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 [email protected] 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

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


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