Memorial University Earth Sciences professor named Terra Nova Young Innovator

Environmental geochemist Dr. Penny Morrill, an associate professor, Department of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Science, is the latest recipient of the Terra Nova Young Innovator Award, supported on behalf of the partners in the Terra Nova oil field by Suncor as operator.

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Computer science alumnus bringing programming to all ages

Every two weeks, in a computer lab on the St. John’s campus, a group of dedicated programmers get together to share their knowledge and skills with the general public.

Code Club is just one service provided by CodeNL, a group dedicated to improving computer programming education in Newfoundland and Labrador.


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International student will always call Newfoundland and Labrador home

Tanaya Chatterjee loves The Duke of Duckworth pub, 120s, moose, salt fish and Jigg’s dinner and calls Newfoundland and Labrador home.

It doesn’t really matter to her that she was born in Calcutta, India, and has only lived in the province for three years while working on a doctor of psychology.


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If you are a high school student considering future studies, the Faculty of Science is the scientific training ground for all undergraduate and graduate students at Memorial University. We are committed to effective teaching, as exhibited through the delivery of quality educational programs for science students. The Faculty of Science is also dedicated to the pursuit of high quality research, fostering economic development through cooperative research and technology transfer with the private sector.

Our 12,000 alumni are seasoned scientific explorers and problem solvers in demand by science-based industries throughout the country.

The Faculty of Science encompasses nine academic departments: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Ocean Sciences, Physics and Physical Oceanography and Psychology.