Science Atlantic News 2018-08-22T14:11:21+00:00

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Student Story: Sarah Stewart

Exploring the unknown Sarah Stewart makes significant discoveries on the feeding habits of Anadromous Alewife fish Acadia environmental science student Sarah Stewart’s love of the ocean has been a lifelong relationship. [...]

Member Story: Dr. Mel Schriver

A True Atlantic Academic Melbourne Schriver and the UNB Chem-Biochem Society on way to ChemCon 1982 at UPEI. In 1982, Melbourne Schriver was an undergraduate chemistry student travelling from New [...]

Register for ChemCon and Pysch 2019!

That's right, registration is officially open for ChemCon 2019 at Acadia University and Psych 2019 at Mount Allison University. Find information regarding registration, abstract submission, schedules and accommodations on the conference homepages! [...]

Student Story: Veronika Dornan

Mount Allison astronomy student Veronika Dornan isn’t just looking at stars, she’s making them. Simulations of them, to be exact. An attendant of two Science Atlantic conferences, this year she was co-awarded the Tindall/Steintz [...]

AFB 2019 Award Winners

This year's Aquaculture & Fisheries and Biology conference saw 20 students awarded for scientific excellence and innovation. Our sincere thanks goes to Crandall University, supporting faculty and student attendees. We hope to see [...]

SAEC 2019 Award Winners

Conference season is in full swing and the Science Atlantic Environment Conference proved once again that the Atlantic region is brimming with scientific talent. Our sincere gratitude and congratulations to St. Francis Xavier University, [...]

SANFC Award Winners

The Inaugural Science Atlantic Nutrition and Foods Conference showcased the significant and innovative work undergraduate and graduate students are achieving in the Atlantic region. This conference could not have happened without the participation and [...]

Photo of the Week: Sally Falkner

"Sally Faulkner (MtA '18) is having a lot of fun analyzing phytoplankton and aquatic microorganisms in order to understand their contribution to biogeochemical cycles at the Memorial University of Newfoundland Photo left [...]

Student Story: Liam MacNeil

Liam MacNeil is in pursuit of the bigger picture. Where he finds it is an unlikely place: microorganisms and microfossils found in the world’s largest Arctic polynya. Liam presented at his first Science Atlantic [...]