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2011 Host Sites Schedule


The program begins June 1 and encourages staff and faculty to take a mini-learning vacation each Wednesday from 10:00 am until 12 noon. Learn all you can about new sites never before promoted during Meet Memorial. The program runs throughout the summer, until August 17

June 1
Department of Linguistics
Features the First Nations language and speech (SN 4044), an ultrasound machine on tongue activity (SN4046), and a lab identifying Newfoundland dialects (FM 2006)

June 8
MMaP (the Research Centre for the Study of Music, Media and Place)

Tour of the audio restoration studio, gallery, and other facilities located in the Arts & Culture Centre, 1st floor

June 15

Provides innovative engineering solutions to national and international clients. Tours of the centrifuge facility, iceberg sightseeing technology, and more. Located between the Business and Engineering buildings on Morrissey Road

June 22
Technical Services (Office of the VP Research)
Engineering Building, 1st floor, across from the Business building entrance.
Tour of the mechanical and electronics facilities and demonstrations of the machines including the water jet cutting system, CMM with laser scanner, and laser sintering. Safety glasses will be provided and all guests must wear non-slip shoes

June 29
Department of Biology
Hands-on Lab demonstrations, and guided tours in SN 2094 and SN 3119

July 6
Writing Centre (SN 2053)
Writing demonstrations, tips, techniques, and tutoring services

July 13
Department of Biochemistry
Featuring chemical process and living organism demonstrations; open house begins in SN 4015 and then on to labs for activities and demonstrations

July 20
Lifelong Learning
Tour the new facility in Spencer Hall, mini-courses, Smartboard Apps, and more

July 27
International Centre & International Student Advising Office
(Education building, room 4077)
Will exhibit feature programs and services

August 10
Community Garden
(between Long Pond and Queen's College - St. John's campus NE) Get Growing!

August 17
Marine Institutes' VISTA Lab
(School of Ocean Technology for Graphical Models), and Bridge Simulator - Ridge Road location; transportation is provided from St. John's campus.