Multifaceted research partnership examining how to mitigate climate change
The solution to one of the biggest global issues may be found here at home.
Memorial is playing a vital role in an extensive program aimed at curbing the effects of climate change.
Research teams from various disciplines are participating in the Transforming Climate Action (TCA): Addressing the Missing Ocean, a program recently awarded $154 million from the federal government’s Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF).
Indigenous spring graduate working to understand, fix cognitive decline
As an Indigenous youth from the NunatuKavut Inuit community in southern Labrador, Amelia Jones was taught respect for her elders.
During her time at Memorial, the bachelor of science (honours) student became engrossed in researching the neural and molecular underpinnings of memory across the lifespan.
Spring science graduates find each other during educational journey
Spring graduate Sydney Hillier was halfway through her undergraduate degree when she was in a car accident in 2018.
The traumatic event sidelined her plan to complete a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry (nutrition) at Memorial University.
Memorial's Rothermere scholar researching biology of bacteria at Cambridge
Liam Gregory has been named Memorial’s latest Rothermere Fellow.
It is one of the university’s most lucrative and prestigious awards.
Mr. Gregory, who is originally from St. John’s, graduated with a B.Sc.(Hons.), majoring in biochemistry, from Memorial in 2019. He completed a master’s degree at the University of British Columbia in 2021 and is currently enrolled in a PhD program at the University of Cambridge.
'Seeing' and 'feeling': Controlling prosthetic hands with AI
Dr. Xianta Jiang, an assistant professor of computer science in the Faculty of Science at Memorial, was recently awarded $237,750 by the Government of Canada’s New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF).
The funding is to create an artificial intelligence interface for controlling prosthetic hands, enabling amputees to operate an artificial limb as easily as their intact hand without requiring surgery.
Family-friendly day of science discovery in Core Science Facility
Science Rendezvous is the marquee event kicking off Science Odyssey, a national celebration of science and technology running May 6-21.
The free Science Rendezvous event takes place on Saturday, May 13, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Representatives from the faculties of Science, Engineering, Medicine and the School of Pharmacy will present exciting and interactive exhibits and activities for people of all ages.
Memorial University researchers benefit from historic research investment
Memorial is supporting Arctic Inuit communities’ needs for safe and cost-efficient shipping while helping to make Canada a global leader in climate science, innovation and solutions.
Thanks to the largest research grant it’s received in its history, the university is playing a major role as co-leader and collaborator on two research projects receiving unprecedented federal support.