Welcome to the Harris Centre, Memorial University’s hub for public policy and regional development issues.

We link Memorial researchers with groups all over Newfoundland and Labrador, supporting active community engagement throughout the research process.

Working with all units at Memorial, we build connections, encourage informed debate and support collaboration, enhancing the University and the Province through mutually beneficial partnerships.


News

International Small Island Cultures Conference

The 13th International Small Island Cultures conference will be held in St. John’s from June 16–19, 2017 at Memorial University of Newfoundland. The conference theme is “Stories, Ballads and Island Narratives.”

Islands are storied places. We want to hear the stories. We want to hear the ballads. We want to learn about island narratives. And we want to tell you a few stories of our own.

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Harris Centre releases 20-year projections for Labrador and Northern Peninsula as part of provincial Population Project

The rapidly aging population in Newfoundland and Labrador is not a new story, but a project commissioned by Memorial University’s Harris Centre aims to clarify how our changing demographics will affect this province, along with offering independent, evidence-based recommendations on how to prepare for the future. 

 

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