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Eastern NL Science & Technology Fair

The Department of Biology of Memorial Univeristy awards 3 Prizes each year at the Eastern NL Science & Technology Fair. Members of the department play an active role in this yearly event that brings together over 300 of the best and brightest Grade 7 to 12 Science students of Eastern Newfoundland.

To qualify for the fair, students will have already proven their skill in their school science fair. For more information on the School Fair check out Eastern NL Science & Technology Fair.

The following Biology Awards that are handed out each year are as follows:

  1. Junior category ($100 cash)
  2. Intermediate category ($125 cash)
  3. Senior category ($150 cash)

2015 Award winners for the Biology Prizes

This year the Eastern Newfoundland Regional Science Fair was held at Bishops College April 17th & 18th, 2015.

2015 Eastern NL Science & Technology Fair Biology Winners



Junior Winner
"Bacteria & Banknotes"
Student: Evan Youden
School: Lakecrest – St. John’s Independent School
Evan Youden 
Intermediate Winner
"The Placebo Effect Experiment"
Students: Haleh Zabihi
School: Holy Heart
Senior Winner
"Childhood Cancer Chemotheraphy: A genotoxic option (Cisplatin) vs. a
non-genotoxic option (Lapatinib)"
Students: Alyssa Young
School: Holy Heart