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News from Atlantic Canada’s science and research community.

2019 Inaugural Nutrition and Food Conference Video

Kaitlin Roke, Flora Wang and Shannan Grant facilitated a Knowledge Mobilization Upskilling Workshop at the 2019 Inaugural Nutrition and Foods Conference at MSVU. Kaitlin, lead the workshop with the objective of educating conference attendees on designing effective education materials. Attendees were guided through the process of creating their own infographic from start to finish, leaving

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Register for MSCS and AUGC 2019!

Registration closed. Please visit our conference page to see when the next event is happening. AUGC 2019 Register, complete a payment and submit your abstracts here: https://sciatl.org/AUGC2019-register Conference website: https://sciatl.org/AUGC2019 Important deadlines: October 4th: Early Bird Registration Ends October 10th: Registration with Guaranteed T-Shirt Ends October 11th: Abstract Submission closes October 17th:

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The Easy Lab Team Takes on the Tough Questions

If you’re going to make it in the Easy Lab, you can’t be afraid to get your feet wet – or muddy or slimy for that matter.  Dr. Russell Easy of Acadia University has put together a lab of outstanding undergraduate and graduate scientists studying how a variety of organisms

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QAtCan STEM Colloquium

The first ever Queer Atlantic Canadian STEM Colloquium is set for January 17th-18th, 2020 in Halifax, NS! “Queer Atlantic Canadian STEM (QAtCanSTEM) is a visibility and community building project aiming to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion for Queer folks in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics across the Atlantic Provinces (and

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Letter from the Chair, 2019

Welcome to Another Year With Science Atlantic! Another academic year is at our doorstep!  One of our main goals this year at Science Atlantic is to further enhance the engagement of our members which include students, staff and faculty, as well as senior leadership at our member institutions.  I encourage

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CSPC 2019: A Decade of Profound Impact

Building Bridges Between Science, Policy and Society The 11th annual Canadian Sciences Policy Conference will be their largest event to date! Boasting 40 panel sessions, over 200 panelists and 800 attendants, this is an amazing opportunity to engage with your scientific community. Conference Themes Science and Policy Science and Society

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The GPCR Gang Gets to Work

Inside Rourke Lab at Mount Allison University It is fair to say that most people’s idea of summer vacation doesn’t include microscopes and data points, but these five university biochemistry students wouldn’t want it any other way. This summer The Rourke Lab, lead by Dr. Jillian Rourke at Mount Allison

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How Did We Do?

Conference Season Wrap-Up What did Conference Season look like this year?We sent out a survey and got 237 responses.

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Proud to Have #PrideinSTEM

Updated June 8, 2021 Science Atlantic is founded on the values of inclusion, connection and promotion. This is why we are proud to support the entire LGBTQIA2S STEM community in Atlantic Canada.  In accordance with these values Science Atlantic created a Statement of Inclusivity to help ensure all our conferences

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