On April 27, 2012, current and former members and students from across Atlantic Canada and beyond gathered at the Discovery Centre in Halifax to celebrate 50 years of advancing science education and research through APICS (Atlantic Provinces Council on the Sciences), now Science Atlantic. Below you will find a list of speakers, award winners, and news coverage.
University Affairs article (Fall 2011): After 50 years, introducing Science Atlantic
Travel Scholarship Recipients
Christopher van Bommel
Mathematics major, St. Francis Xavier University
Supervisor: Dr. Xu (Sunny) Wan
Conference: 40th Annual Meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario
June 3-6, 2012Click here to read about his experience at the conference.
Biology major, Mount Saint Vincent University
Supervisor: Dr. Tamara Franz-Odendaal
Conference: Experimental Biology
San Diego, California
April 21-25, 2012Click here to read about his experience at the conference.
Chemistry major, Mount Saint Vincent University
Supervisor: Dr. Ian Pottie
Conference: 15th Symposium on the Latest Trends in Organic Synthesis (LTOS-15)
St. Catharines, Ontario
August 8-12, 2012Click here to read about his experience at the conference.
50th Anniversary Gala Highlights
- Dr. John F. Read, “Mackerel”
- Josée Boudreau, PhD, “My journey from ChemCon 2006 … to R&D leader 2012”
- Jon Sharkey, “How the SMU programming team prepared me for the world”
- MC’d by Richard Zurawski
Dalhousie University: Scientific honours: Science Atlantic’s Hall of Fame inductees
St. Francis Xavier University: StFX’s Dr. Keith De’Bell and Dr. Michael Steinitz inducted into Science Atlantic Hall of Fame