Monday, October 3, 2016

Canada: Researcher Gets $150,000 to Study Geothermal Energy Potential on the Prairies

The Fantastic Four U of M Vanier Scholars (University of Manitoba)

In 2016, for the second year in a row, four University of Manitoba graduate students in a single year are recipients of Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships.

Kayla Moore
Included is Kayla Moore, who, for her her doctoral research in civil engineering will investigate the solute transport in saline aquifers and application to geothermal energy as a potential power source in the Canadian prairies.

These awards, considered the Canadian equivalent of the United Kingdom’s Rhodes Scholarships, help recruit and keep in Canada top doctoral students from across the country and around the world. Each recipient receives $150,000 over three years towards his or her research.

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