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)

2016 Award winners for the Biology Prizes

This year the Eastern Newfoundland Regional Science Fair was held at MacDonald Drive Junior High School (St. John's, NL), April 22-23, 2016.

2016 Eastern NL Science & Technology Fair Biology Winners


Junior Winner
"Do Hand Sanitizers Work?"
Student: Rebecca Vicars
School: Holy Trinity High School
Intermediate Winner
"The Effect of Ionizing Alpha Radiation on Plant Growth and Germination"
Students: Henry La Prairie
School: Holy Heart
 2016-Intermediate Henry La Prairie
Senior Winner
"Low Cost Phantom Model for Point of Care Ultrasound Training"
Students: Dina Shehata
School: Holy Heart



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