MUNL hosts “Whale Of A Day”

MUNL hosted its first “Whale Of A Day” event at the Core Science Facility last Saturday (May 14th, 2022), and it’s safe to say- its attendees had a whale of a time. Memorial marketed this event as a day of…

The origin of World Earth Day and the hypocrisy of corporations

Photo by Dustan Woodhouse on Unsplash Earth Day is an annual event that takes place on April 22th. Earth Day is a celebration of mother nature and often leads to corporations and governments promising they can do better.  The annual…

Highlights: Memorial hosts its first SEA Conference

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COVID-19 Misinformation: The 21st Century Infodemic

With COVID-19 cases growing in the province and across the globe, misinformation about the virus has become a severe issue. It poses a threat to the health and safety of the public. With an overwhelming amount of information often not…

Getting active with the intramurals

Photo Credit: The Works- MUN Intramurals (via Facebook) An Interview with Claire Langille Intramurals run from September to April at the Memorial University of Newfoundland. It is open to any full-time student enrolled at MUNL, Marine Institute, or any university…

Why science?

Q&A with Two MUNL Bachelor of Science Students Collins Dictionary defines science as the study of nature and behaviour of natural things and the knowledge we obtain about them. In the short term, it is the study of everything and…

COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Now Available for Ages 12+

Photo Credit: CDC (via Unsplash)              Most university students are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. According to the government of Newfoundland and Labrador website, you can now make an appointment to get your vaccine if you are age…

Hiking: Advice from a fellow beginner.

As the weather transitions from spring showers to summer sunshine, an activity that grew in popularity during the initial COVID-19 wave is once again trending as a way to get outdoors for some physical activity. Hiking is a great way…

Science Atlantic Nutrition and Foods Conference

Science Atlantic is hosting its annual academic Nutrition and Foods Conference for students in undergraduate and graduate programming, as well as faculty members in related fields. This year’s conference will take place virtually from April 26th to 27th. This conference…

Launch of the Vaccine Community Innovation Challenge

Vaccine Hesitancy is a critical issue affecting a community’s ability to fight COVID-19. In an attempt to encourage vaccine confidence, the Government of Canada has launched the Vaccine Community Innovation Challenge; calling on individuals and organizations across Canada to help…