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News from Atlantic Canada’s science and research community.

Atlantic Undergraduate Geoscience Conference 2021

The 2021 Atlantic Universities Geoscience Conference is being hosted by Saint Mary’s University November 4 to 7. This conference is virtual with an optional in-person field trip. The deadline for abstract submission has been extended to Thursday, November 4 at 6pm. Register today! Review the abstract submission instructions. Visit the

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Speaker Tours

Speaker Tours for Chemistry, Physics, Women in Science, and Geology are taking place from November 2021 through to April 2022. Confirmed dates so far are below:   Chemistry, co-sponsored with the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) Speaker Chérif F. Matta will be doing an intriguing talk on the biological role of the

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University of New Brunswick, Saint John Campus Dedicates Tree

Appreciative of Science Atlantic Dean of Science Dr. Van Zyll de Jong placed the plaque, officially dedicating the new Science Atlantic tree. On October 20, University of New Brunswick, Saint John Campus dedicated a 60-year-old linden tree in the campus quad to celebrate 60 years of Science Atlantic. The tree

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Gingko Tree Dedicated at Dalhousie Agriculture Campus

Living Fossil for Science Atlantic On October 15th, Dalhousie Agriculture honoured 60 years of Science Atlantic by dedicating a young gingko tree on campus. Although the tree is young, the species is not. Often referred to as ‘living fossils,’ Ginkgo biloba has been around for more than 250 million years-

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QAtCanSTEM

Queer Atlantic Canadian STEM is connecting queer members and allies of the scientific community to share experiences and exciting research being done nationally during their 2021 Colloquium and Canadian Queer Research Showcase. Get ready to hear about cutting-edge research from experts in their field! Izzy Jayasinghe (She/Her) on Molecular-scale optical

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Mathematics and Statistics and Computer Science Conference 2021

Registration and abstract submission is now closed! The Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science Conference (MSCS) 2021 will be hosted virtually by St. Francis Xavier University (STFX), October 22-24  via Zoom. This event will feature: Two competitions (mathematics and computer science) – Saturday morning Undergraduate student research presentations – Saturday afternoon 

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First Tree Dedication Ceremony taking place at UNB-F

To celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Science Atlantic, we have collaborated with many of our Member Institutions to arrange Tree Dedication Ceremonies on their campuses. Our first Tree Dedication Ceremony is taking place today, September 22nd on National Tree Day, during the CIF National Forest Week (Sept 19-25, 2021) at

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