'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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One-of-a-kind: Connecting to Labrador roots while helping lead critical marine research

It’s an opportunity most undergrads never get. Little wonder, then, that Natasha Healey jumped at the chance to help run one of Memorial’s most progressive science labs – one of only two in Canada and one of four such facilities in North America.


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The changing sea: Discovering deep Atlantic currents in international ocean study

After an extensive multi-year study, researchers have some surprising insight into the critical role the Atlantic Ocean plays in regulating the Earth’s climate. Dr. Brad deYoung, professor, Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography, Faculty of Science, is the only Memorial scientist part of the international study.


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Bold and bright: Next generation of social scientists and humanities researchers secure federal funding

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada is investing a total of $1,314,178 into studies led by early career and emerging researchers at Memorial.

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Transformative investment: Health-related studies benefit from nearly $3.7-million federal investment

Research ranging from how to treat fatal neurodegenerative diseases to better understanding the affects of type 2 diabetes are among six critical health-related studies receiving nearly $3.7 million in new funding.

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Tweet to win: National contest highlights impact of CFI research projects

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) wants Memorial students and post-doctoral scholars to take to Twitter to show off their research.


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No looking back: How a research breakthrough is giving back control -- and hope -- to MS patients

Over the years, Jennifer Archer watched as her mother and her grandmother succumbed to the symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS). So when she, too, was diagnosed with the disease 30 years ago, she knew what her fate would be. Or, at least she thought she did. Then Ms. Archer met Dr. Michelle Ploughman and her team at Memorial’s Faculty of Medicine.


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