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MAEP Students Attend Aldrich Interdisciplinary Conference 2015

Students from the Environmental Policy Institute excelled in St. John’s while participating in the Aldrich Interdisciplinary Conference 2015, hosted by Memorial University and the Graduate Student Union. Graduate students from Grenfell Campus traveled to St. John’s from February 19-23, 2015 to present to colleagues and showcase their research in Environmental Policy in the  three conference categories: Teaching & Learning, Research Strategy and Public Engagement.

Dr. Paul Foley invited to participate in workshop at Yale

On Friday, April 3, 2015, Dr. Paul Foley joined an interdisciplinary and international group of scholars and practitioners at Yale University to discuss challenges and opportunities facing fisheries and fishing communities. “This workshop brings together some of the most interesting and important thinkers on fisheries and fishing communities today,” said co-organizer Karen Hébert, an Assistant Professor of Environmental Anthropology at Yale’s School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. “Their work identifies not merely the challenges facing fisheries at present but how these might be transformed toward more positive futures.”

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Dr. Maura Hanrahan has a review of the new memoir by Inuit elder Louis Montague in the current issue of Newfoundland and Labrador Studies. Montague’s book is published by ISER Books, Memorial University and is titled I Never Knowed it was Hard: Memoirs of a Labrador Trapper.


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