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National honours for Memorial University researchers

Kirk Luther & Dr. Beverly Diamond

Memorial University researchers received two of five national research awards presented today, one of them regarded as the highest honour a researcher can receive in the social sciences and humanities.

Ethnomusicologist Beverley Diamond was presented with the 2014 Gold Medal of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). The award recognizes Dr. Diamond’s contributions to the social, cultural, economic and intellectual life of Canadians through her research. The Gold Medal, valued at $100,000, is the highest award one can receive from SSHRC, the national research funding body for the social sciences and humanities.

A second major national award went to Kirk Luther, a PhD candidate in Memorial’s Faculty of Science. Mr. Luther was awarded the 2014 SSHRC Talent Award for his.....


Memorial winner of Eastern Canadian Three Minute Thesis contest off to nationals

Kirk Luther

Kirk Luther, a PhD candidate in Memorial’s Department of Psychology, has won the first ever Eastern Regional Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.

The event was held in Nova Scotia on April 24th with eight of eastern Canada’s greatest minds facing off to present the complexities of their research in an engaging and accessible way before a live audience – all in under three minutes.



Psychology Department Colloquium (Clinical)

Nick Harris, a candidiate for the clinical position, will give a colloquium entitled,  "Internet Gambling: Emerging issues in the Development and Treatment of Problem Gambling" on Wednesday, November 12 from 10:00-11:00 in EN1001.

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Psychology Department Colloquium

Jesse Whiteman will give a colloquium entitled, "The biopsychology of eating and body weight: mTOR & the set-point" on Tuesday November 4 from 12:00-12:50 in SN2101.

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