Town of Cupids receives community engagement award


The town of Cupids has been named the 2015 recipient of the Faculty of Arts Newfoundland and Labrador Community Research Engagement Award.


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A pathway to resilience

Memorial University student and public activist, Ms. Gemma HIckey hopes to encourage others to integrate physical fitness and healthier food into their lifestyle in order to combat mental illness.  After her own training this past year for her cross island Hope Walk which departs Port aux Basques in July, Ms. Hickey has seen the physical and mental benefits of a more active lifestyle.

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Fertile ground for food research

Dr. Lynne Phillips thinks a lot about food.

The Dean of Arts is the chair of FARM (Food Advocacy Research at Memorial), a pan-university working group looking at the various dimensions of food studies. 


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Food fishery

Fish is a complicated entity in Newfoundland and Labrador.

It’s bound up with history, culture, the town and the bay, the merchant and the fisher. It’s one of the province’s greatest assets and, since the 1992 moratorium, one of its weakest links.


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