Breakthroughs and Answers

Forty-five Memorial University researchers spanning 16 disciplines have received more than $9.1 million in federal funding. HSS is proud to recognize Dr. Benjamin Misiuk (Geography) who received an NSERC Discovery Grant and Discovery Launch Supplement amounting to $142,500. Dr. Misiuk's funding will support his research in high-resolution seabed mapping.
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Histories, Conversations, Insights

Dr. Harris Berger, cross-appointed between Memorial’s School of Music and the Department of Folklore, was recently renewed as a tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in ethnomusicology. Read more in the Gazette.

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Dr. Welch Helping Preserve Indigenous Language in Labrador with 2 Collaborative Projects

Innu-aimun, an Indigenous language of Labrador and Quebec, is in the early stages of attrition. To assess and address the issue, Memorial’s Department of Linguistics is collaborating with Mamu Tshishkutamashutau Innu Education (MTIE) on two projects working towards the preservation of thsi INdiegenosu language. Dr. Nicholas Welch, Memorial’s Canada Research Chair in change, adaptation and revitalization of Indigenous languages, and Kanani Davis, chief executive officer of MTIE, are co-leading the projects. Read more in the Gazette.

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