Department of Biology News
Researchers at Memorial and Montreal Botanical Garden are working with Inuit Elders from communities in Northern Labrador to develop a small-scale business enterprise based on a plant that grows in northern coastal regions of the world.
M.Sc. Biology candidate, Victoria Howse was honoured as the 2013-2014 recipient of the Dr. Jon Lien Memorial Scholarship during a presentation with the family of Dr. Jon Lien and Glenn Blackwood, vice-president, Memorial University (Marine Institute).
The Science Atlantic Undergraduate Biology conference will be held as part of the Joint Science Atlantic Aquaculture & Fisheries and Biology, Conference. This year the conference will be held at Mount St. Vincent University, Halifax , Nova Scotia from the 14 to 16 of March 2014.
Five of the thirty researchers who recieved funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to support innovative and creative research projects are from the Department of Biology.
Of the nineteen scholarships awarded to Memorial students in the Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) and NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship (PGS) programs five were from the Department of Biology.
To view more photos of the recipiants check out this webpage.