Psychology News

Whitney Manston, Michael Ryan, and Brad Yetman

Congratulations to Whitney Manston, Michael Ryan, and Brad Yetman for successfully completing their Honours Degree in Psychology!

Science Atlantic

Sixteen Psychology Honours students travelled to and presented their research at the Science Atlantic Undergraduate Psychology Conference held in Moncton, NB, May 12-13. The MUN contingent was the largest of any single university. All of the presentations were....

There are three Convocation Awards with dealines approaching:

The Dr. James L. Walker Convocation Award

Captain Robert Bartlett award

Chancellor’s Undergraduate Award

See the attached document for further information and how to apply for each award.


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 combined a very challenging and successful litigation practice with the leadership of his law firm as managing...


Please join the Psychology Department as we celebrate the wonderful research our undergraduate and graduate students have undertaken this past year.  The day will include talks by the second year masters students, a poster session of the honours theses, and an award's ceremony.

The talks and award's ceremony will take place in A1043.

The poster session and lunch will take place in the Bruneau Centre atrium.

See here for the full schedule.


Looking for an answer to the question "What are you going to do with a psychology degree?" This weekly lecture series in March features professionals in the community who will share how a psychology degree has helped them reach success in their careers. Stay after the talk to network with the speaker and light refreshments.  Get the schedule here.

It’s time to go back to school! Memorial University’s Department of Psychology is hosting a reunion during MUNdays 2016 celebrations and you’re invited. Reconnect with old friends and classmates, chat with former professors and staff, reminisce about days gone by and share some laughs while celebrating psychology at Memorial. Whether you’ve been graduated for 5 years, 18 years or 43 years, we want to see you there!

This scholarship is being established through the fund raising efforts of the Toronto Alumni Branch of the Memorial University of Newfoundland Alumni Association. The scholarship, valued at a portion of the income on the investment, will be available to an undergraduate student, beyond first year, in any field of study who is a resident of Newfoundland and Labrador (a person who has maintained permanent residence in the province for a minimum.....

The colloquium schedule for Winter 2016 can be found here.  All talks are scheduled on Tuesdays from 12:00-12:50 in SN2101 (with exception to Special Colloquiums).

Titles for the talks will be circulated through email about a week in advance.

Those admitted to the Behavioural Neuroscience Program on June 1st, 2014 or earlier MUST have PSYC 3801 - Behavioural Neuroscience for their degree program.  It will be offered for the last time in Winter 2016.

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....

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

The colloquium schedule for Fall 2015 can be found here.  All talks are scheduled on Tuesdays from 12:00-12:50 in SN2101.

Titles for the talks will be circulated about a week in advance.