Features

Memorial honours exceptional faculty and staff at special ceremony

Dr. Gary Kachanoski has presented the President's Awards for 2016, honouring a number of outstanding Faculty of Science educators, researchers and staff members. 

The president’s awards recognize excellence in public engagement, teaching, research, service to Memorial and community service. The awards were formally presented at a special ceremony on the St. John’s campus on Dec. 14.

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Earth sciences professor in running to become next Canadian astronaut

Dr. John Jamieson could be the next Canadian to go into space.

This week, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) announced the assistant professor of earth sciences and Canada Research Chair in Marine Geology has made the short list of a year-long campaign to find its two newest “star” candidates.

 

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A Q&A with Dr. Craig Purchase, fish expert and national committee volunteer

Spawning season is a busy time in Dr. Craig Purchase’s world.

But despite a near around-the-clock schedule ferrying salmon gametes from the lab to the river, the evolutionary ecologist sat down with the Gazette recently to share some insight into another one of his roles: volunteer for a national organization dedicated to the scientifically sound classification of wildlife species at risk.

 

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