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Inspiring investment: Emera Innovation Exchange launched at Signal Hill Campus

A $7-million contribution from Emera Inc. to Memorial University will support innovation and entrepreneurship programming in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Strengthening connections: Appointment to enhance consultation in Indigenous research

Dr. Max Liboiron has been appointed associate vice-president (Indigenous research) pro tempore effective Sept. 1 until Aug. 31, 2019.

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Netting funds: Non-profit organization awards support to salmon researchers

A trio of researchers engaged with fieldwork throughout Atlantic Canada have received 2018 grants of $63,300 for their ongoing projects from the Atlantic Salmon Conservation Foundation.

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New name: Research unit gets a new title and expands its services

An office within the vice-president (research) portfolio has been retitled to better reflect the services and oversight it provides to the Memorial community and the important role it plays in pan-university research projects. CREAIT, CRC and CFI Services (CCCS) is now known as Strategic Institutional Research Initiatives (SIRI). 

 

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Subject specialists: Memorial ranks high for ocean technology-related research in world university rankings

Memorial is the only Canadian university to make the list of the world’s top post-secondary institutions for the study of marine/ocean engineering. Memorial placed 38 among global universities ranked in the Engineering field as reported last month by the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy, which included 44 top universities in its marine/ocean engineering listing.

 

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Emerging science researchers net nearly $300,000 in lucrative federal funding

Black holes and green chemistry are the areas of focus of two early-career researchers receiving prominent academic awards totaling nearly $300,000.

 

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Federal funding enhances Memorial’s international reputation for critical health-care research

Improving access to primary health care, a better understanding of the hepatitis C virus and enhancing access to mental health programming within Indigenous communities.

These three Memorial-led research projects are receiving a major boost from the federal government.

 

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Top 10 reasons to attend Ocean Frontier 2018 this October

The Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI) has narrowed down its top 10 reasons to attend Ocean Frontier 2018: North Atlantic Opportunities Conference, running Oct. 9-12, at the Delta Hotel in St. John’s.

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Geneticist named an officer of the Order of Canada

An Honorary Research Professor in the Faculty of Medicine has been named an officer of the Order of Canada.

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Favourable scores: Memorial makes considerable gains in global universities rankings

Memorial University improved its global score among two of the most widely observed rankings of world-wide universities.

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Sudden cardiac death genetic research team lauded by Governor General

A team of researchers are winners of the Governor General’s Innovation Awards for their groundbreaking discovery that’s saving the lives of those affected by a deadly genetic disease.

The Faculty of Medicine’s Drs. Terry-Lynn Young, Kathy Hodgkinson, Sean Connors and Daryl Pullman are the first recipients from Memorial to receive this prestigious award.

 

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Five new Canada Research Chairs bolster Memorial's international profile

New federal investments totalling more than $4.5 million will enhance Memorial’s research expertise in areas ranging from climate change to health care to oceans research.

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