Top billing: PhD student takes centre stage in campaign highlighting Canada’s next generation of researchers

Memorial features prominently in a new promotional campaign led by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI). PhD student Marjan Taghi Boroojerdi was selected to be featured in print, video and online as part of the promotion. 

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Increasing international profile: Memorial ranks among world’s best; alumni can enter to win iPad

Memorial’s reputation as a national and international post-secondary leader is further bolstered by new data released this fall.


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Supporting big ideas: Terra Nova Young Innovator Award applications due Nov. 19

Applications are being accepted for a lucrative research award for early-career researchers.

The Terra Nova Young Innovator award is valued at up to $50,000. It recognizes and supports outstanding faculty members whose research is particularly innovative and whose specific proposal has real potential to make a significant impact on society.


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Growing profile: Times Higher Education ranks Memorial among world's best

Memorial’s reputation as a national and international post-secondary leader is further bolstered by new data released on Sept. 26.

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Hands-on learning: Federal investment enhances Memorial's community programming

Inspiring youth to explore science-based careers and expanding oceans-related programming to rural parts of the province are among four Memorial projects receiving new federal funding.

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The influencers: Geographer and historian elected to prestigious Royal Society of Canada

An internationally lauded field scientist and champion of Arctic research is receiving the highest honour for a Canadian scholar, while an award-winning environmental historian is joining a cohort of emerging scholars in his field.

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Inspiring investment: Emera Innovation Exchange launched at Signal Hill Campus

A $7-million contribution from Emera Inc. to Memorial University will support innovation and entrepreneurship programming in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Strengthening connections: Appointment to enhance consultation in Indigenous research

Dr. Max Liboiron has been appointed associate vice-president (Indigenous research) pro tempore effective Sept. 1 until Aug. 31, 2019.

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New name: Research unit gets a new title and expands its services

An office within the vice-president (research) portfolio has been retitled to better reflect the services and oversight it provides to the Memorial community and the important role it plays in pan-university research projects. CREAIT, CRC and CFI Services (CCCS) is now known as Strategic Institutional Research Initiatives (SIRI). 


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