One of Dr. David Grant’s hunches could end up having a major impact on the international research community while bringing global recognition to Memorial.
Dr. Grant manages the lab that houses Memorial’s scanning electron microscope-mineral liberation analyzers, or SEM-MLA.
Attention Memorial students: here is your mission, should you choose to accept it – tell a smart, original story with impact in 300 words or three minutes.
The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) has launched its 2018 Storytellers Contest, challenging post-secondary students to get creative and show fellow Canadians how social sciences and humanities research is affecting our lives, our world and our future for the better.
A Memorial graduate gaining a reputation in the national business community can add another feat to his growing list of accomplishments.
Joe Teo, CEO and co-founder of HeyOrca, a St. John’s-based company focused on social media collaboration tools for marketing agencies, has been named to Twitter Canada’s list of 20 Canadian tech startup founders who are using the social media tool to its fullest.
Students with a flair for creativity and a passion for research are encouraged to enter a pair of national contests with big prizes up for grabs.
Joshua and Zachary Green are on a mission to provide innovative technology to help the world become more environmentally friendly. In their quest to do so, the brothers have created a smart, Wi-Fi enabled, line voltage thermostat called Mysa – Swedish for comfort – through their company, Empowered Homes.
Delegates attending a conference at Memorial recently were reminded of the importance of collaborations and partnerships when it comes to the diverse work of research administration. Memorial hosted Research on the Rock from Nov. 14-15. The event was organized in parership with the Canadian Association of Research Administrators.
The federal government is investing nearly $2 million into 34 diverse research projects led by Memorial, ranging from employment discrimination to photography in graphic memoirs to wildlife management in Atlantic Canada.
Memorial is strengthening its research and academic connections with Southeast Asia through a new post-secondary partnership. A memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been signed with PetroVietnam University (PVU).
Memorial is home to three new Canada Research Chairs (CRC), one of the country’s highest honours for research excellence. The appointments are for tier 2 chairs, which are five-year positions worth $100,000 each year with the possibility of one five-year renewal.
The announcement was made on Nov. 2. In addition to the chairs’ funding, the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) announced a total of $176,649 for the researchers through its John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF), as part of its partnership with the Canada Research Chairs Program.
After travelling nearly 20,000 kilometres — from one side of the world to the other — Dr. Neil Bose has started the next chapter in his career.
As of Nov. 1, he began a five-year term as Memorial’s new vice-president (research). The Board of Regents approved his appointment in August.