Memorial University of Newfoundland, positioned on the eastern edge of North Atlantic, is the home of 21st century explorers keen to develop their innate creativity and ingenuity. On four campuses and via online education, more than 18,000 students and 5,000 faculty and staff from about 90 countries learn, teach, research, create and engage.
The Memorial University experience goes beyond pure academics, it invites a discovery of self, community and place. At Memorial, we celebrate our unique identity through the stories of our people – the work of scholars and educators, the ingenuity of students, the achievements of alumni – and the impact we collectively make in the province, the country and the world. Memorial is the natural place where people and ideas become.
Heavy metal and American popular music. Folklore studies. Ethnomusicology. Those are the diverse research areas of Memorial’s newest Tier 1 Canada Research Chair.