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Vol 40  No 6
November 22, 2007


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Exceptional faculty and staff recognized

Memorial University honoured the efforts of its best educators, researchers and staff members at a special ceremony Nov. 20 at the Fluvarium in St. John’s. Twelve Memorial employees were honoured at the reception – three for outstanding research; two for distinguished teaching, five for exemplary service, one for exceptional community service and one for receiving a national teaching award.

More information on the awards and the ceremony, including biographical notes on award recipients are available here

President’s Award for Outstanding Research


The President’s Award for Outstanding Research recognizes researchers who have made outstanding contributions to their scholarly disciplines. The award includes a $5,000 research grant.

Dr. Elizabeth Murphy
Education

University Research Professor

University Research Professors have acquired a designation above the rank of professor. The title is the most prestigious award the university gives for research, and goes to faculty who have demonstrated a consistently high level of scholarship and whose research is of truly international stature.

The designation carries with it a $4,000 research grant each year for five years and a reduced teaching schedule.

Dr. Barbara Neis
Sociology

Dr. Richard Rivkin
Ocean Sciences Centre

President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching

President’s Awards for Distinguished Teaching recognize the teaching excellence in the university community. Each winner of the teaching award receives a $5,000 grant contributed by the Memorial University Alumni Association.

Dr. Christopher Sharpe
Geography

Dr. Katherine Gallagher
Business Administration

President’s Award for Exceptional Community Service

The President’s Award for Exceptional Community Service is presented each year in recognition of employees (faculty or staff) who have demonstrated outstanding community service.

President’s Award for Exemplary Service

The President’s Award for Exemplary Service at Memorial University of Newfoundland is presented each year to recognize employee(s) who have demonstrated outstanding service and/or who have made significant contributions to the university community beyond that normally expected for their positions.

Greg Bennett
Computing & Communications

Gary Collins
Biology

Linda Kirby
Medicine

Sonja Knutson
International Student Advising

Zita Murphy
Student Affairs and Services

Joan Oldford
Education

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