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Department of Chemistry News

Ocean Industry Student Research Award winners

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.

 

Dr. Trevor VandenBoer

Dr. Trevor VandenBoer is the recipient of Memorial University’s first Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship.

The objective of the Banting program is to attract and retain top-tier postdoctoral talent, develop their leadership potential and position them for success as research leaders of tomorrow. Only 70 of these are awarded annually at a value of $70,000 a year for two years.

Department Facebook page

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.