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SAEC2021 | Science Atlantic Environment Conference 

March 13, 2021, Hosted Virtually by Cape Breton University and University of New Brunswick Fredericton

Click to download the SAEC 2021 Program and Abstract Booklet. 

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award - Oral Presentations

First Place

Makadunyiswe Ngulube

Saint Mary's University

Wave Dissipation Potential of Spartina alterniflora in the Bay of Fundy

Second Place

Samantha Howard

Dalhousie University

Understanding Resistance to Flood Mapping: a Test of Climax Thinking in Southwestern Nova Scotia

Science Atlantic Undergraduate Research Award - Poster

First Place

Molly Bradford

Acadia University

The effects of sediment geochemistry on methylmercury production and bioaccumulation in intertidal ecosystems

Second Place

Natalie Parsons

Memorial University - Grenfell

The influence of long-term agricultural management practices on red wiggler worm (Lumbricus rubellus) population abundance and activity in Cormack, Newfoundland

Science Atlantic Graduate Research Award

First Place

Rachel Noddle

Dalhousie University

Investigating the Nitrogen Biogeochemistry of Sewage Organic Materials Using Compound-Specific Isotope Analysis

Second Place

Kaushalya Rathnayake

University of New Brunswick - Fredericton

Is there variation in phenotypic selection on floral traits in bee-pollinated Penstemons?

Science Atlantic Communication Award

Nina Garrett

Dalhousie University

The effect of call similarity on call discrimination by Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) nestlings in the presence of noise

Science Atlantic Acadian Award

First Place

Andrew Willms

Dalhousie University

Quantifying the Causes of Increased Human-Black Bear Interactions Across Nova Scotia

Second Place

Hannah Kosick

Cape Breton University

Cape Breton Abuzz: Naturalists Amass Data About Bumble Bees

Pecha Kucha Prize

First Place

Marwa Jebali

Université de Moncton

Développement des sondes DGT spécifiques à l’échantillonnage du radium dans les eaux naturelles

Second Place

Damien Mullin

University of New Brunswick - Fredericton

Predicting the Effects of Forest Harvest on Wood Turtle Habitat Suitability

See award winners from previous years