Supports for Engaged Teaching and Learning

Support for Engaged Teaching & Learning

Teaching and learning resources provide education, professional learning, and skill development tools for public engagement. This section includes
opportunities for the public to engage with researchers and learn more about public engagement practices.

This list of resources is a living document that we hope to keep updating over the years. If you are aware of any resource that is not currently listed here, please reach out to us ( and send a description of the public engagement resource you would like to be added to the repository.

Attaining Career Connections To Encourage Students Success Mentoring Program (ACCESS), Grenfell Office of Engagement

8-week experiential learning mentoring opportunity designed to bridge the gap from education to the workplace.

Bonne Bay Aquarium and Research Station, Grenfell Campus

The Bonne Bay Aquarium & Research Station is a research, teaching and conference venue located in Norris Point, Newfoundland and Labrador, and is part of the Grenfell Campus, Memorial University. We are open to collaboration with researchers and professors from all disciplines interested in teaching and learning in the Gros Morne/Bonne Bay region. Our Public Aquarium is open seasonally and showcases our local marine flora and fauna.

CLEAR Lab, Civic Laboratory for Environmental Action Research, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Equal parts research space, methods incubator, and social collective, CLEAR’s ways of doing things, from environmental monitoring of plastic pollution to how we run lab meetings, are based on values of humility, accountability, and anti-colonial research relations. We specialize in community-based and citizen science monitoring of plastic pollution, particularly in wild food webs, and the creation and use of anti-colonial research methodologies.

Let's Talk Science, Faculty of Science

At Let's Talk Science, we connect educators and youth with outstanding volunteers to deliver a wide variety of meaningful science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learning experiences in both school and community settings. The national Let’s Talk Science Outreach program is offered free of charge thanks to our more than 3,500 post-secondary student volunteers at over 50 post-secondary Outreach sites, including ours. We’re here to work with your group or class to help youth develop positive attitudes toward STEM, while building critical skills and gaining career awareness. Visit the links along the top blue menu to learn more about the specific activities we do locally.

Climate Collective, MUN Botanical Garden

Climate Collective is a project organized by Memorial University's Johnson Geo Centre & Botanical Garden. Our goals are to create connections within climate innovation and to bring climate innovation opportunities to the youth of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Engage Memorial Webinar Series, Office of Public Engagement 

Engage Memorial is a series of webinar events that showcases publicly engaged projects, shares best practises in public engagement, and dives deep into key conversations related to public engagement at Memorial University.

Harris Centre Reports & Presentations, The Harris Centre

Repository of project-related presentations and reports.

Harris Centre Videos & Audio, The Harris Centre

Repository of webinar videos and other resources from the Harris Centre.

Laboratory for Applied Archaeological Research and Community Heritage (LARCH), School of Arctic and Subarctic Studies, Labrador Campus

The Laboratory for Applied Archaeological Research and Community Heritage (LARCH) is an interdisciplinary lab, workspace, and gathering place dedicated to supporting individuals, communities and not-for-profit organizations with research related to archaeological history, community heritage, and tangible and intangible cultural resources.

NLSUPPORT, Faculty of Medicine

NL SUPPORT offers knowledge brokering and expertise to create a culture of patient-oriented research in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Public Engagement "How-To" Videos, Office of Public Engagement 

Archive of videos on how to practsise public engagement.

Research Centre for the Study of Music, Media, and Place (MMaP)

MMaP engages in a wide range of research projects on music and culture, as well as applied ethnomusicology and outreach activities. Located in the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre, MMaP’s facilities are home to Memorial’s MA and PhD programs in ethnomusicology, visiting scholars, and postdoctoral research fellows. (See also MMaP's YouTube channel.)

Research Design Webinar Series, NLSUPPORT, Faculty of Medicine

Active/upcoming research training webinars & repository of past webinars.

Research Exchange Groups, NLCAHR (NL Centre for Applied Health Research)

The Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research has established the Research Exchange Group (REG) program to engage with our community and build research capacity in the province. The program brings together university researchers, health professionals, decision-makers, community groups, and members of the public who share a common interest under the domain of applied health research.

The Patient-Oriented Research Training Program, NLSUPPORT, Faculty of Medicine

The Patient-Oriented Research Training Program provides participants with an opportunity to develop a foundational understanding of patient-oriented research (POR) or build upon their previously existing knowledge on the subject. The program consists of monthly webinars and workshops.The training program is open to anyone with an interest in patient-oriented research: researchers, patients and families, health care professionals, policy makers, industry personnel, and graduate students.

The Tandem, Office of Public Engagement

The Tandem is an online newsletter reporting news and resources relative to public engagement at Memorial University.

Work Experience in Social Enterprise, Centre for Social Enterprise (CSE), Faculty of Business Administration

We place motivated and talented Memorial students with social enterprises in Newfoundland and Labrador where they will assist on social enterprise-related projects. These projects are specifically designed to meet the needs of the partner community organizations in exchange for experience that helps students hone their skills and explore future career paths.