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Quick Start Fund for Public Engagement

The Quick Start Fund for Public Engagement supports small projects such as preliminary meetings, events and service learning projects, that are in keeping with the goals of Memorial’s Public Engagement Framework.

Quick Start Fund Recipients 2015

February 2015

  • We Stand on Guard for Thee: A Research Initiative in Support of the Canadian Forces Family. Gail Wideman, Faculty of Social Work
  • Engaging Ideas: Diversity in the Workplace. Kate Scarth, Faculty of Business Administration
  • The Singing Network: Creating spaces and events to experience the power of singing and song. Andrea Rose, Faculty of Education
  • Building Public Engagement Capacity Between the Faculty of Medicine and Health Care Stakeholders - A Joint Vision for Public Engagement. Fran Kirby, Faculty of Medicine
  • Pamela Mordecai's Performances of her Poetry Collections. Stephanie McKenzie, Faculty of Arts
  • Building Relationships for an Expanded Preceptor Model. Lisa Bishop, School of Pharmacy


Quick Start Fund Recipients 2014 

April 2014

Project Title



The International Conference on Marine and Freshwater Environments (iMFE) 2014 - Our Water, Our Future

Dr. Bing Chen


Film Internship @ Memorial Libraries

Ms. Colleen Quigley

MUN Libraries

Speaking Event - with Daniele Benedettelli (Lego Mindstorm expert)

Ms. Kathryn Hong


Fogo Island/Change Islands engagement and knowledge mobilization workshop

Dr. Kelly Vodden

Environmental Policy Institute/Grenfell

Food n Garden Fair

Ms. Liz Klose

MUN Botanical Garden

Food System Collaborations: Farmers, Markets and Good Eating in NL

Dr. Lynne Phillips

FARM/Faculty of Arts

Gay Men's Health: A Public Forum hosted by the Gender, Sexuality & Health Research Exchange Group of NLCAHR

Ms. Rochelle Baker

NL Centre for Applied Health Research/Medicine


March 2014

Project Title



Engineering in Edgewise: A Public Salon for Engineering in the 21st Century

Dr. Cecilia Moloney



RIAC Production Workshops and Digital Documentaries for Community Radio

Dr. Elizabeth Yeoman


Watch your step: Staying active and on your feet as you age

Ms. Michelle Osmond

Human Kinetics and Recreation

The State of Publishing in the Digital Age

Dr. Bob Scott

Bonne Bay Marine Station/Grenfell


February 2014

Project Title



Apollo 5 Brass Quintet tour to Labrador West

Mr. Alan Klaus


Developing and Improving the Process to Evaluate the Impact of a Vascular Reduction Program for Women Living in Rural Newfoundland

Dr. April Manuel


St. John's Many Voices: An Exhibition Showcasing Cultural Diversity

Dr. Beverly Diamond


Spread the words: Incorporating the Dialect Atlas of Newfoundland and Labrador into the Grade 8 Social Studies curriculum

Ms. Suzanne Power


MUN MED Gateway Community Kitchen

Ms. Kate Duff

Faculty of Medicine

Learning Through Dance: The ABCs

Ms. Kristine Power

QEII Library

Directing students at the 8th Women's Work Festival

Ms. Ruth Lawrence


Great Big Walk 2014

Dr. TA Loeffler

School of Human Kinetics and Recreation


January 2014

Project Title



Preserving our heritage through archaeological field conservation.

Ms. Donna Teasdale


The Politicization of Identity: A Presentation to the Grenfell and Bay of Islands Community by President Todd Russell of NunatuKavut Community Council and a day-long Visit to Grenfell Campus

Dr. Maura Hanrahan

Humanities Program


Maroon and Mi'kmaq: An International Indigenous Exchange Post-Symposium Booklet

Dr. Stephanie McKenzie


A Celebration of University-Community Engagement: The Grenfell Approach

Dr. Jacqueline Walsh

Social Science/Grenfell

The Just for Women Safe Space Project

Dr. Jill Allison

Faculty of Medicine, Community Health


Dr. Kristin Harris Walsh

School of Music

Empowering a community to tackle youth mental health and addictions challenges. 

Dr. Lisa Bishop

School of Pharmacy

Service Learning with the United Way

Ms. Lisa Russell

Student Affairs/CDEL

Engaging Ideas: Transporting Research to Practice

Ms. Mekaela Gulliver

Faculty of Business Administration

MUN and North West River, Sitting in a Tree

Mr. Morgon Mills

Labrador Institute

Ode To Water

Ms. Sarah Minnes

Environmental Policy Institute/Grenfell

Settlement of Newcomers in Labrador West: What are the Gaps in Services?

Dr. Delores Mullings

School of Social Work