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SAEC2023 | Science Atlantic Environment Conference 

March 25, 2023, hosted virtually by Memorial University of Newfoundland, Grenfell Campus
Review the 2023 student abstracts

Check out the 2023 conference program

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award (Talk)

First Place

Samantha Bennett

Saint Mary's University

Effects of jumping worms on European worms and soil properties

Second Place

Hailey Martin

Memorial University of Newfoundland, Grenfell Campus

Morphological and physiological adaptations of the parasitic lichen Ochrolechia frigida in coastal habitats of Newfoundland

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award (Poster)

First Place

Lenayah Ryan

Cape Breton University

The impact of Chain Pickerel invasion on Yellow Lampmussel and their fish host in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Second Place

Julie Anne François

Cape Breton University

Examination of diurnal activity patterns, social behavior, enclosure use, and impact of visitor density in four species of penguins in captivity

Science Atlantic Graduate Research Award

First Place

Sarah Cusack

University of New Brunswick, Fredericton

Predictive modelling of habitat suitability for Yellow Lampmussel (Lampsilis cariosa) in the lower Wolastoq l Saint John Watershed, New Brunswick

Second Place

Naizhen Yu

Cape Breton University

Cu-doped anatase TiO2: an efficient visible-light photocatalyst for water treatment

Science Atlantic Science Communication Award

Geneva Bahen

Dalhousie University

Telling the North American beaver tale: modelling Castor canadensis distribuion in Mi'kma'ki (Nova Scotia, Canada)

Acadian Forest Region Award

Levyn Radomske

Dalhousie University

Characterizing the conifer gradient from the Halifax Peninsula to the hinterlands of the Halifax Regional Municipality

See award winners from previous years