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REF NO.: 69

SUBJECT: Significant investment for new research chair at Memorial University

DATE: Nov. 9

Note to editors:
Dr. Christopher W. Loomis, president and vice-chancellor pro tempore, of Memorial University, will host a news conference tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 10, to announce a significant investment to create a new research engineering chair at Memorial.
Participating in this event with Dr. Loomis will be Sir Ian Wood, chairman of the Wood Group; Glenn Janes, chief executive officer of the Research and Development Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador; Kathy Dunderdale, provincial minister of natural resources; and Dr. Shawn Kenny, an assistant professor of engineering at Memorial.
The event will take place at 2 p.m. in room EN-4002 of the S.J. Carew (Engineering) Building.
A reception will follow.
Media agencies are invited to send representatives to the event.
Limited parking is available. Call 687-9243 for details.

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