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Department of Geography News


Dr. Carissa Brown was the 2015 co-recipient of the W.S. Cooper Award from the Ecological Society of America.

Dr Neha Gupta and colleagues have been awarded a SSHRC Connection Grant for 2015-2016 for a project led by Laurentian University and in partnership with Wilfred Laurier University and the Huron-Wendat First Nation.

Jeanette Carney and Merran Smith

Geography’s Jeanette Carney and Merran Smith each recently were awarded a Canadian Northern Studies Trust Scholarship.  The awards, sponsored by the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies, encourage research and provide experience for graduate students in Canada’s North.

We are pleased to announce three new fully funded graduate study opportunities for an interdisciplinary, STS-driven project on Action-Research Methods for the Anthropocene.

Charles Conway

Four faculty and staff in the Geography department recently reached landmarks in years of service at MUN. Charlie Conway (pictured) has worked with the Geography Department for 35 years.

Luminus cover

Trevor Bell is featured in the cover story (and wrote the last word) in the Winter 2015 edition of Luminus, Memorial's alumni magazine.