Research Week 2018

Research Week 2018 runs May 12-17

Thank you to everyone who participated
in this year's activities and events!


You're invited to a variety of networking opportunities, open houses, interactive sessions and discussions on the St. John’s Campus, at the Marine Institute, at Grenfell Campus and at the Labrador Institute Research Station.

#researchweek2018

Saturday, May 12
Science Rendezvous             11am-3pm               Science Building Lobby, Chemistry-Physics Building Lobby, Engineering Building, Bruneau Centre Atrium, St. John's Campus.
Labrador Institute Family Fun Day                                                                        12:30-430pmLabrador Institute Research Station, 92 Portage Road, North West River, Labrador. Join the Labrador Institute for a Family Fun Day with hands-on research-related activities and much much more! Full schedule of events and more information available here.

   
Sunday, May 13

Monday, May 14
Poster presentation showcase

All week longArts and Science Atrium, Grenfell Campus. Research initiatives by faculty, and graduate and undergraduate students will be on display throughout the week.

Innovation 2.0 Conference: Fostering an innovative, collaborative, and forward-thinking economic landscape


830am-430pmGrenfell Campus, Arts and science atrium. Register online or call 709-722-0718. 
Launch and Panel Discussion10-11:30am                                                                   The Landing, Room UC-3018, University Centre, St. John's Campus. Join Dr. Neil Bose, vice-president (research), for the official launch of Research Week and an informative panel discussion: Making a difference together - Memorial researchers use molecular genetics to improve health outcomes for our province featuring researchers from the Faculty of Medicine. Open to all members of the university community! More details are online


Killick-1 CubeSat Kick-Off Event10:30am                 Facebook Live Event. Hosted by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science and C-CORE.
Meet the Research Teams2-4pmBruneau Centre for Research and Innovation Atrium, St. John's Campus. 

Pint of Science8-10pmBridie Molloy's Irish Pub, 5 George Street, St. John's. Hosted by Pint of Science featuring Dr. Suzanne Dufour, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science.

Tuesday, May 15
Engaging Ideas


8-10amRoom BN-4000, Faculty of Business Administration, St. John's Campus. Hosted by the Faculty of Business Administration.

Open House, Makespace Incubator

9-10amNavigate Centre, College of the North Atlantic, Corner Brook. Come visit the new Makerspace to learn about upcoming initiatives and priorities.
Brown Bag Lunch with the VPR


12-1pmNexus Centre, Room SN-4022, Science Building, St. John's Campus. Hosted by Dr. Neil Bose, Vice-President (Research).

Exploring Your Environment: Our Physical Environment                                                              1-3pmInnovation Hall, Room IIC-2001, Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation, St. John's Campus. Hosted by the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.



Open conversation: Research communications

130-3pmRoom AS-2016, Grenfell Campus. Join us to share your thoughts on how best to communicate research initiatives to further advance awareness and spur collaboration.


Looking back, looking forward: Building the Marcus French Rodney 

6-730pmQueen Elizabeth II Library Lobby, St. John's Campus. Come along to a discussion on a unique project between the Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Faculty of Education. 
The Faith Elizabeth Winifred (Rusted) Bayley Public Lecture7-9pmInnovation Hall, Room IIC-2001, Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation, St. John's Campus. Hosted by the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science. This talk will feature Dr. Catherine Field from the University of Alberta who will present on the topic: Can we feed our babies better to prevent allergies? More information is online.

Pint of Science8-10pmThe Ship Pub, 265 Duckworth Street, St. John's. Hosted by Pint of Science featuring Dr. Danny Dyer, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science.


Wednesday, May 16
Coastal communities in a changing climate: impacts, challenges, and solutions for Gros Morne

830am-4pmRoom FC-2014, Forest Centre. Grenfell Campus. Day 1 of a three-day symposium. Registration, workshop welcome, keynote presentation and other discussions are taking place on May 16 on Grenfell Campus. Other events taking place May 17 and 18 at the Fisherman's Landing Inn in Rocky Harbour. Futher details available here.

Best in Class9am-5pmRoom AA-1046, Arts and Administration Building, St. John's Campus. Learn about some of the research projects creating a buzz in the Faculty of Education.


Connecting with Memorial through Yaffle9:30-10:30amRocket Bakery, 272 Water Street, St. John's. Come learn more about Yaffle, Memorial University’s online connecting resource. Hosted by the Harris Centre. Register online.

An Introduction to Media Relations12-1pmRoom AA-1043, Arts and Administration Building, St. John's Campus. Brown bag lunch facilitated by David Sorensen, manager, Communications, Division of Marketing and Communications. Interested in working with media but unsure how to start? This presentation is an overview of the benefits of engaging with media, and what strategies you can adopt to ensure effective collaboration with the fourth estate.


Exploring Your Environment: Society and the Environment

1-3pmInnovation Hall, Room IIC-2001, Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation, St. John's Campus. Hosted by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.


Department of Biochemistry Guest Researcher Talk1pmRoom ED-1014, G.A. Hickman (Education) Building. Dr. Catherine Field, a professor with the University of Alberta's Faculty of Agriculture, Life and Environmental Science, will deliver a special research talk entitled Evidence for the use of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in the treatment of breast cancer. More information is available online.

Showcasing Nursing Research: Social Justice & Society

3-430pmRoom 2956, School of Nursing. Hosted by the School of Nursing. 

Pint of Science8-10pmBridie Molloy's Irish Pub, 5 George Street, St. John's. Hosted by Pint of Science featuring Dr. Jane Green, Faculty of Medicine researcher. 

Thursday, May 17
Coastal Communities in a Changing Climate: Impacts & Solutions for Gros Morne Communities

830am-4pmFisherman's Landing Inn, Rocky Harbour. Day 2 of three-day symposium. Day 3 of symposium (on Friday, May 18) also taking place at the Fisherman's Landing Inn in Rocky Harbour. Futher details available here.
How Research in Psychology Can Be Used as a Guide to Understanding Human Complexities

10am-noonNexus Centre, Room SN-4022, Science Building, St. John's Campus. A presentation by Victoria Kavanagh and Weyam Fahmy, graduate students of Psychology department, Faculty of Science. They will lead a discussion related to sleep and its cognitive impacts.

Music event11am-noonD. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music. Attendees are invited to be on stage, for an up close and personal experience. Program includes: Duo Concertante (performance); Dr. Christine Carter (performance); and Dr. Andrew Staniland's new JADE project (brain waves to sound! show and tell/demonstration.


How Can Advanced Computing Expand My Research?12-1pmRoom AA-1043, Arts and Administration Building, St. John's Campus. A brown bag session hosted by ACENET



Exploring Your Environment: Health and the Environment1-3pmInnovation Hall, Room IIC-2001, Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation, St. John's Campus. Hosted by the Faculty of Medicine.



Environmental Working Group Meeting                                                                                          3-5pmNexus Centre, Room SN-4022, Science Building, St. John's Campus. Funded in part by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.


Research Week Panel Discussion and Closing Event7-9pmRoom PE-2001, Physical Education Building, St. John's Campus. Join us for a Research Week Closing Event where there will be a discussion on the following question: If you could envision a perfect relationship between Memorial University’s researchers and Indigenous communities, what would it look like and how do we get there?

Please check back for updates, additional events and information. Please note, sessions are subject to change.

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