Undergraduate Research at Memorial

Andrew Research

This past summer, a six-part video blog series profiled undergraduate students who were participating in the University Student Summer Internship Program (USSIP). From helping to restore the wood bison in Alaska to investigating how high blood pressure affects the heart, these students gained valuable research skills while also discovering more about their specific areas of interest.

The full series can be viewed on our blog.

Nursing student leads mental health movement

Meaghan McKeough is looking back on her first year at Memorial’s School of Nursing with some surprise and a great deal of satisfaction.

The Nova Scotia native made it through a busy year of study, labs and exams while managing to help build a steady following for MUNMinds, the campus-wide, student-run group she co-founded in the summer of 2014.


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Scientific diving course puts marine life at students' fingertips

For two weeks in June a group of undergraduate and graduate students braved the 3 C waters of the Atlantic Ocean as part of a new course.

The students came from four academic disciplines ― biology, archaeology, psychology and geography – and were participating in the first offering of OCSC-4000 Scientific Diving Methods. The course, taught by Dr. Patrick Gagnon, associate professor with the Department of Ocean Sciences, took place in and around the St. John’s area.


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