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RPLC Co-Lead Appointed as Member of the Order of Canada

Dr. Barbara Neis, one of Memorial’s most distinguished social scientists, was named a member of the Order of Canada “for her innovative research on the interactions between work, environment and health in the coastal communities of Newfoundland and Labrador and beyond.”

Full Article: Memorial University Gazette

Dr. Neis serves as Co-Lead on the RPLC MIRRA Network (Migration in Remote and Rural Areas).  Congratulations Dr. Neis!

RPLC – MIRRA Network

For the official announcement, visit: Order of Canada List


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