Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada

To be invited to become a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada is considered the highest honour that can be attained by scholars, artists and scientists in this country. There are over 2000 fellows nationwide who have been peer-elected for their remarkable contributions to the arts, the humanities and the sciences, as well as in Canadian public life. Fellows of the Royal Society are considered to be the best in their field. 

Below is a listing of those who received fellowship while on faculty at Memorial:

2016   Nancy Dahn, University Research Professor, School of Music
2016   Timothy Steeves, University Research Professor, School of Music
2015   Azizur Rahman, University Research Professor, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
2013   Barbara Neis, University Research Professor, Department of Sociology
2012   Carole Peterson, University Research Professor, Department of Psychology
2012   Peter Pope, University Research Professor, Department of Archaeology (deceased)
2011   Ian Jordaan, Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
2011   Danny Summers, University Research Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
2010  Priscilla Renouf, Department of Archaeology (deceased)
2009  John (Sean) Brosnan, University Research Professor, Department of Biochemistry
2009  Patrick Parfrey, University Research Professor, Faculty of Medicine
2008  David Bell, University Research Professor, Department of Religious Studies
2008   Beverley Diamond, Professor, School of Music
2008   Gerald Pocius, University Research Professor, Department of Folklore
2007   Vit Bubenik, Professor Emeritus, Department of Linguistics
2006   Ronald Rompkey, Department of English Language and Literature (deceased)
2002   Jean Briggs, Professor Emerita, Department of Anthropology (deceased)
2001   Derek Nurse, University Research Professor, Department of Linguistics
1999   Greg Kealey, University Research Professor, Department of History
1997   John Hewson, Professor Emeritus, Department of Linguistics
1984   James Tuck, Professor Emeritus, Department of Archaeology
1983   Michael Rochester, Professor Emeritus, Department of Earth Sciences
1982   Christopher Barnes, Professor, Department of Earth Sciences
1982   David Strong, University Research Professor, Department of Earth Sciences
1982   George Story, Department of English Language and Literature (deceased)
1978   Robert Paine, Department of Anthropology (deceased)
1972   Harold Williams, Department of Earth Sciences (deceased)
1972   David Idler, Director of the Marine Science Laboratory (deceased)

Keynote Presentations

The Royal Society of Canada (Atlantic) has sponsored a series of workshops at Memorial.  Keynote presentations from these events can ve viewed below:

2016

Asking the Big Question featured keynote presentations by Sigurbjörg (Silla) Sigurgeirsdóttir, an Associate Professor of Public Policy and Governance in the Department of Political Science, University of Iceland, and Gordon Laxer, professor emeritus, University of Alberta and author of After the Sands: Energy and Ecological Security for Canadians.

2015

Dialogue on Knowledge and Democracy, in conjunction with CBC Ideas and Memorial University, featured keynote presentations given by Harry Collins, a sociologist of science at the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University and Sheila Jasanoff, a specialist in science and technology studies and public reason from Harvard University.

 The Royal Society of Canada (Atlantic) launched the New Fellow Public Lecture series in 2013 with the primary objective of promoting learning and research in the arts, the humanities and the natural and social sciences. Presentations by Memorial's newest Fellows are featured on the RSC's YouTube page and can be viewed on the links highlighted below:

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