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Memorial facilities to participate in national Science Literacy Week

Ocean Sciences public education program

Memorial University’s Faculty of Science, Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) Library and the Botanical Garden have joined forces with the Johnson GEO Centre and St. John’s Regional Library to host a series of science themed events during the week of Sept. 21st.

Science Literacy Week is a coast-to-coast celebration encompassing over 100 universities, libraries, museums, zoos and other organizations across the country in nearly 50 cities. It provides a forum for these diverse institutions to showcase the.....



Measuring success

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When the Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC) needed professional, but inexpensive consultants to assist them in evaluating one of their long-running programs, the not-for-profit group turned to Memorial University for support.

Developed in 1999, the Orientation to Trades and Technology (OTT) program is one of WRDC’s key programs, a 16-week career exploration program for women, which provides hands-on learning in a variety of trades and technology fields, and offers many personal and professional development opportunities. It is delivered in partnership with College of the North Atlantic campuses across the province.

“In 2013, WRDC began efforts to conduct a follow-up study on OTT graduates, to track their training and employment trends after the completion of OTT,” said Jenna Hawkins, research and evaluation coordinator with the organization. “Having....



Graduate Student Positions in Animal Behaviour (Spring 2016) - Wilson Lab

The Wilson lab at Memorial University of Newfoundland ( is recruiting a PhD student and two MSc students who are interested in studying communication and sexual selection in birds. Our lab uses aviary and field experiments to investigate how mate choice, intrasexual competition, and social dominance interact to....

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Psychology Department is seeking nominations for two awards

The Psychology Department is seeking nominations from students for the following two awards. If you would like to be considered for these awards and are either a Psychology or Behavioural Neuroscience student, please e-mail Dr. Christina Thorpe ( a one-page statement of why you are a good candidate for the award as well as a copy of   our cv. The deadline fornominations is Tuesday, September 22 at 4:00 pm.  Click here for more information.

The Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corporation Limited Science Scholarship

General Rick Hillier Scholarship in Science and Leadership


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