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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! 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 [...]