Eastern NL Science & Technology Fair

The Department of Biology of Memorial Univeristy awards 3 Prizes each year at the Eastern NL Science & Technology Fair. Members of the department play an active role in this yearly event that brings together over 300 of the best and brightest Grade 7 to 12 Science students of Eastern Newfoundland.

To qualify for the fair, students will have already proven their skill in their school science fair. For more information on the School Fair check out Eastern NL Science & Technology Fair.

The following Biology Awards that are handed out each year are as follows:

  1. Junior category ($100 cash)
  2. Intermediate category ($125 cash)
  3. Senior category ($150 cash)

2023 Award winners for the Biology Prizes

Junior Winner
"Does Nicotine Vapor Affect Bacterial Growth"
Student: Spencer McGrath
School: St. Bonaventure's College
Intermediate Winner
"Rethink Your Drink"
Student: Elli Barker
School: Lakecrest Independent School
Senior Winner
"The Effects of An Additional Supplement of Iron on Pisum sativum"
Student: Chaturrvi Maruthireddy
School: Holy Heart of Mary High School