The Department of Chemistry of Memorial University is one of the largest Chemistry Departments in Atlantic Canada, with 23 faculty, 13 permanent laboratory instructors and instructional assistants, and a number of support and research staff. Approximately 10-15 students graduate with general and Honours B.Sc. degrees in Chemistry each year, and over 60 graduate students are working in our research laboratories.
The concept design phase of the new 425,000 sq. ft. core science facility is expected to wrap up in July.
On June 25th, three concepts will be presented in a Town Hall session to the Memorial community, with the goal of establishing a preferred scheme based on the strengths of each design.
Dr. Cora Young, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry is one of four Memorial University researchers to recieve recent Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) funding, which is meant to help institutions attract and retain some of the world’s most talented researchers.