Faculty of Science News

Victoria Linehan

A Biochemistry alum has won first place in the Eastern Regional Three Minute Thesis Competition.

Ryan Murphy

Some might think it’s ironic Ryan Murphy will soon begin a master’s in strategic foresight and innovation at the Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD U).

Collection of atmospheric reactive nitrogen entering the boreal forest in the Codroy Valley.

Researchers in the Department of Earth Sciences have been studying southern sites in the Newfoundland and Labrador Boreal Ecosystem Latitudinal Transect to predict how climate change will affect areas further north.

Ashley Baker & Sally Payne

Four psychology students are preparing to represent Memorial University in round two of the Canadian Evaluation Society (CES) 2015 Student Evaluation Case Competition.

BGSS award winners

The 8th Annual Biology Graduate Student Symposium was held on April 16th, 2015.

The symposium, designed by graduate students for graduate students, represents an opportunity for Biology Graduate Student Association members to share their research with the department and the larger university community.

A high school student examines a sea urchin at the Ocean Science Centre.

The students tentatively grip their scalpels. The herring lie waiting on the lab tables.

“Alright, let’s look at some fish,” calls one of the instructors. They set to work, gently scraping scales from the flesh.

Research in Focus banner

Dr. Mark Abrahams, dean of Science, is featured second instalment of Research in Focus, a four-part video series that recognizes the research aspirations of each of Memorial’s campuses and faculties.

Bethany Downer

When geography student Bethany Downer became inspired to start a non-profit organization while attending the 2014 Impact Youth for Sustainability conference in Guelph, Ont., she couldn’t have anticipated the impact her decision would have.


 

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