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The 2WSFC was a Resounding Success

Team MUN at 2WSFC.

We are happy to report on the success of The Second World Small-scale Fisheries Congress (2WSFC) and to acknowledge the major role that Memorial University, and in particular the Geography Department, contributed to the event's realization.

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Caitlyn Baikie, a Geography Undergrad, was on the Icebreaker when the Franklin Wreckage was Discovered

Caitlyn Baikie onboard the icebreaker that discovered the wreckage of one of Sir John Franklin's missing ships.

She has received impressive opportunities and accolades very early in her career, from sitting in the House of Assembly, to participating in advocacy initiatives with the Aboriginal Resource Office. Recently she acted as a representative for Canadian students on the icebreaker that discovered the Franklin wreckage.

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The Future of Small-Scale Fisheries Research: Student Forum at the 2WSFC

Students gather round table for discussions.

By students, for students: students took charge of planning and leading a Student Forum focused on students and early career scientists, which provided an opportunity for sharing experiences and discussing options for future small-scale fisheries research and researchers.

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Our Graduates

Graduate spotlight on: Kelley Power

Kelley Power

Kelley Power completed her BSc (Hons) in Geography in October 2000 and is now the Communications Advisor for Aurora Energy Ltd., a uranium exploration and development company that is active in the Central Mineral Belt of Labrador.