Alumni of the month

Katherine Harvey is a folklorist, curator and writer from Cupids, Newfoundland. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in folklore from Memorial University in 2014, and is currently completing her Master of Arts in public folklore. She is our alumnus of the month for February.  Read more about her here.

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Grad student of the month

Sharmane Allen is a doctoral candidate in our geography department. Under the supervision of Drs. Charles Mather and Dean Bavington, she is studying the implementation and practice of rights-based fisheries management (i.e. the allocation of licenses and quotas) in Newfoundland and Labrador’s commercial fisheries.  Read more about her here.

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Detective stories

Like detectives, graduate students sift through mountains of evidence and use their finely tuned powers of observation to answer questions and come to conclusions.

Now an award-winning teacher Sonja Boon has taken that comparison one step further.

Read more here.


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Aid exchange

Dr. Liam Swiss, a Memorial University sociology professor who researches the political sociology of foreign aid and international development, is spending the 2016-17 academic year at the Käte Hamburger Kolleg /Centre for Global Cooperation Research in Duisburg, Germany.

Read more about what he and his colleagues are working on in the Gazette.

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