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.
Dr. Gary Kachanoski, president and vice-chancellor, Memorial University, hosted an announcement recognizing a $1-million investment in the ocean industries, including offshore petroleum, aquaculture and fisheries on Thursday, Oct. 30.
Sixteen Memorial students were recognized as part of the Research & Development Corporation’s Ocean Industries Student Research Awards.
Did you know the Department of Chemistry news and information can be found on many social media sites?
Members of the department maintain our Facebook page, where information about news and events in the department can be found.
The MUN Chemistry Society also maintain the MUNCS Facebook page which focuses on the news and events of the student society. It's a great way to make contact with current and past members of MUNCS, whether it's to catch up with old friends, or a way for those interested in majoring or minoring in chemistry at MUN to make new connections and get information from their peers.
The MUN Chemistry Graduate Society also maintain a Facebook page with news and events of interest to our graduate students. It's also a great place for prospective graduate students to get in contact with our current graduate students to help in making their decision to come and do graduate work in the department.
Also, we have a new LinkedIn page where former and current students can keep in contact with each other and connect with potential employers.