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Nearly a dozen U of L researchers awarded $1.8 million in grants

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Nearly a dozen University of Lethbridge researchers have been awarded a variety of grants worth about $1.8-million.

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Discovery Grants will be paid in installments of anywhere from one to five years.

Neuroscience professor, Dr. Gerlinde Metz, received the largest grant worth $510,000.

She and her research team are exploring early life stress and its effects on brain development.

Out of the 14 applications submitted by U of L researchers, 11 were awarded funding.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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