Harris Centre OutreachMemorial University is a repository of knowledge and expertise which can assist local stakeholders create sustainable regions. The Harris Centre is tasked with making this knowledge and expertise accessible to the province and works to achieve this through various outreach activities.
The University has expertise in natural resources (fishery, forestry, geology, etc.); medicine, nursing and community health; transportation and municipal infrastructure; emerging technologies (such as information, computing and telecommunications, biotechnology, and ocean technology); rural education; business and commerce; tourism and culture; the governance of complex organizations; as well as in many other areas. Memorial University (including the St. John's main campus, Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, the Marine Institute and the Labrador Institute) undertakes numerous research, teaching and outreach activities in all parts of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Regional Workshops are a privileged opportunity to find out what the University is currently doing or is planning to do in the province's many regions. They also offer a unique opportunity for regional economic development practitioners to encourage further work by the University in all regions.
Regional WorkshopsAs part of this commitment to outreach, the Harris Centre organizes four Regional Workshops per year, one in each of the province's four major regions: Labrador, Western Newfoundland, Central Newfoundland and Eastern Newfoundland. The exact location of each workshop is determined annually in consultation with the regional economic development board partner.
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