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ChemCon 2017

ChemCon 2017 will be taking place from May 4-6, 2017 at Memorial University, St. John's, NL and we would love it if you could attend! You can find all relevant information regarding the conference as it [...]

AFRED – the new toolbank of R&D

On March 8 we publicly launched the Atlantic Facilities and Research Equipment Database (AFRED) at Dalhousie University’s Life Sciences Research Institute in Halifax! This open-access database provides researchers, entrepreneurs and others with access to a [...]

Environment and AFB conference deadlines

The 2017 Science Atlantic Environment (SAE) conference will be hosted by UNB-Fredericton on March 3-5. The deadline for abstract submission is February 10. Register Now!   The Science Atlantic Aquaculture & Fisheries and Biology [...]

Download the AFB 2017 conference poster

The 2017 Aquaculture & Fisheries and Biology Conference will be hosted by St. Francis Xavier University on March 10-12, 2017. (Click on each of the images to download the conference poster.)

Science Atlantic Annual General Meeting Pin Recipients

Award recipients (l to r): Kathy Singfield (SMU), Jon Ohlhauser (Crandall), Amanda Cockshutt (MtA), Bruce MacDonald (UNB-SJ), Van Lantz (UNB-F), Dave McCorquodale, Board Chair (CBU), Chris Moore (Dal), Merrill Edwards (UNB-F; retired). Not pictured: Tillmann Benfey [...]

Earth Science Service Pin Recipients

Award recipients (l to r): Sandra Barr (Acadia), Brendan Murphy (StFX), Rob Raeside (Acadia), Dave Lentz (UNB-F), Ian Spooner (Acadia) Science Atlantic depends on the many faculty members from across the region who [...]

Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science Pin Recipients

Award recipients (l to r): Haiyi Zhang (Acadia), Stephen Finbow (StFX), Cezar Câmpeanu (UPEI), George Chen (CBU), Robert Dawson (SMU), Paul Deguire (UdeM), Jim Diamond (Acadia)   Science Atlantic depends on the many [...]

Seeking Early Adopters

AFRED 2.0 Beta is ready to populate! afred.ca/beta We are more than half way to our minimum goal! We already have 196 pieces of equipment from 48 facilities at 10 institutions. AFRED is an online, [...]

Exploding Pumpkin Challenge

By Lindsay Vandewater, 6th year, SMU Note: This experiment was conducted while wearing appropriate protective attire. Do not attempt to duplicate, re-create, or perform the same or similar experiments at home, as personal [...]