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Science Atlantic Psychology Conference 2020

Psychology

In light of school closures and travel advisories related to COVID-19, the decision has been made to cancel the in-person Science Atlantic Psychology conference at Grenfell this year. Please check with your school's Science Atlantic Psychology Sponsor to learn whether the conference will go ahead in an electronic format. The decision to cancel the conference was not made lightly, but the most important thing is to ensure the health and safety of all of those involved. To the students who had planned to attend the conference, good luck with your research, this is not a year any of us will soon forget. We look forward to seeing the conference up and running again next year. Stay healthy!





Save the date! May 19 – 20, 2020

Join us on the beautiful West Coast of Newfoundland in Corner Brook for the 2020 Science Atlantic Psychology Conference! Science Atlantic is a federally incorporated and registered charitable association for scientists, faculty and students in Atlantic Conference.

We’re looking forward to hosting psychology undergraduate students and faculty members to our campus as we learn from and network with each other. The conference will feature a keynote speaker, student presentations, poster presentations and networking opportunities.

Accommodations

Accommodations for the conference are available at Grenfell Campus through our Conference Services department in one of our traditional residence rooms or chalet apartments.
  • Residence Complex - $45/night (single), $75/night (double) Conference rate
    Traditional dorm-stye rooms
    Continental breakfast included
    Free Wi-Fi
    Onsite laundry 
  • Chalet Apartments - $139 - 159/night - rates dependent on occupancy and length of stay
    Four private bedrooms
    Fully equipped kitchen
    Dining area
    Free Wi-Fi
    Onsite laundry

Conference Services
1-866-494-3548 or Online Booking

Other Accommodations and Things to do in Corner Brook

Close to many ammenities, Grenfell Campus is a short drive to the following hotels: Glynmill Inn, Greenwood Inn and Suites, Hew & Draw Hotel (opening March 6, 2020), Comfort Inn and Quality Inn.

While in Corner Brook, there are many wonderful things to do and see including the Corner Brook Stream Trail, the Captain James Cook Historic Site, the Railway Society of Newfoundland Historic Train Site, Margaret Bowater Park, and the Corner Brook Museum & Archives.

Travel

If you are travelling via air, the closest airport is Deer Lake (YDF) and is a 40 minute drive from Corner Brook. 

Shuttle Service from Deer Lake Regional Airport to Corner Brook 
An airport shuttle is available for flight arrivals with service to Corner Brook, and from certain hotels in Corner Brook to Deer Lake Airport. The service is provided by Star Taxi 1-709-634-4343 and is $22/person from Deer Lake to Corner Brook. We suggest calling ahead to Star Taxi to inquire about their schedule on the day of your flight.

Air Canada Promotional Code: JMDD4HZ1
  • The booking is to be made to the following city: Deer Lake, YDF (NL)
  • The travel period begins Tuesday, May 12, 2020 and ends Wednesday, May 27, 2020.
  • Travel is valid Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
  • No discount will apply to Tango bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S. For International travel (destinations outside North America), discounts apply to all fares including Tango. 

WestJet Discount Code: to be confirmed

If you are travelling via car, you will make your way from your home school to the Marine Atlantic ferry terminal in North Sydney, NS and take either the day or night crossing to Port aux Basques. Corner Brook is approximately 2.5 hours from Port aux Basques.

Chair, Psychology

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Office: AS 334
Phone: (709) 639-6511
Email: kwarren@grenfell.mun.ca