Centre for Newfoundland and Labrador Studies

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

This group was established in 2001 to support teaching, research and student exchanges between Memorial University and now SETU. It complements the governmental links expressed in an MOU between the Irish Government and the provincial government in Newfoundland and Labrador. It also plays a role with respect to promoting educational and cultural links in tandem with the municipal twinning between Waterford and St John’s. It supports staff seeking to apply for funding through the Ireland Canada University Foundation and the International Council for Canadian Studies.

Further details on this group’s research and learning resources may be found here. Inquiries regarding research on themes relating to Newfoundland and Canada may be submitted to John.Maher@setu.ie in the first instance.

These may include:

  • Social and rural entrepreneurship
  • Accounting education
  • Credit Union management and governance
  • Retirement income provision
  • Sustainable finance and investment
  • Music and ethnicity


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