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News from Atlantic Canada’s science and research community.

Atlantic Faculty Community Research Project

Michelle McPherson, Program and Membership Support Officer, will present the initial findings from a community research project conducted in collaboration with the Membership Engagement Committee. The goal of this research was to learn about the needs of various types of faculty not currently served by the programs Science Atlantic delivers.

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2020 Annual Members Meeting

You’re invited! The 2020 Annual Members Meeting will be held virtually Friday, November 27, 2020 from 1pm to 2pm AST.  The meeting will be followed by speakers and workshops from 2pm to 5pm AST. We will be presenting findings from our Atlantic faculty interviews. Read our series of articles from

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“We need to make sure all have equal opportunities”

(This is the second in a series of articles about the values of Atlantic Canadian science faculty) Hands-on, real world experience is crucial for students in geology to understand Earth’s various materials and how they evolved. That experience had to be offered this fall too when post secondary courses were

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Beyond the Binary

Please join us Nov. 27, 2020 at 3:30 pm AST for guest speaker Cynthia Sweeney, founder of Simply Good Form the consultancy for beyond binary thinking. About Cynthia: Human rights and global citizenship are the founding principles of Simply Good Form, and Cynthia’s passion for communication and navigational expertise are

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From studies to teaching – Atlantic scientist comes full circle

(This is the first in a series of articles about the values of Atlantic Canadian science faculty) Support, mentorship, networking.  A few of the ingredients for success. In 2012, Alyssa Doue (then Jaeschke) was one of three recipients of the Science Atlantic 50th Anniversary Undergraduate Travel Scholarship. Thanks to that

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Virtual Success – MSCS 2020

We are happy to share that our first virtual conference was a success! The 2020 Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science Conference (MSCS) was hosted virtually by SMU on October 31 and November 1. There was a great turnout with 156 attendees, 25 Math contestants, 43 Programming contestants, 19 undergraduate and 6

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Going Virtual

Going virtual – Atlantic Universities Geoscience Conference 2020!

Registration and abstract submission is now open! The Atlantic Universities Geoscience Conference (AUGC) 2020 will be hosted by UNB-Fredericton, virtually, on Saturday, Nov. 21. Registration will be open until Friday, Nov. 20 at 11:00 pm. The registration fee is $20, this fee includes all conference events and an AUGC T-shirt. The abstract submission deadlines

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Letter from the Chair, 2020

Welcome to Another Year With Science Atlantic! Dear colleagues, The upcoming academic year is turning out to be one of the most unique for science education in recent times. Many of us have been busily making plans to deliver our courses and mentor our students under fairly restrictive conditions.  Despite

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