Department of Biology News
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.
The course offers the study of the design and analysis of statistical and mathematical models for exploring the biology of cells, genes, species, populations, communities and ecosystems.
The course is for the Winter 2013 semester will be offered Monday-Wed-Friday 11-12 with a lab Monday 2-5pm.
Congratulations to the 2012-13 Lou Visentin Award Recipients. This award recognizes the outstanding achievement of students graduating with a B.Sc. or B.Sc. Honours degree who have been named to a Dean’s or Director's List for four consecutive years in their program.
Here is a list of recipients from the Department of Biology:
- Travis Barron, Biology
- Tyler Brown, Biology
- Allison Chaytor, Psychology/Biology
- Jessica Dwyer, Psychology/Biology
- Desmond Whalen, Psychology/Biology
The Book Prize is awarded on the basis of demonstrated academic excellence in the declared major to a student who is not graduating in the academic year of the award. Congrats Megan on receiving the 2012-13 Dean of Science Book Prize for the Department of Biology.
After 39 years of working in the Department of Biology, Christine Everson has officially retired as the Secretary to the Department Head. The Department held a retirement party for her on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 which was attended by many co-workers, both past and present!
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.