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)

2018 Award winners for the Biology Prizes

This year the Eastern Newfoundland Regional Science Fair was held at Waterford Valley High School (St. John's, NL), April 13-14, 2018.

2018 Eastern NL Science & Technology Fair Biology Winners


Junior Winner
"La conduction osseuse"
Student: Kaitlyn Ward
School: MacDonald Drive Junior High School
Junior Winner
"Fighting the Flu: Immune System Memory"
Student: Jacob Templeton
School: St. Bonaventure's College
Intermediate Winner
"Fastest Dissolving Ibuprofen for Patients Prescribed the Antacids Omeprazole or Ranitidine"
Students: Andrew Hippern
School: Lakecrest – St. John’s Independent School
 2016-Intermediate Henry La Prairie
Senior Winner
"The Influence of Coliform Bacteria and Pollutant Chemicals in the Presence of Diatoms in Newfoundland Rivers"
Students: Nash Denic
School: Holy Heart
 2018-Senior-Nash Denic