Anthony Payne of Pasadena is Newfoundland and Labrador’s newest Rhodes Scholar.
Currently in his fifth year of study at Memorial University, Mr. Payne completed a Bachelor of Music this past April and will finish a Bachelor of Science this spring.
A science alumnus has received a prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship.
Marcus Drover, a chemistry graduate, will receive $50,000 a year for three years to pursue a doctorial degree at the University of British Columbia.
This fall, the Department of Earth Sciences celebrated 50 years of geophysics at Memorial with a reunion event on Oct. 19.
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics will be hosting a workshop and short course titled Adaptivity in the Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations.
Organized by the Atlantic Association for Research in the Mathematical Sciences (AARMS) Collaborative Research Group in Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing, the workshop and short course will take place Aug. 17-22, 2014, in St. John's.
Brianna MacKeigan and Grace Marcoux, two first-year students at Memorial University, have been named the 2013 Schulich Leaders, with each being awarded $60,000 scholarships toward their four-year degrees at Memorial.
The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) Newfoundland Branch recognized a number of individuals with ties to Memorial University at their recent 2013 Mineral Industry Awards.
The Department of Ocean Sciences, in collaboration with the Oceans Learning Partnership (OLP), has successfully pilot tested a new program for high school students on land and at sea.
An upcoming episode of CBC’s The Nature of Things will highlight research being done in the Department of Psychology.
The episode, entitled A Dog’s Life, is a fun and whimsical documentary that looks at interesting current canine behavioural science and debunks a lot of the long held beliefs about ‘man’s best friend.’
At the leading edge of research into the next generation of magnetic hard drives are Profs. Martin Plumer and John Whitehead in the Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography.
They are currently in their fourth year of a collaborative research agreement (CRA) with Western Digital Corporation in a project that uses numerical simulations to study the stability of data stored with ever-smaller bits.
Memorial University is announcing a partnership on an initiative to enhance its public education and outreach activities related to ocean education for secondary schools.
Led by Memorial's Department of Ocean Sciences, the initiative will provide an expanded program of field trips and hands-on activities for high school students across the province.