Field of leaders: Federal investment of nearly $600,000 in high-tech research labs and equipment

New federal funding will help expand Memorial’s research infrastructure and attract the best and brightest talent to Newfoundland and Labrador.

Projects led by teams in the Faculty of Science are receiving nearly $600,000 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF).


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International researchers working to solve marine plastic pollution

Three visiting international researchers at Memorial are working to come up with new ways to tackle plastic pollution in the world’s oceans.

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Energize and enhance: Federal government celebrates investment for health-related research

Innovative research that’s helping address health-care challenges and improving health outcomes for Canadians was front and centre on March 12 as the federal government celebrated a nearly $3.7-million investment for Memorial-led studies.

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High risk, high reward: Emerging health researchers receive grants to advance brain studies

Two Memorial researchers are being recognized for their transformative research to advance the understanding of the brain, in illness or health.

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Advancing accessibility: Student contest turning student-led research ideas into reality

Memorial students are encouraged to submit their innovative ideas to a national contest aimed at making communities more accessible.

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Expanding horizons: Canadian university consortium growing partnerships with Latin America

A new funding agreement aims to increase student mobility and research collaborations between Latin America and a group of Canadian universities, including Memorial.

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'Essential' support: Insight into post-traumatic stress injuries thanks to federal investment


That’s how Dr. Rose Ricciardelli sums up the news that not one, but seven, projects she’s associated with have secured new investments from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to help advance research on post-traumatic stress injuries (PTSI) in public safety personnel.


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$16-million investment focuses on climate change, coastal communities

The Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI) has launched its next phase of ocean research, with a plan to invest approximately $16 million in projects that will examine climate change and how changes to the North Atlantic impact coastal communities.

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