2018 Science Altantic Environment Winners 2018-03-21T09:37:34+00:00

Science Atlantic Environment Conference 2018

March 16-18, 2018, Mount Allison University, Sackville New Brunswick

Please download the Conference Program (.pdf) or click here for abstracts of presentations.

View photos from the conference on our Flickr photo stream!

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award (Award Description)

Oral, First Place

Taylor Crosby
Mount Allison University
Microplastic export from waste water treatment plants in New Brunswick rivers

Oral, Second Place

Sally Faulkner
Mount Allison University
Macromolecular dynamics of Thalassiosira weissflogii under steady-state and non-steady-state phosphorus stress

Poster, First Place

Maggie MacDonald
Acadia University
Identification and impact in commercial onion in Nova Scotia

Science Atlantic Communication Award, sponsored by Canadian Science Publishing (Award Description)

Molly Leblanc
Saint Mary’s University
Identifying invertebrate biomonitors and
assessing biotransport risk at contaminated historical gold mine sites

K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre Award (Award Description)

Brock Burgess
Acadia University
Nest density of orange-belted bumble bees (Bombus ternarius)

Science Atlantic Graduate Research Award (Award Description)

Oral, First Place

Sarah Jacques
Université de Moncton
What happens when you add prey to an arctic ecosystem? Modeling the apparent competition between snow goose and semipalmated sandpiper

Oral, Second Place

Eileen Haskett
Acadia University
Response of intertidal communities on a tidal gradient to high and low suspended sediment concentrations

Past Student Award Winners