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News from Atlantic Canada’s science and research community.

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

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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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Photo of the Week: Sally Falkner

“Sally Faulkner (MtA ’18) is having a lot of fun analyzing phytoplankton and aquatic microorganisms in order to understand their contribution to biogeochemical cycles at the Memorial University of Newfoundland Photo above features Sally working with a beautiful culture of microalgae while enjoying the gentle purr of the nutrient analyzer

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Student Story: Liam MacNeil

Liam MacNeil is in pursuit of the bigger picture. Where he finds it is an unlikely place: microorganisms and microfossils found in the world’s largest Arctic polynya. Liam presented at his first Science Atlantic conference this winter (AUGC) where he received the Science Atlantic Best Paper Award. While he knew

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Photo of the Week: Meredith Karcz

Meredith Karcz has spent her fair share of time wading through ocean tide pools to study Rockweed or Ascophyllum Nodosum. Meredith graduated from St. Francis Xavier University this past December where she worked with Dr. David Garbary and Dr. Moira Galway of the Biology Department. Her first picture “shows a

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