'Shared blueprint': Memorial recognized for supporting United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

For the first time, Memorial is included in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings, which measure the global impact of universities worldwide.


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Proof of concept: Chemistry researcher receives $655,900 to advance decarbonizing N.L. oil and gas

Dr. Michael Katz has been awarded funding for a proof-of-concept project that would see metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) used to separate carbon dioxide (CO2) from offshore oil and gas exhaust streams.


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'Open dialogue': Canadian Institutes of Health Research hosts virtual town hall with Memorial

Canada’s major federal funding agency for health research is inviting members of the Memorial community to an interactive town hall.


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Inaugural recipient: National recognition, funding for improving lives of people impacted by cancer

A Memorial researcher is among the first winners of a lucrative award from that recognizes her leading-edge work for cancer survivors.

Dr. Sheila Garland, a clinical psychologist and associate professor, psychology, Faculty of Science, who is cross-appointed to the Discipline of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, is among 15 inaugural recipients of the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) Emerging Scholar Award.


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March 30, 2021, statement regarding on-campus research and scholarly activities, fieldwork and interaction with research participants from the vice-president (research)

Dr. Neil Bose, vice-president (research), has announced for the St. John’s Campus an expansion of access to on-campus research spaces, resumption of more low-risk fieldwork, as well as resumption of low-risk research involving interactions with research participants. Researchers at Grenfell Campus and the Marine Institute Campus should contact their research offices to confirm processes for those campuses.

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'One step closer': Genetics expert awarded more than $970,000 to investigate osteoarthritis

A Memorial researcher is expanding his studies towards a better understanding of osteoarthritis, thanks to significant federal funding. Dr. Guangju Zhai, professor, Division of Biomedical Sciences (Genetics), Faculty of Medicine, has been awarded $971,550 in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to study the causes of osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis that is expected to leave 40 million severely disabled by 2050.


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