Psychology Department Links


Psychology students take top honours in national evaluation competition

The second time was the charm for a team of psychology graduate students vying for the national title in the Canadian Evaluation Society (CES) Student Evaluation Case Competition finals recently.

Olivia Cleary, Laura Fallon, Sandra Parsons and Marshal Rodrigues, along with last minute addition Lauren Matthews, are all masters of applied psychological science (MAPS) students. They took top honours at the society’s annual conference, this year in...


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Psychology scholar Memorial University's newest Killam Fellow

It’s pretty exciting times for the Downer family lately.

First Bethany Downer, a recent geography graduate, was chosen out of thousands of applicants to begin a master of space studies this fall at the International Space University in France. Now her brother, Matthew Downer, also a Faculty of Science student, has received a prestigious Killam Fellowship to spend a semester as an exchange student in the United States.

The Killam Fellowships program offers a cash award of $5,000 (USD) per semester, a...


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Seeking nominations for two scholarships

The Psychology department is seeking nominations for two scholarships (see full details):

1) Toronto Alumni Scholarship

2) Colbourne Family Scholarship

Psychology and Behavioural Neuroscience majors are asked to nominate themselves forthe award by sending a CV or resume, a letter detailing their leadership activities, andletters of reference directly to Dr. Christina Thorpe ( of ourdepartmental awards committee. The deadline for nominations is Monday, January 23,2017 at 5:00 pm.


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Nominations Sought 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 your cv. The deadline for nominations is Tuesday, September 20 at 4:00 pm.

The Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corporation Limited Science Scholarship

General Rick Hillier Scholarship in Science and Leadership

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