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Top communicators: Federally funded contest looking for best student storytellers at Memorial

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) has launched its eighth annual Storytellers contest, which is open to graduate and undergraduate students.

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The first step: 'Rewarding to see others succeed and grow,' says award winner

As a kid who grew up in Edmonton, Alta., during the “1980 Oilers dynasty,” Dr. Andrew Staniland says he finds inspiration in hockey legend Wayne Gretzky’s famous quote: “You miss 100 per cent of the shots you don’t take.”

In fact, he wants those contemplating nominating fellow colleagues – or applying themselves – for prestigious awards and honours to consider The Great One’s sage advice.

 

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'Go for it': Award recognition 'exhilarating and humbling,' says geneticist

What started out as a few introductory science courses has led to a lifelong fascination with genetics for Dr. Terry-Lynn Young.

They also led to international praise for her groundbreaking research in the field.

 

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High scores for Memorial in yearly Research Infosource report

Memorial ranks No. 1 among Canada’s universities with medical schools when it comes to industry research income as a percentage of its total research income, according to new data released on Nov. 7.

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Op-Ed by Dr. Neil Bose: Research Week -- Your personal invite to learn more about Memorial's extraordinary research

Consider this your personal invite to get out and take part in some of the Research Week 2019 activities, says Dr. Neil Bose, vice-president (research).

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Tracking trash: Citizen science app expanded to include N.L.-specific debris

An app used by citizen scientists around the globe to report coastline pollution now allows users to record the specialized marine debris often found in this province. It’s all thanks to the efforts of a group of Memorial researchers.

 

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Wikipedian-in-residence: Author Jenny Higgins tackles N.L. digital content in new role

Memorial University has a writer-in-residence, occasionally dancers- and filmmakers-in-residence, and now, for the first time, it has a Wikipedian-in-residence.

 

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'Tip of the iceberg': Celebrate ideas and innovation during Research Week 2019

Memorial’s vice-president (research) is encouraging all members of the university community to get involved and help plan events for Research Week 2019, taking place Nov. 12-18.

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