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Department of Geography News Archive

2014

October

The 2WSFC was a Resounding Success
Award winners at the Atlantic Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers
Caitlyn Baikie, a Geography Undergrad, was on the Icebreaker when the Franklin Wreckage was Discovered
Communicating Hazards to Future Generations: Research report released

September

Geography students shine at Science Faculty Prize Giving
Hola from Merida! - TBTI
MUN Geography represented at Arctic-FROST meeting in Alaska
Geography at OCEANS ‘14
Information Session for Spring Harlow Programme
Two M.Sc. students in the Department of Geography to Lecture at the Petty Harbour Mini Aquarium

August

The Telegram covers Geography Alumnus’ Research
July Heat Waves

July

Carly Sponarski Successfully Defends PhD. Dissertation
Visualizing Transboundary Shipments of E-waste

June

Canadian Astronaut Jeremy Hansen visits Memorial University Geography Department
Inaugral Macpherson Awards are made to two Geography Graduate Students

May

Canada Refuses to Support UN Guidelines for Small-scale Fisheries
Outdoor plans for the Victoria Day Weekend?

April

Can we learn to co-exist with coyotes?
Chris Sharpe teaches final class after 39 year career in Geography

March

Vincent Lecours wins best research paper award
Study finds marine-protected areas tend to be leftovers from extractive uses

February

Vincent Lecours recipient of the 2014 ESRI Canada GIS Scholarship Award

January

MUN Geography Major Studies in Antarctica Over Christmas Holidays
Carissa Brown to address Women in Science and Engineering
Blue Box Seminar Series: Evan Edinger
Too Big to Ignore team members travel to India for conference
Blue Box Seminar Series: Ratana Chuenpagdee

2013

December

Memorial graduate research featured on Nunavut Government website
Crowdsourcing geographic data
Too Big to Ignore draws focus to small-scale fisheries at the World Seafood Congress
This week's Blue Box Seminar
Memorial University was well represented at the North American Regional Science Council

November

Fly-in/Fly-out: Community tensions and planning approaches in Canada and Australia
Geography Awareness Continues
Congratulations to Andrew Song
Geography Photo Competition
Geography Awareness Week Starts Today
Nunatsiavut speaker to discuss sustainable Inuit communities
Climate Change and Energy in Atlantic Canada with David Suzuki
Congratulations to Geography scholarship recipients
Three of our own participate in the Harris Centre Coast of Bays Regional Workshop
Alvin Simms discusses regional development with PEI communities

October

Geography students receive awards at 2013 ACAG meeting
Geography well represented in MUNdays Spirit Parade
Geography graduate student Beth Cowan recognized for excellence
Kyle White, Honours Geography Student awarded Economic Development Legacy Award
Blue Box Seminar Series: Cedric Brunelle

September

Blue Box Seminar Series: Ryan Gibson
Geography to host workshop on extractive industries
Kristen Lowitt successfully defends her PhD thesis
Geography student completes internship in Tanzania
Recycling from the margins

August

Geography Department releases research report for 2012-13
Geography Major to pursue planning degree at Queen's
Long-range climate projections to assist climate adaptation in the province

May

Geography Speaker Series: Hugues Lantuit
Geography student is awarded summer internship to Tanzania
Geography Grads shine at the annual Aldrich Interdisciplinary Conference held in St John’s

April

Geography Graduate Student Symposium, 2013
Strengthening geographic education in Canada
Geog 3907 celebrates end of semester with a potluck
Geography Speaker Series: Michael Woods

March

In memoriam: Dr. William F. Summers
Colin Laroque featured in Maclean's
Geography Speaker Series: Stewart Fotheringham
MPs visit St. John's campus to discuss marine biodiversity
Blue Box Seminar Series: Rachel Hirsch
Ratana Chuenpagdee provides keynote speech at Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute meeting

February

CAG 2013 abstract submission deadline: March 15
Economic Geography position
Geography Speaker Series: Lawrence Hamilton
Geography Speaker Series: Lea Berrang Ford
Colin Laroque honoured with 2013 3M National Teaching Fellowship
Caribbean coral reef decline on CBC Radio
Geographers get engaged
Geography Speaker Series: Danika van Proosdij
New evidence on Caribbean coral reef decline has Memorial connection

January

Carly Sponarski to present at the Geological Survey Winter Seminar Series
Geography Speaker Series: Heather Castleden
Congratulations to Alistair Bath
Blue Box Seminar Series: Kristen Lowitt
Summer employment opportunity for Geography students
Blue Box Seminar Series: Joel Heath
Upcoming meeting of the NL section of the Geological Association of Canada
Congratulations to Vincent Lecours

2012

December

Geography welcomes Arnaud Vandecasteele, our newest postdoctoral fellow
CAG 2013 hosted by Department of Geography
This week's Blue Box seminar

November

Geography Speaker Series: Sharron A. FitzGerald
Geography lecturer elected CRRF President
Blue Box Seminar Series: David Liverman
Students in GEOG 3350 work with Central West region on land use planning initiatives
Charting the Canadian North: Seabed mapping along the coast of Baffin Island, NU
Grabbing ‘Green’: Questioning the Green Economy
Geographers talk conservation, sustainability, and policy with the Canadian Health Oceans Network
Harlow information session

October

Memorial Geography well represented at Atlantic Conference
Upcoming Blue Box seminar
Geography students excel at Arts Faculty Awards ceremony
Biogeographer Position Open
Steve Sutton presents on marine protected areas in Australia
An ill wind good news for Memorial geographers
The English Cultural Landscape Programme, 2013

September

Geography student is awarded the prestigious Aldrich Fellowship
TA Position Available

July

20th Anniversary of the Cod Moratorium

June

Course Offerings
Job Opportunities, Fall 2012
New PhD position in Arctic Marine Habitat Mapping

May

Opportunities for Graduate Study
Geography Student's Climate Adaptation Research Highlighted
Geographers at the International Deep Sea Corals Symposium

April

Beatrice Frank successfully defends her PhD dissertation >

March

Residential soil analysis in St. John’s reveals elevated levels for 10 metals
A collaborative approach to food security in Labrador

February

New research coordinator in Geography
Avalon Field School: Meeting March 6th
Unique City Neighbourhood Map Finds New Home
Honourable Mention for 'Occupied St. John’s'
Summer Jobs for Geography Students

January

Graduate Opportunities
New post-doctoral fellow hosted by Geography
New Faculty Member
Sheridan Thompson wins prize at Atlantic Geographer's Conference
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