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Job Posting: Teaching Term Appointment

The Department of Computer Science at Memorial University invites applications for a three-year Teaching Term position at the rank of Lecturer, starting May 1st, 2019. The successful candidate’s primary responsibility will be to teach courses at the undergraduate level, along with normal administrative responsibilities.

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Dr. Sean Brosnan creates legacy for biochemistry at Memorial

Dr. Seán Brosnan is retiring after 46 years with the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science.

Widely respected by students and faculty alike, Dr. Brosnan has cemented his legacy as a researcher and educator. But, he has decided to take it a step further.

 

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Job Posting: Mathematics and Statistics Head

Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications for the position of Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. The Headship is for a renewable three-year term and is to be filled at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.

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Montevecchi featured on Funk Island research and education website

Ever wonder what it would be like to study seabirds on an isolated seabird island?

Funk Island, a small ocean rock outcrop, is a spectacular and remote seabird breeding site in the North Atlantic. Located 40 kilometres off the northeast coast of the island of Newfoundland, it is home to massive colonies of murres and gannets.

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New paper says race to conserve marine biodiversity may backfire

Canada’s race to meet biodiversity conservation targets could jeopardize the very goal it is trying to achieve.

That’s the message in a new paper co-authored by a Memorial researcher.

 

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Science students recognized for commitment to environment

A provincial conservation organization has recognized two Memorial University science students for their volunteer efforts.

NatureNL presented scholarships to Alexandra Hayward, a fourth-year biology student, and Kelly Young, a recent biology graduate and current environmental science master’s student, at a recent event on the St. John’s campus.

 

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Memorial students tops in Atlantic competition four years running

For the fourth year in a row, Memorial University students have taken the top prize at a regional math competition.

Each year the Science Atlantic Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science Conference opens with problem-solving and computer programming competitions. The math competition gives teams of two from universities across Atlantic Canada three hours to solve eight questions with nothing but pencils and paper.

 

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