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SUBJECT: Memorial University briefing regarding Canada First Research Excellence Fund

DATE: Sept. 2

Note to editors:

Memorial President Dr. Gary Kachanoski will join colleagues from Dalhousie University and the University of Prince Edward Island at Dalhousie’s campus on Tuesday, Sept. 6, for a significant announcement from the federal government related to the Canada First Research Excellence Fund.

Following the regional announcement, local media and stakeholders are invited to join Dr. Richard Marceau, vice-president, (research), for a briefing to provide further details about the impact of this funding at Memorial University.


When:            Tuesday, Sept. 6

Where:           Junior Common Room, R. Gushue Hall, Irwin’s Road, St. John’s campus, Memorial University

Time:             2 p.m.


NOTE: The regional announcement in Halifax will be live-streamed starting at 10:30 a.m. Newfoundland time and can be viewed here.

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