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Memorial University has one of the largest and most diverse Earth Science departments in Canada. With 27 faculty members, 15 staff members, and leading-edge teaching and research facilities, the department is able to offer high quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Graduates of Memorial's Earth Sciences department have gone on to careers in academia, government, and the private sector.



Science celebrates academic achievement and service

Dr. Mark Abrahams and Michelle Miskell

It was a full house for the recent Dean of Science Awards ceremony and reception on Tuesday, Sept. 22.

Over 280 students, who represent the top 10 per cent in the faculty, were admitted to the Dean's List, possibly the largest number at one time.


Professor Emeritus awarded IAG Honorary Fellowship

Dr. Henry Longerich, Professor Emeritus, Department of Earth Sciences, was recently awarded the International Association of Geoanalysts Honorary Fellowship 2015 in recognition of his long-standing contribution to Geoanalytical and Metrological Science and the goals of IAG.  The award was presented at the Geoanalysis 2015 conference in Leoben, Austria, August 2015.

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