Science Atlantic News

News from Atlantic Canada’s science and research community.

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

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AFB 2019 Award Winners

This year’s Aquaculture and 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Photo of the Week: Meredith Karcz

Meredith Karcz has spent her fair share of time wading through ocean tide pools to study Rockweed or Ascophyllum Nodosum. Meredith graduated from St. Francis Xavier University this past December

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Photo of the Week: Clay Steell

Clay Steell (Mount Allison University ’16) is featured here with the lionfish he studied at the Cape Eleuthera Institute. Clay travelled to The Bahamas to study the feeding physiology and ecology

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Student Story: Sophia Waddell

Since she can remember, Sophia Waddell knew she liked math and space. Still, she probably wouldn’t have guessed she’d be spending her days using x-ray satellites to monitor supermassive black

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