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News from Atlantic Canada’s science and research community.

Tree Dedication Ceremony at NSCC

Growing Many More Years Together On Friday, October 22, Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) marked their connection with Science Atlantic by dedicating a 30 year old maple tree at their Dartmouth Ivany campus. Ceremony attendees gather in front of the newly appointed Science Atlantic tree Dr. Alain Joseph, Director of

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Tree Dedication at Université Sainte-Anne

Sturdy Maple From Our Newest Member Institution On October 18, Université Sainte-Anne celebrated Science Atlantic’s 60th anniversary by dedicating a maple tree to the organization.  The tree is located in a beautiful wooded area that has become a popular meeting spot for students, faculty, and other researchers at the university. 

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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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