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News from Atlantic Canada’s science and research community.

Student Story: Adele Corkum

The Art and Science of Blueberries   Adele Corkum presented research on Postprandial Effects of Blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium) Consumption on Glucose Metabolism, Gastrointestinal Hormone Response, and Perceived Appetite in Healthy Adults at this year’s inaugural Nutrition and Foods Conference held at Mount Saint Vincent University. Adele traveled from the University

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Psychology 2019 Award Winners

The 43rd annual Science Atlantic Psychology Conference boasted some of the best undergraduate psychological research to be found in the Atlantic provinces. Congratulations and recognition are due to Mount Allison University, conference organizers, volunteers and of course the over 100 faculty and students who made the conference possible. We are

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Student Story: Sarah Stewart

Exploring the unknown Sarah Stewart makes significant discoveries on the feeding habits of Anadromous Alewife fish Acadia environmental science student Sarah Stewart’s love of the ocean has been a lifelong relationship. In fact, she loves it so much she’s made it her education, research and future career. Sarah attended her

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Member Story: Dr. Mel Schriver

A True Atlantic Academic Melbourne Schriver and the UNB Chem-Biochem Society on way to ChemCon 1982 at UPEI. In 1982, Melbourne Schriver was an undergraduate chemistry student travelling from New Brunswick to P.E.I. to attend his first Science Atlantic Chemistry Conference, commonly known as ChemCon. Fast forward 38 years and

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Register for ChemCon and Pysch 2019!

Registration closed. Please visit our conference page to see when the next event is happening. That’s right, registration is officially open for ChemCon 2019 at Acadia University and Psych 2019 at Mount Allison University. Find information regarding registration, abstract submission, schedules and accommodations on the conference homepages! ChemCon Registration https://sciatl.org/CHEMCON2019-registration

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Student Story: Veronika Dornan

Mount Allison astronomy student Veronika Dornan isn’t just looking at stars, she’s making them. Simulations of them, to be exact. An attendant of two Science Atlantic conferences, this year she was co-awarded the Tindall/Steintz Award in Research at the Atlantic Undergraduate Physics and Astronomy Conference. “[My first conference] I didn’t

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AFB 2019 Award Winners

This year’s Aquaculture and Fisheries and Biology conference saw 20 students awarded for scientific excellence and innovation. Our sincere thanks goes to Crandall University, supporting faculty and student attendees. We hope to see you all again next year! Visit our Biology Awards Page and Aquaculture and Fisheries Awards Page for

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SAEC 2019 Award Winners

Conference season is in full swing and the Science Atlantic Environment Conference proved once again that the Atlantic region is brimming with scientific talent. Our sincere gratitude and congratulations to St. Francis Xavier University, student organizers and conference attendees who without this conference would not have been possible. This year’s

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SANFC Award Winners

The Inaugural Science Atlantic Nutrition and Foods Conference showcased the significant and innovative work undergraduate and graduate students are achieving in the Atlantic region. This conference could not have happened without the participation and support of Mount Saint Vincent University, the student organizers and conference attendees. This year’s SANFC Award

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