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REF NO.: 120

SUBJECT: Hibernia enhancing geosciences field school program at Memorial University

DATE: May 14

Note to editors:
Media representatives are invited to attend an official announcement by Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. regarding the contribution of funding to enhance the field experience of students and staff at Memorial University on Thursday, May 16.
Participants include Dr. Christopher Loomis, vice-president (research), Memorial University; Jamie Long, president, Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd.; and Dr. John Hanchar, head, Department of Earth Sciences.
The event will take place at 11:15 a.m. in the third floor atrium of the Alexander Murray (Earth Sciences) building, St. John’s campus, Memorial University. To view a campus map, please visit  
A reception will follow.
Limited parking for media is available in the underground lot below the Earth Sciences building in lot 60.

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For further information, please contact Kelly Foss, communications co-ordinator, Faculty of Science, Memorial University, at (709) 864-2019, (709) 699-3788,; or Margot Bruce O’Connell, public and government affairs manager, Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd., at (709) 778-7222 or     


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