Driving innovation: Nearly $1.2-million provincial investment for cutting-edge research

As part of Research Week, Memorial is celebrating support from the provincial government that will enhance the university’s reputation as an international innovation leader. On Nov. 26, Andrew Parsons, minister of Industry, Energy and Technology, announced nearly $1.2 million in funding for four projects.


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'Air that we breathe': Terra Nova Young Innovator studying link between environmental toxicants and chronic disease

An analytical chemist is launching an ambitious research study focused the effects of indoor pollution, the first of its kind in Canada. Dr. Karl Jobst, assistant professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, is the 2021 recipient of the Terra Nova Young Innovator Award, valued at $50,000.


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A rare discovery: Medicine researchers identify first gene for common cause of hearing loss

Memorial University and Western University researchers recently published their discovery of the first gene for a common cause of hearing loss in adults.

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Modern math: Researchers capitalize on scientific machine learning expertise

Memorial can play a big role in the next data-driven scientific discovery, says a Faculty of Science researcher. Dr. Alex Bihlo, Canada Research Chair in Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, is spearheading a collaborative research group that’s focused on scientific machine learning.


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'Global university': Consultations underway on review of Research Strategy

Memorial is renewing its Research Strategy and accepting feedback on a draft document. The draft can be found online.


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The right tools: Memorial researchers deploy underwater gliders to gauge ocean health

Scientists are immersing themselves into new studies aimed at understanding oxygen dynamics in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The northern region of the gulf is an important ecosystem in the harsh North Atlantic.


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