Dr. Lisa Rankin, associate professor in the Department of Archaeology, has won the Geoffrey Marshall Mentoring Award from the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools.
The prestigious international award recognizes outstanding mentoring support of graduate students, from course completion through research and placement. This is the first time a Memorial faculty member has been honoured with the award.
Former MUN Archaeology student Corey Hutchings is a professional archaeologist who has been working in Cultural Resource Management for the past five years. He graduated from Memorial University in 2011 with a Master's degree entitled Complexity and Continuity: Labrador Archaic Occupations at Nulliak Cove, Labrador.
In the March edition of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences' Alumnus of the Month, Corey discusses his time as an archaeology student and the benefits this has had on his subsequent career.
Coinciding with the recent Aboriginal Peoples Week, Dr. Scott Neilsen, Assistant Professor in Archaeology, discusses Memorial's new Aboriginal and Indigenous Studies Certificate program in the latest issue of the MUN Gazette.
As part of Aboriginal Peoples Week, Dr. Mario Blaser, Canada Research Chair in Aboriginal Studies, discusses the findings of his recent research with the Inuit and Innu peoples of Labrador.
In the latest issue of the MUN Gazette, Dr. Meghan Burchell discusses her pioneering research on the shellfish middens of coastal British Columbia and how they provide an environmental and cultural record of how people lived and interacted with the environment thousands of years ago.
In this short video graduate and undergraduate students reflect on their experiences studying Archaeology at MUN.
The Department of Archaeology’s 2016 field school will take place at Tors Cove on the Southern Shore of the Avalon Peninsula, south of St. John’s.
Dr Catherine Losier will lead the excavation of the 17-18th century English migratory fishery occupation at Tors Cove, as well as the non-invasive survey of a 19th-century cemetery site.
This collection of essays presents new research on the archaeology, history, and contemporary adaptations of Inuit-Métis of central and southeastern Labrador.