes, group photos and facility tours, business leaders, researchers and students celebrated a new era in the partnership between Memorial and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), the federal government’s largest science and research organization.


2017


June


2016


September

AOSL Introduction: IOSS & SeaDragon Testing

View new research videos featuring SeaDragon testing and an introduction to the Autonomous Ocean Systems lab's (AOSL) Ice Ocean Sentinel System (IOSS) project.

 

April

Improving iceberg forecasting with an autonomous surface vehicle

A multi-million dollar project in St John’s is focused on improving the accuracy of iceberg forecasting models.

2015 Annual Research Report

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science's 2015 Annual Research Report is now available for viewing. 

March

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Annual Research Day

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science would like you to join us for our first Annual Research Day to showcase on-going research in the faculty.

January

Dr. Octavia Dobre elected as editor-in-chief of international journal

Dr. Octavia Dobre, associate professor, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, has been elected as editor-in-chief of IEEE Communications Letters.


2015


December

Dr. Wei Qiu elected to Fellow of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects

Dr. Wei Qiu, professor, Department of Ocean and Naval Architectural Engineering, has been elected to become a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA).

October

Dr. Octavia Dobre elected to IEEE Administrative Committee

Dr. Octavia Dobre, associate professor, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, has been elected as a member of the Administrative Committee of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Instrumentation and Measurement (I&M) Society.

September

Annual Research Report

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS) conducts world leading research for the education of highly qualified people. While this research aims to generate new knowledge and new understanding, its application also generates economic and social wealth. 

June

$6 million to support innovative research related to natural sciences and engineering

Faculty members and graduate students from Memorial University are among the recipients of grants and scholarships awarded recently by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

National engineering academy inducts three individuals with ties to Memorial

The Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) inducted a number of alumni, faculty members and longtime Memorial University supporters to its membership at its 2015 annual general meeting and symposium in Hamilton, Ont., June 4.

May

Memorial's OERC co-hosts international ocean, offshore and Arctic conference

Memorial’s Ocean Engineering Research Centre (OERC) and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers will co-host the 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering (OMAE 2015) in St. John’s from May 31 to June 5.

 

March

Living the dream

For St. John’s native Mollie Jameson, the dream of one day working at Fisher Price has become a reality. After seeing an online job posting, submitting her resume and following up with a phone call that accidentally put her on the line with the company’s chief engineer, the fourth-year mechanical engineering student is currently completing her fifth work term at the American toy company and it is everything she had dreamed it would be and more.

 

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