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Memorial University Research Week

Memorial University's 5th Annual Research Week is taking place November 21st-25th and we're excited to host two sessions as part of the celebrations!

Join us on Monday, November 21st from 6:00-8:00 PM AST/ 6:30-8:30 PM NST to hear all about Community Farm-Based Research and meet the people doing amazing things at the Pye Centre and other farms in Labrador!

  • 6:00-6:05 PM: Opening Remarks by Jamie Jackman
  • 6:05-6:20 PM: Darren Dinsmore, Imperative Inputs and Essentials to Agricultural Sucess.
  • 6:20-6:35 PM: Beth Evans & Adrian Unc, Recovery of Soil Biological Quality during Boreal Forest Regeneration: A Case Study from Labrador, Canada
  • 6:35-6:50 PM: Linda Jewell, Sidd Paul, & Ed Gregorich, Sustainable Soil Management for On-farm Agricultural Climate Solutions through AAFC's Living Laboratories
  • 6:50-7:05 PM: Maxwell Locke & Adrian Unc, The Conversion of Boreal Forest to Agricultural Fields in Labrador: An Exploratory Study on Soil Carbon, Health, and Fertility. 
  • 7:05-7:20 PM: Carolyn Parsons, Dena Wiseman, Karen Compton, Kyla Malo, Linda Jewell, Sean McCann, & Julia Wheeler, AAFC Entomology at the Pye Centre: Insect Exclusion and Intercropping.
  • 7:20-7:35 PM: Joshua Smee, Nourishing Collaboration: Understanding How Healthcare and Traditional Foods Could Connect in Labrador. 
  • 7:35-7:50 PM: Julia Wheeler, Linda Jewell, Dena Wiseman, & Karen Compton, An Overview of Season Extension Technologies for Northern Vegetable Production. 
  • 7:50-8:00 PM: Closing Remarks

Register for this online session here

Then on Thursday, November 24th from 7:00-8:30 PM AST/ 7:30-9:00 PM NST, we invite you to join us for an evening with the Labrador Campus to celebrate the community-led and community-based research of the Labrador Campus Faculty!

  • 7:00-7:05 PM: Opening Remarks by Dr. Ashlee Cunsolo
  • 7:05-7:30 PM: Dr. Amy Hudson, Inuit Stories of Home
  • 7:30-7:55 PM: Dr. Sylvia Moore, Dr. Jamie Snook, & Dr. David Borish, Caribou-based Learning.
  • 7:55-8:20 PM: Dr. Scott Neilsen, Cultural Resources Management at Archaeological Site FjCa-51 in Shetshatshiu, Labrador: Preliminary Results and Future Plans
  • 8:20-8:30 PM: Closing Remarks

Register for this online session here