February 17-March 2, 2014
John received copies of his first book, which he coauthored over the past few years with a colleague from UBC, Richard Unger. The title is: Energy Consumption in Canada in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Congratulations John!
February 18: The Master’s Certificate in Project Management (MCPM) presented by the Gardiner Center started with module 1. Two of our LI employees, Doreen and Marie, attended.
February 18 & 19: Ron O’Neill from Memorial’s Academic Advising Centre visited the College of the North Atlantic Campuses in both Labrador West and Happy Valley-Goose Bay (HV-GB). Martha in HV-GB and Karen in Labrador West were pleased to meet with Ron while he was there.
February 19: Doreen met with Bill Morrissey, the Associate Director of the Gardiner Center, regarding potential leads in Labrador and possible opportunities for LI to play a role. She also had some other discussions with Jackie Collins, Training Advisor at Gardiner Centre, surrounding the MCPM program.
February 19 – 20: Sylvia travelled to Nain to visit the schools and speak with teachers February 20: Doreen attended Memorial’s Joint Managers Meeting.
February 20-26: Martha has had a series of conversations with Prof. James Drummond at Dalhousie University. The Labrador Institute is part of a group applying for operations and maintenance funding for Northern Research Centres.
February 21: Marie presented the aquatic research program to the board of the Torngat Secretariat.
February 21: Two new banners went up on the LI home page, advertising our two upcoming courses for Intersession.
February 22-23: Marie attended a workshop organized by INRS-ETE in Quebec City to develop a water temperature monitoring network in salmon rivers.
February 25: LI Administration Team Meeting.
February 26: Doreen met with ACOA partners regarding expenditures and research status.
February 26: Martha attended a research council meeting.
February 27 - March 1: The Master’s Certificate in Project Management (MCPM) presented by the Gardiner Center continued with module 2. Two of our LI employees, Doreen and Marie, attended.
February 28: The Labrador Institute webpage started displaying or News, Features, and Events in a new format on our home page. Check out our changing News stories and Calendar of Events!
March 12 @ 7:00pm: Marie Clément and Jonathan Pearce (PhD candidate) will do a presentation entitled ” Sustaining an Atlantic salmon fishery in Lake Melville” at the North West River Research Station. For the Internet live broadcast, please visit https://www.facebook.com/labinstitute at the start of the event to obtain the link.