April 29-May 12, 2013
April 29: Keith met with Kelly Hawboldt by teleconference to discuss research opportunities for the Faculty of Engineering in Labrador.
April 29: Keith met with Linda Corbett by teleconference to discuss Post Doc relocation.
April 29: Doreen attended a Managers Meeting (Topics included: Funding Solutions Working Group, Budget 2013-14, Classroom Teaching Infrastructure Development Fund, Staff Positions).
April 29: Martha and Nathaniel met for IBSW planning.
May 1-2: Marie Clement participated to the Second Annual Nunavut Research Review Meeting in Montreal, QC.
May 2: Martha attended a Newfoundland and Labrador Studies board meeting.
May 3: Site visit from and presentation by Rafico Ruiz, candidate for Faculty of Arts position, accompanied by Dr. Philip Hiscock.
May 6 - Brandon Mesher joined the Labrador Institute team on a part-time contract as a library assistant. He will be working with Morgon on a Labrador census data project. Karen has added Brandon’s biography and picture to our webpage: http://www.mun.ca/labradorinstitute/people/students.php
May 6: Diego Cerrudo joined the Labrador Institute team as a Research Assistant 2.
May 6: Martha visited with Dr. Lianne Leddy, Memorial professor of Aboriginal Studies
May 7: Site visit and presentation by Dr. Peter Evans, candidate for Faculty of Arts position, accompanied by Dr. Phil Branigan
May 9: Martha met with School of Social Work and Nunatsiavut government representatives to discuss evaluation of program of the IBSW program.
May 9: Doreen completed our Budget Allocation 2013-14 and submitted to Finance Dept.
May 10: Site visit and presentation from Dr. Heidi Coombs-Thorne, candidate for Faculty of Arts position, accompanied by Dr. Peter Whitridge.
May 12: Ron attended the Labrador North Chamber of Commerce lunch and learn session along with Dr. Merline Fonkwe. The presentation was by Defence Construction Canada on 5 Wing environmental remediation project.