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Concrete action: Memorial geographer and Inuit-led project lauded for 'exceptional' climate change solution

A Memorial researcher is the inaugural recipient of a major international honour for his groundbreaking work on climate change adaptation. Dr. Trevor Bell, University Research Professor, Department of Geography, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, has received the Frederik Paulsen Arctic Academic Action Award, valued at €100,000.

 

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'Closer look': Fourth annual Research Week celebrations set for Nov. 22-26

Get ready to be inspired. Memorial is once again shining a spotlight on its amazing researchers and their groundbreaking work during Research Week 2021. This year’s celebrations take place Nov. 22-26.

 

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Remarkable researchers: Nominations due Nov. 30 for institutional research awards

Nominations are being accepted for a pair of institutional awards celebrating remarkable researchers: the President's Award for Outstanding Research and University Research Professorship.

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Diverse strengths: More than $1.3-million provincial investment enhances Memorial's dynamic research capacity

Five leading-edge research projects are benefitting from more than a $1.3-million investment from the provincial government. Andrew Parsons, minister of Industry, Energy and Technology, announced the funding on Oct. 4.

 

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Incredible uptake: Emerging ocean innovators and entrepreneurs latest cohort of national program

More than 20 research teams from across the country are taking part in a unique, Memorial-led program. Lab2Market is a team-based, experiential learning program that trains PhDs and post-doctoral scholars to become future corporate innovators. Memorial is one of only four universities in Canada currently offering the program. Here, the focus is on ocean-related research.

 

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Breakthroughs and advances: Health-related studies benefit from more than $1-million federal investment

Healthy cities. Stroke recovery. Virtual care. Memorial research teams dedicated to all three subjects are heading into the fall with funding to advance their innovative studies, thanks to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Canadian Medical Association Foundation. Three faculty members are at the forefront of projects that received a total of $1,168,000.

 

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'Unwavering commitment': Nunatsiavut-born lawyer named associate VP (Indigenous research)

Internationally respected lawyer and award-winning Indigenous rights advocate Violet Ford is Memorial’s new associate vice-president (Indigenous research) (AVPIR).

 

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