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Solid foundation: More than $8 million in federal investment energizes discovery-based research

Memorial is receiving a major research boost.

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada(NSERC) is investing more than $8 million into areas ranging from climate change and marine biodiversity to agricultural management to learning and forgetting in extreme environments.

 

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Creator-owned model: Revised IP policy will drive commercialization and entrepreneurialism

To motivate researchers to pursue commercialization and continue to cultivate an entrepreneurial culture, Memorial has adopted a new creator-owned intellectual property (IP) model.

 

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Duty and responsibility: Engineering researcher, alumnus recognized by national group

A prominent engineering professor and a dedicated alumnus are among a select group who have been named fellows of the Engineering Institute of Canada for 2019.

 

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Open call: Pair of university funds welcome proposals

Applications are being accepted for two separate funding opportunities open to the Memorial community.

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New insights: Emerging scholars awarded $430,000 for leading-edge humanities and social sciences research

Memorial is welcoming two new Banting Post-doctoral Fellowship recipients and a new Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipient for a total investment of $430,000.

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Curating a community: Labrador Research Forum underscores importance of collaboration, accountability and sharing knowledge

A historic book launch, critical conversations led by Indigenous leaders and youth, research that meets local interests, needs and priorities and a keynote talk by renowned Unangax scholar Dr. Eve Tuck are among the key highlights of this year’s Labrador Research Forum.

 

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'Transformational step': Federal program to bring greater diversity to university research

Memorial is embracing a new federal pilot program to make university research more inclusive.

Dimensions: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Canada is inspired by the United Kingdom’s internationally recognized Athena SWAN program.

 

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Canada's highest honour: Governor General lauds SmartICE for integrating technology and Inuit knowledge

Dr. Trevor Bell and the SmartICE team have been recognized with a Governor General’s Innovation Award for their groundbreaking work on climate change adaptation.

 

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Motivating minds: Funding will engage youth in modern science, marine science projects

New federal funding is allowing Memorial to continue fostering the next generation of young innovators and cultural leaders through a series of unique community programs.

 

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Ethical excellence: Nominations accepted until June 3 for Marilyn Harvey Award

Memorial is seeking nominations for the Marilyn Harvey Award to Recognize the Importance of Research Ethics, an important institutional award celebrating ethical research leadership.

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Diving into data: Microdata research centre celebrates fifth anniversary at Memorial

A unique research facility housing in-depth Statistics Canada data is celebrating its fifth anniversary at Memorial. The Research Data Centre (RDC) is part of a national network that provides researchers access to detailed information in a secure setting.

 

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'Chemical' acclaim: Researcher honoured for pioneering scientific contributions

A chemistry professor at Memorial is “excited and surprised” to be named the 2019 recipient of the Canadian Green Chemistry and Engineering Award (Individual Winner), presented by the Chemical Institute of Canada. Dr. Fran Kerton is the second female and the only person outside of Ontario and Quebec to receive the honour.

 

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