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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.

From the Gazette

PhD researcher Rachel Landy

Creative solutions

For Rachel Landy, there’s a natural bond between the creative arts and medicine. As part of her doctoral research, Ms. Landy is looking at ways the arts can help communicate information, reduce stigma and prevent HIV infection with a number of populations, including Aboriginal youth. ‘Engaging and effective’ research “In Canada, Indigenous Peoples face a […]

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Spirit of inquiry

To be clear, university level geography is not about maps and memorizing place names. It’s about climate change, resource management, landscapes and seabeds, regional development, natural hazards and risk management, meteorology, domestic and industrial pollution, electronic waste, sustainability, globalization, immigration and diversity, and coastal communities. “While knowing places is important in order to understand them, there […]

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