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Tesla eyes Memorial students for work term, employment opportunities

When the call came from Tesla to do some in-person recruitment on Memorial’s St. John’s campus, Claire Avery was quick to answer.

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Innovative and productive: Engineering professor receives national award for mining research

An engineering professor has received national recognition for his “game-changing” research in the mining industry.

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Quartet of researchers elected to Royal Society of Canada's Class of 2022

It’s a Memorial milestone.

Four leading women researchers are receiving one of the country’s top academic honours — all at once.

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Former dean of engineering named to Order of Canada

A former dean and professor emeritus of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied has been named a member of the Order of Canada.

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Director of Memorial's entrepreneurship centre appointed

A Memorial alumnus with a diverse background in educational technology, television production and international development has been appointed the director of the Memorial Centre for Entrepreneurship.

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Memorial University earns top grades in global academic ranking

It’s five for five.

Memorial is the only Canadian university included as one of the world’s best for the study for marine/ocean engineering in an annual publication of world university rankings — and it’s the fifth year in a row to do so.

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Engineering hosts spring 2022 semester awards ceremony

More than 100 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science students received more than $47,000 in scholarships and awards recently.

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Plans and solutions: Industry Engagement Day to help transform N.L. into innovation hub

Engaging industry representatives and university researchers to exchange ideas to help solve some of industry’s most challenging problems.

That was the focus of an event hosted by Memorial’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at the Emera Innovation Exchange, Signal Hill campus, recently.

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New Centre for Artificial Intelligence: Memorial University receives federal and provincial funding

Memorial University has received funding for a new Centre for Artificial Intelligence on the St. John’s campus.

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Strong showing: Provincial teams win at world remotely operated vehicle championship

Newfoundland and Labrador teams captured major awards this past weekend at the 2022 MATE ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) World Championship in Long Beach, Calif.

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Nearly $8 million invested to accelerate diverse research discoveries

Memorial researchers have secured nearly $8 million in competitive funding for research projects ranging from childhood amnesia to ocean biodiversity to renewable energy systems.

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A tribute: 'Exceptional' engineer Dr. Jim Sharp remembered for scholarship, optimism and heart

 Dr. James Jack (Jim or JJ) Sharp, professor emeritus, passed away peacefully and with grace in his beloved Scotland on June 6, 2022 in the presence of his eldest son, Glenn.

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Engineering associate deans and alumna inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science’s associate dean (research), associate dean (graduate studies) and an alumna are the newest fellows of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE).

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Engineering alumnus earns prestigious position at world-renowned organization

Dr. Kshama Roy’s (M.Eng.’12, PhD’17) professional career is taking off.

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Supporting students: More than $23,000 in sponsorships for student teams at Memorial

The first annual Student Design Showcase brought in more than $23,000 in sponsorships, donations and in-kind support for student teams at Memorial.

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Software, AI and data focused master's programs set to begin September 2022

Memorial University is pleased to announce three new course-based masters programs have received Senate and Board of Regents approval and will welcome their first students for September 2022.

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