News Archive


2018


March

Chemistry team develops 'intelligent' material to test for bee-harming pesticides

More than a decade after beekeepers first raised the alarm about a dangerously low global bee population, much progress has been made in understanding the mystery of colony collapse.

report from the European Food Safety Authority, published on Feb. 28, points squarely at neonicotinoids, some of the world’s most widely used insecticides, as a major cause — and is expected to lead to a total ban on their use when European Union nations vote on the issue next month.


2017


October

Students, staff and faculty honoured at Faculty of Science awards

The annual Faculty of Science Dean’s Awards ceremony was held on Memorial’s St. John’s campus and saw Dr. Mary Courage, dean of the Faculty of Science, recognize 271 students representing the top 10 per cent in the faculty.

 

September

Core Science Facility website

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July

Joint degree in science, humanities and social sciences approved

Students with a strong interest in arts and science no longer have to choose between the two degrees.

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