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Pressing questions: Engineer named inaugural fellow of international research program

A prominent engineering researcher and Memorial’s associate vice-president (research) has been named a CIFAR fellow.

Dr. Ray Gosine joins CIFAR’s new program on Innovation, Equity and the Future of Prosperity (IEP), which was recently launched following an international competition to select new research programs that address important global complex, fundamental questions.

 

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New call: Applications for funding opportunities due Oct. 15

Members of the university community are welcome to submit proposals for two separate funds: the Cross-Campus Initiatives Fund and the Conference Fund.

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International honour: Fellowships strengthens research partnerships in Germany and beyond

A political scientist – back home after spending time in Germany – is encouraging other researchers to apply for a prestigious fellowship program.

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Critical research: More than $5.5 million in federal funding to focus on enhancing oil spill response measures

The federal government is investing more than $5.5 million into multidisciplinary research led by Memorial that focuses on techniques and technologies to aid in oil spill response in Canada.

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Advancing knowledge: Memorial sociologist, political scientist elected to Royal Society of Canada

Two award-winning researchers from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences are receiving one of this country’s highest academic honours for emerging scholars.

Dr. Rose Ricciardelli, professor, Department of Sociology and co-ordinator for criminology, and co-coordinator for police studies, and Dr. Alex Marland, professor, Department of Political Science, are among the latest inductees to the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada.

 

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National leader: On the Move Partnership, Dr. Barbara Neis finalist for coveted SSHRC award

A unique pan-Canadian research initiative based at Memorial is being recognized as one of the most impactful research collaborations in the country.

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'Innovative breakthroughs': Significant investment for Harsh Environment Research Facility at Memorial

It was standing room only as Memorial welcomed contributions from the federal and provincial governments and industry for the creation of a new world-class Harsh Environment Research Facility (HERF).

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Talent and insight: More than $2 million federal investment creating new knowledge at Memorial

New federal funding is accelerating diverse research projects ranging from social enterprise in rural Newfoundland and Labrador to research focused on women, feminism and philosophy.

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) announced a total of $2,273,242 on July 17 for 40 Memorial-led projects.

 

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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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