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Science researcher finds fish do not age like mammals and birds

A novel study led by a Memorial University researcher has revealed aging might not be inevitable.

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University and community researchers tackle coastal community sustainability through two-eyed seeing lens

Memorial and a consortium of university-affiliated and community-affiliated researchers from Mi’kmaw communities across Newfoundland have been awarded nearly $15 million through the federal New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF).

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Babette the seal dies at Ocean Sciences Centre

The Department of Ocean Sciences has announced the death of one of its seals.

Babette, also known as Babs or Girlie, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 22 under the care of Memorial University’s Animal Care Services veterinarians.

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Researcher joins first expedition to sample vent field under polar ice cap

An international team of scientists, including from Memorial University, has taken a major step in deep-sea exploration by sampling Earth’s last truly remote and inaccessible seafloor environment: the depths of the Arctic Ocean.

This fall, Dr. John Jamieson, an associate professor of earth sciences and the Canada Research Chair in Marine Geology, was part of an expedition that was the first to dive to a hydrothermal vent field under the polar ice cap.

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Deadline Jan. 24 for national Science Exposed contest

Researchers, students and staff looking to highlight new perspectives on scientific research can enter a contest for a chance to win cash prizes.

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) has launched the latest edition of Science Exposed. The contest is a collaboration with Acfas.

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Changes for new students enrolling in select course-based programs

The Board of Regents has approved changes to the tuition rates for new students enrolling in select course-based graduate programs, effective fall 2022.

For current students, a grace period of two years will be provided to allow students to finish their programs.

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Dr. Liqin Chen changing lives of Memorial science students

Creating a scholarship or award is doing more than financially supporting a student’s journey to higher education.

In certain circumstances, such as those of Xiaolei Li (M.Sc.’16) and Fereshteh Shahhoseini, receiving funding can be a life-changing event.

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