Studying the stressors: Nearly $1 million in federal funding to examine correctional officers' mental wellness

Dr. Rose Ricciardelli, an award-winning Memorial researcher, is leading a three-year study to assess changes in mental health and well-being among correctional officers in Canada. Dr. Ricciardelli and her collaborators recently received a total of $989,557 in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), securing one of the agency’s Mental Wellness in Public Safety Team Grants.


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On-campus research and scholarly activities, fieldwork and interaction with research participants update from vice-president (research)

Memorial is implementing a new framework, which outlines a phased approach to returning to on-campus research spaces, fieldwork and face-to-face interactions with research participants. Read a new statement on research from Dr. Neil Bose, vice-president (research).

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Natural fit: Memorial experts partnering with community volunteers in pandemic response

Memorial is collaborating with a group of private-sector volunteers to ensure the province has an adequate supply of critical personal protective equipment (PPE) during the COVID-19 crisis.


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Contribute meaningfully: Engineers collaborating with university, community to fight COVID-19

When it comes to battling the spread of COVID-19, engineers at Memorial are putting their expertise – and time – to work, collaborating with units such as the Department of Technical Services.

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Information for laboratory/research space owners

Memorial University is enacting further measures related to buildings access on all our campuses to enhance social distancing and keep our community safe. By ensuring we are aware of who is on campus, we are better able to protect the health and safety of our faculty, staff and students who must come to campus. A checklist has also been developed to assist in ensuring laboratory/research space hazards are controlled while the spaces are unoccupied.


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Statement on research at Memorial from Dr. Neil Bose, vice-president (research)

Dr. Neil Bose, vice-president (research), provided this update on March 19.

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COVID-19 update from the Office of the Vice-President (Research)

The following is an update from the Office of the Vice-President (Research), dated March 17, 2020.


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