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Physicist collaborates with Australian university to improve thermal imagers

A Memorial researcher is partnering with his Australian colleagues on a novel technology that could greatly increase the speed and sensitivity of thermal imagers.

Dr. Todd Andrews of Memorial’s Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography, Faculty of Science, along with University of Western Australia (UWA) researchers Dr. Adrian Keating, Dr. Giacinta Parish and Dr. John Dell were successful in receiving a three-year grant from the Australian Research Council totalling approximately CDN $420,000.

 

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Federal funding enhances Memorial's international reputation for critical health-care research

Improving access to primary health care, a better understanding of the hepatitis C virus and enhancing access to mental health programming within Indigenous communities.

These three Memorial-led research projects are receiving a major boost from the federal government.

 

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Emerging science researchers net nearly $300,000 in lucrative federal funding

Black holes and green chemistry are the areas of focus of two early-career researchers receiving prominent academic awards totaling nearly $300,000.

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Memorial University recognizes six professores emeriti

Six Memorial University professors have been accorded the designation professor emeritus/emerita, an honour reserved for highly distinguished faculty members.

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Memorial's PsyD program receives Canada's highest accreditation level

Memorial University’s doctor of psychology (PsyD) program has been awarded the highest level of accreditation in Canada.

This is the first time a PsyD program outside of Quebec has received accreditation from the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) and the first PsyD program the organization has recognized at a university that did not already have a CPA-accredited PhD program in clinical psychology.

 

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Science alumna joining ‘sea women’ on Arctic voyage

A Faculty of Science alumna is joining an all-female Arctic expedition in August to participate in snorkelling safaris and ocean education programs with Inuit youth and elders in Nunavut and Greenland.

Sarah Walsh is the only Newfoundlander among the Sedna Epic Expedition’s 16-member team of volunteers that hails from other parts of Canada, the U.S. and Mexico.

 

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Coral reefs losing ability to keep pace with rise in sea levels

Many coral reefs will be unable to keep growing fast enough to keep up with rising sea levels, leaving tropical coastlines and low-lying islands exposed to increased erosion and flooding risk, new research suggests.

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