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Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada

To be invited to become a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada is considered the highest honour that can be attained by scholars, artists and scientists in this country. There are over 2000 fellows nationwide who have been peer-elected for their remarkable contributions to the arts, the humanities and the sciences, as well as in Canadian public life. Fellows of the Royal Society are considered to be the best in their field. 

Below is a listing of those who received fellowship while on faculty at Memorial:

2013 Barbara Neis, University Research Professor, Department of Sociology
2012 Carole Peterson, University Research Professor, Department of Psychology
2012 Peter Pope, University Research Professor, Department of Archaeology
2011 Ian Jordaan, Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
2011 Danny Summers, University Research Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics 
2010 Priscilla Renouf, Tier I Canada Research Chair in North Atlantic Archaeology, Department of Archaeology
2009 John (Sean) Brosnan, University Research Professor, Department of Biochemistry
2009 Patrick Parfrey, University Research Professor, Faculty of Medicine
2008 David Bell, University Research Professor, Department of Religious Studies
2008 Beverley Diamond, Tier I Canada Research Chair in Traditional Music, School of Music
2008 Gerald Pocius, University Research Professor, Department of Folklore
2007 Vit Bubenik, Professor Emeritus, Department of Linguistics
2006 Ronald Rompkey, University Research Professor, Department of English Language and Literature
2002 Jean Briggs, Professor Emerita, Department of Anthropology
2001 Derek Nurse, University Research Professor, Department of Linguistics
1999 Greg Kealey, University Research Professor, Department of History
1997 John Hewson, Professor Emeritus, Department of Linguistics
1984 James Tuck, Professor Emeritus, Department of Archaeo
1983 Michael Rochester, Professor Emeritus, Department of Earth Sciences
1982 Christopher Barnes, Professor, Department of Earth Sciences
1982 David Strong, University Research Professor, Department of Earth Sciences
1982 George Story, University Research Professor, Department of English Language and Literature
1978 Robert Paine, Professor Emeritus, Department of Anthropology
1972 Harold Williams,University Research Professor, Department of Earth Sciences
1972 David Idler, Director of the Marine Science Laboratory 

 

New Fellow Public Lectures

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) launched the New Fellow Public Lecture series in 2013 with the primary objective of promoting learning and research in the arts, the humanities and the natural and social sciences. Presentations by Memorial's newest Fellows are featured on the RSC's YouTube page and can be viewed on the links highlighted below:

Dr. Peter Pope, University Resarch Professor, Departments of Archaeology and History
"Breton Fishers in Northern Newfoundland, 1500-1904: the Archaeology of a Transatlantic Landscape"

Dr. Carole Peterson, University Research Professor, Department of Psychology
"A Stroll Down Memory (Research) Lane: Preliteracy Oral Skills, Eyewitness Memory in Children, and Childhood Amnesia"