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REF NO.: 145
SUBJECT: Memorial University announces $2.3 million funding for R&D projects related to harsh and Arctic environment
DATE: July 7
The announcement will take place in the atrium of the Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation at Memorial's St. John's campus on Tuesday, July 8, at 12:30 p.m.
Dr. Kachanoski will be joined by Dr. Ray Gosine, associate vice-president (research); Glenn Janes, chief executive officer, Research & Development Corporation; and Susan Sullivan, minister, Innovation, Business and Rural Development, minister responsible for the Research & Development Corporation, and minister responsible for Francophone Affairs.
Dr. Christina Bottaro, from Memorial University, will speak briefly about a project to develop a sensing system for detecting and tracking oil in marine waters in harsh climates. Dr. Bottaro's project is one of 17 Memorial-led research projects that will benefit from the investment.
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