Run for a Cure for Huntington Disease

Huntington Disease (HD) is a debilitating brain disorder that is fatal and incurable. The disease is often described as having the symptoms of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and ALS – simultaneously. As the disease progresses, a person with Huntington’s become less able…

Huntington Disease Research and Care Presentations Coming to Carbonear

Described as having the symptoms of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and ALS all at once, Huntington Disease, HD, is an incapacitating disease that affect one in every 7,000 Canadians, and is sadly fatal and incurable. However, due to new research, there is…

Presenting Kathryn Leanne Dalton, Contributing Author to the Book “About Face”

Kathryn Leanne Dalton, a MUN School of Pharmacy graduate student recently published some outcomes of her research as a collection of essays, published by “Breakwater books”. Kathryn, who is from St. John’s, Newfoundland obtained an undergraduate degree in Neuroscience and…

Profiling Dr. Helene Volkoff, Professor of Biology and Biochemistry.

One of Memorial’s ‘leading ladies,’ Dr. Volkoff’s research interests are in fish physiology, with focus on the mechanisms involved in the endocrine regulation of food intake and reproduction in fish. “To date, we only understand a very small portion of…

IWD Series: In conversation with Dr. Aimee Suprenant, Associate Vice-President (Academic) and Dean, Graduate Studies

Dr. Aimee Surprenant is a professor at Memorial University who needs no introduction, because her track record of excellence precedes everything else. Dr. Surprenant is the associate Vice-President (Academic) and the Dean of the Graduate School at Memorial University since…

Creating Sustainability: Active Transportation

Spring is officially here! With warmer weather right around the corner, it is easier to make sustainable choices every day. Fuel emissions from cars are a large contributor to climate change. Choosing to walk to school or work is not…

In Conversation with Kathryn Schneider, Renowned Clinician Scientist

Knowledge is continuously evolving in our everyday aspects of life. One of the key drivers of this ever-changing phenomenon is research and development. Research in all fields digs deep into the basics and underlying mechanisms of the said field, with…

MUN Outdoor Summer Soccer Tournament

This summer, a group of soccer enthusiasts, consisting mostly of international students, conjured up the idea of organizing an outdoor soccer tournament for the university community, thereby birthing the concept of MUN Outdoor Summer Soccer Tournament (MOSST). Initially, the plan…

Manitoba Received $10M in Health Research Funding

1,800 job opportunities made open for researchers and trainees through every $100 million invested in health research. Manitoba University is receiving $10 million from the federal government to support 15 health research projects. The Manitoba grants are part of a…

Google Stadia: A bleak or a Bright Future of Gaming?

Imagine being able to play the latest games with just a screen via an internet connection without the need of a gaming pc, PS4, Xbox or any gaming console and also without having the hassle of downloading or installing a…