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Funding for the future: PhD researchers secure $360,000 for complex societal studies

Tolulope Victoria Akerele admits she’s “overwhelmed” to receive a lucrative $80,000 fellowship for her research. Ms. Akerele is among six doctoral students at Memorial receiving a total of $360,000 from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for their studies.

 

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Op-Ed by Dr. Neil Bose: Embracing change: Research Week goes virtual for third annual celebrations Nov. 23-27

Dr. Neil Bose, vice-president (research), invites the Memorial community to participate in Research Week 2020, Nov. 23-27.

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'Top tier': Memorial maintains favourable rank among prestigious international universities

Memorial continues to be recognized as one of the best universities in the world. The Times Higher Education (THE) world subject rankings 2021 were released on Oct. 28.

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Full force: ACENET expands support, training for humanities and social sciences researchers

Humanities and social sciences-based researchers and staff now have access to a suite of tailor-made programming covering issues ranging from big data to cloud applications. It’s all thanks to an expansion of services by ACENET.

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Personal invite: Virtual celebrations planned for Research Week 2020

Now more than ever, Memorial’s vice-president (research) is convinced the power of technology is bringing the university community closer together. With the fall semester in full swing, Dr. Neil Bose asks researchers, staff members and students to harness online resources and plan events as part of Memorial’s third annual Research Week. This year, Research Week is taking place Nov. 23-27.

 

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'Innovation to market': Program focusing on training PhDs, post-doctoral scholars to become corporate innovators

Devon McGrath grew up in rural Nova Scotia with business in his blood. Now the PhD student in the Faculty of Science is learning how to take his passion for entrepreneurship to the next level. Mr. McGrath is among those selected for Lab2Market, a team-based, experiential learning program focused on training PhDs and post-doctoral scholars to become future corporate innovators.

 

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Giving hope: Federal funding allows researchers to pursue critical studies with MS patients

Dr. Michelle Ploughman, Canada Research Chair in Rehabilitation, Neuroplasticity and Brain Recovery, and her team in the Faculty of Medicine have secured a $719,100 grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to help answer the question: Can exercise help heal the brain and protect it from degeneration?

 

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New statement regarding on-campus research and scholarly activities, fieldwork and interaction with research participants from vice-president (research)

On Sept. 28, Dr. Neil Bose, vice-president (research), provided an update regarding on-campus research and scholarly activities, fieldwork and interaction with research participants.

 

 

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Record high: External research funding at Memorial hits $130-million mark

For the first time, Memorial’s total research funding has topped more than $130 million.

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