News Archive


2017


September

Seeking Nominations for Three Awards

The Psychology Department is seeking nominations from students for the following three 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 (cthorpe@mun.ca) a one-page statement of why you area good candidate for the award as well as a copy of your cv. The deadline for nominations is Tuesday, September 19 at 4:00 pm.

The Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corporation Limited Science Scholarship

General Rick Hillier Scholarship in Science and Leadership

Charlie Riggs and Cathy MacDonald Riggs Memorial Award

Psychology Department Colloquium Series

The schedule for the Fall 2017 Psychology Department Colloquium Series has been announced.  Unless otherwise noted, all talks take place on Tuesdays from 12:00-12:50pm in SN2101.  You can view the schedule here.

April

Seeking Nominations for 2 Convocation Awards and 1 Scholarship

There are two Convocation Awards and one Scholarship with deadlines fast approaching:

The Reginald H. Brown Law Scholarship

The Dr. James L. Walker Convocation Award

Captain Robert Bartlett Award

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

 

March

The 8th Annual Psychology Research Day

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 awards ceremony.

The talks and awards ceremony will take place in A1043.

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

See the full schedule.

 

Seeking Nominations for Two Awards

The Psychology Department is seeking nominations for two awards.  Please click on the links for more information.

The Rennie Gaulton Award for Excellence in Teaching

The Psychology Society Award

January

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 (cthorpe@mun.ca) of ourdepartmental awards committee. The deadline for nominations is Monday, January 23,2017 at 5:00 pm.

 


2016


September

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 (cthorpe@mun.ca) 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

Psychology Department Colloquium Series

The schedule for the Fall 2016 Psychology Department Colloquium Series has been announced.  Unless otherwise noted, all talks take place on Tuesdays from 12:00-12:50pm in SN2101.  You can view the schedule here.

August

Congratulations to Spring Honours students

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

May

2016 Science Atlantic Undergraduate Psychology Conference

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....

April

Convocation Awards

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

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...

 

Psychology Research Day - April 7th

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.

 

March

What Can You Do With A Psychology Degree? - Psychological Paradigm Lecture Series

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.

February

Save the Date - Psychology All-Year's Reunion

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!

January

The Psychology department is seeking nominations for the Toronto Graduate Scholarships.

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.....

Winter 2016 Colloquium Schedule Announced

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.


2015


October

Important Degree Information - Last offering of PSYC 3801

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.

September

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

The Wilson lab at Memorial University of Newfoundland (www.cs.mun.ca/~dwilson) 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....

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 (cthorpe@mun.ca) 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

Fall 2015 Psychology Department Colloquium Schedule

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.

Contact

Psychology

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

becomestudent@mun.ca