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News from Atlantic Canada’s science and research community.

Science Atlantic Wins $5,000 Donation

Lois Whitehead is the lucky winner of a $5,000 donation from Pivoter and GIV3. The donation will be gifted to Science Atlantic, where Lois has been Executive Director for over 20 years! Pivoter is a Canadian changemaking engine using the wisdom of many to inform policy recommendations. Through the discussion of

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Psychology Conference: Registration Open

The Annual Science Atlantic Psychology Conference is now open for registration! The event will be hosted virtually by St. Francis Xavier University on May 4th and 5th, 2022. Conference activities include: an interactive and collaborative hackathon*, research presentations from students across Atlantic Canada, an informative keynote presentation, and a career

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Upcoming Conferences

We’re excited to announce details for our upcoming conferences! Please share this information widely with those who may be interested in attending a Science Atlantic conference. Aquaculture & Fisheries and Biology Conference (AFB) Hosted virtually by UPEI, Mar. 11 to 13, 2022 Registration deadline is Mar. 10 Abstract submission deadline is extended

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AUPAC 2022: Website Live, Registration Open

AUPAC is being hosted virtually by Université de Moncton from February 4th to 6th. Registration is now closed! The Atlantic Undergraduate Physics and Astronomy Conference (AUPAC) is the largest of its kind in the maritime region. It’s an amazing opportunity for undergraduate students to present their research and learn from others’ presentations and keynote

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New Staff!

Please join us in welcoming three new staff members – Kate, Day, and Cindy! Kate Hayter is a graduate of the advanced diploma in public relations at Nova Scotia Community College. She’s coming to Science Atlantic with a transparent and authentic communication style. Kate is also a professional wedding photographer and a

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Memorial University Honours 60 years of Science Atlantic

Celebrating A Long History With Science Atlantic On October 22, Memorial University of Newfoundland revealed a wall plaque in the lobby of their Chemistry-Physics building to celebrate 60 years of Science Atlantic. Dr. Suzanne Dufour, Acting Associate Dean of Science, and Memorial’s Science Atlantic Institutional Representative, spoke at the ceremony.

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Dalhousie Tree Dedication Ceremony

An Event At The University Where It All Began Dalhousie University students and faculty gathered on October 28 to celebrate 60 years of Science Atlantic with a tree dedication. A young gingko tree was dedicated outside of the LSC Psychology wing. Dr. Jen Stamp, Science Atlantic Psychology Representative and Board

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Tree Dedication Ceremony at University of Prince Edward Island

A Warm Fall Ceremony The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) hosted a tree dedication ceremony on October 22 to celebrate 60 years of Science Atlantic. Dr. Nola Etkin, Dean of Science, delivered an address outlining the history and recent initiatives of Science Atlantic. The Science Atlantic tree with a

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