Memorial is one of three Canadian universities that will offer a pilot program to teach academics how to recognize the commercial potential of their research.
Memorial researchers and students looking to showcase their research and creativity can now enter a national image contest with top prizes up for grabs.
ACENET has a new chief executive officer.
Greg Lukeman assumed the role on Nov. 15, succeeding Ann MacKenzie who has retired.
ACENET is a consortium of universities and community colleges in Atlantic Canada offering advanced research computing resources. Memorial is the lead institution and head office for ACENET, while Dr. Neil Bose, vice-president (research), is the chair of its board of directors.
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) has launched its eighth annual Storytellers contest, which is open to graduate and undergraduate students.
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.
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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