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Update on water testing

July 31, 2015

Memorial is currently testing water in all buildings on the main St. John’s campus, as well as securing alternative sources of drinking water. 

The Prince Philip Drive portion of Memorial University’s St. John’s Campus (known as the north and south campuses) will be closed for faculty, staff and students on Friday, July 31, as a result of water quality testing results in two buildings that indicated higher than acceptable levels of lead in the water supply.


Memorial University has welcomed a new research chairholder. Dr. Hodjat Shiri joined the Department of Civil Engineering as the Wood Group Chair in Arctic and Harsh Environment Engineering and assistant professor on June 15.

Farming a future: Alumna’s roots run deep

FaceForward: The People and Stories of Memorial
July 29, 2015

It’s a little after seven in the morning and alumna Susan Lester greets me at her family-run farm in the west end of St. John’s.

Cupids receives Faculty of Arts' Community Engagement Award

July 30, 2015

The town of Cupids has been named the 2015 recipient of the Faculty of Arts Newfoundland and Labrador Community Research Engagement Award.

Vice-president (research) appointed to board of governors for the Council of Canadian Academies

July 28, 2015

Dr. Richard Marceau, Memorial University’s vice-president (research), was formally appointed to the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) board of governors on Tuesday, July 28.

Former Memorial president establishes undergraduate research award

July 27, 2015

A past president of Memorial University and a former director of the School of Pharmacy has established a research award in his field of expertise.

Earth Sciences prof named Fellow of the Geological Society of America

July 29, 2015

Dr. Stephen Piercey, a professor of Earth Sciences and the NSERC-Altius Industrial Research Chair in Mineral Deposits, was recently elected as a Fellow of the Geological Society of America (GSA).

Nursing student dives into controverial subjects; comes up with national essay award

July 28, 2015

After finishing up the third 12-hour shift of a busy clinical rotation, School of Nursing (SON) student Andrea Crowe was a little tired.

Crafting research grant and award success

July 27, 2015

You may not recognize their faces, but if you’re a researcher who has ever applied for or received a research grant, chances are good that you’ve spent considerable time in contact with them, either by phone or email.

Aug. 3, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
IIC-2014, Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation
Aug. 4, 12-1 p.m.
The Landing, UC 3018
Aug. 4, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
IIC-2014, Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation
Aug. 7, 12-1 p.m.
Main Auditorium, second floor, Health Sciences Centre and via Webcast