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Connecting to Labrador roots while helping lead critical marine research

It’s an opportunity most undergrads never get.

Little wonder, then, that Natasha Healey jumped at the chance to help run one of Memorial’s most progressive science labs – one of only two in Canada and one of four such facilities in North America.

The third-year undergraduate geography and earth sciences student in the bachelor of science program manages the Civic Laboratory for Environmental Action Research (CLEAR), a feminist, anti-colonial lab specializing in monitoring plastic pollution.

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Providing visually-impaired students the tools to work independently

Earth Sciences master’s student Gabriel Sindol is extremely near-sighted, which can make some of his hands-on research difficult.

His supervisor, Dr. Mike Babechuk, wasn’t aware how much of an issue his eyesight was until Mr. Sindol was sent to Dublin, Ireland, to collect data and they discovered certain laboratory tasks were extremely challenging for him.

 

 

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Graduate Student wins Best Abstract Award

Congratulations to Dennis Sanchez Mora, a PhD student of Dr. John Jamieson, won the Best Abstract Award at the Underwater Mining Conference in Bergen, Norway. Dennis’ interactive presentation was titled: “Permeability and fault control on seafloor massive sulfide deposits in the Lucky Strike hydrothermal field (Mid-Atlantic Ridge) using Leapfrog Geo software”. This award included at $650 cash prize.

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Graduate Student wins Award at Underwater Mining Conference

Congratulations to Dennis Sanchez Mora, a PhD student of Dr. John Jamieson, won the Best Abstract Award at the Underwater Mining Conference in Bergen, Norway. Dennis’ interactive presentation was titled: “Permeability and fault control on seafloor massive sulfide deposits in the Lucky Strike hydrothermal field (Mid-Atlantic Ridge) using Leapfrog Geo software”. This award included at $650 cash prize.

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