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Memorial research on dogs to be featured on The Nature of Things

Carolyn Walsh

An upcoming episode of CBC’s The Nature of Things will highlight research being done in the Department of Psychology.

The episode, entitled A Dog’s Life, is a fun and whimsical documentary that looks at interesting current canine behavioural science and debunks a lot of the long held beliefs about ‘man’s best friend.’

It features fascinating information and experts including Dr. Carolyn Walsh, an associate professor of Psychology and the co-chair of the Cognitive and Behavioural Ecology Program. With colleague Dr. Rita Anderson, she spearheads the Canine Research Unit (CRU) at Memorial, which is composed of undergraduate and gradate students studying many aspects of canine behavior....

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Science students receive Killam Fellowships

Shruti Raheja and Catherine Woodford

Fulbright Canada is continuing a long and successful partnership with Memorial University with the recent announcement of this year’s Killam Fellowship recipients.

In one of its most successful years, Memorial will be sending two undergraduate students, Shruti Raheja and Catherine Woodford, to the United States for research and academic opportunities.

Ms. Raheja is currently doing a joint honours in behavioral neuroscience and English literature. She will spend a semester at the State University of New York in Plattsburgh this fall. Ms. Woodford is currently working on a joint honours in physics and math with...

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Captain Robert Bartlett Award

As a spontaneous expression of their admiration and affection for a man who has a lasting place in the history of polar exploration, the Explorers' Club of New York and two kindred organizations - the Wilderness Club of Philadelphia and the Harvard Travellers' Club of Massachusetts...


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Seeking Nominations for 3 Convocation Awards

Reginald H. Brown Law Scholarship

The Reginald H. Brown Q.C. Memorial Scholarship is established at Memorial University of Newfoundland in memory of Reginald H. Brown, K. St. J., Q.C., through generous lead donations by Pamela Brown and Reg’s colleagues at Cox & Palmer. Described as “a lawyer’s lawyer”, Reg Brown was a loyal friend and colleague who......


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