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News from Atlantic Canada’s science and research community.

Exploding Pumpkin Challenge

By Lindsay Vandewater, 6th year, SMU Note: This experiment was conducted while wearing appropriate protective attire. Do not attempt to duplicate, re-create, or perform the same or similar experiments at home, as personal injury or property damage may result. Introduction With Halloween just around the corner, I have conducted an

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First Year Survival Guide

By Lindsay Vandewater, 6th year, SMU Hey, First Year. If you’ve just started at your new university and are feeling a million different emotions at this point. I get it. This is a new experience for you, you know it’s going to be a great time, but maybe you’re feeling

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Welcome from the Chair, September 2016

Enthusiastic students returning to campus reminds us of the hope and challenges that September brings. September returns us to a comfortable routine and structure with classes and labs; assignments and exams. For Science Atlantic, there are new prospects, developing challenges, and a return to comfortable routine. An exciting year of

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8th Canadian Science Policy Conference

Registration closed. Please visit our conference page to see when the next event is happening. November 8-10, 2016 Ottawa, ON The CSPC 2016 conference website is now live www.cspc2016.ca! Visit the website to learn about the pre-conference symposiums/workshop, find out about the panel sessions, learn about the speakers involved, and check

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Psychology Service Pin Recipients

  Award recipients (back, l to r): Angela Birt (MSVU), Donna Thompson (MSVU), Pierre Cormier (UdeM), Erin Austen (StFX), Suzanne Prior (STU), Aimée Surprenant (MUN); Award recipients (front, l to r): Kim Fenwick (STU), Lisa Dawn Hamilton (MtA), Jennifer Stamp (DAL), Colleen MacQuarrie (UPEI), David Bourgeois (SMU); Absent: Rick Mehta

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Environment Service Pin Recipients

  Award recipients (l to r): Daniel Rainham (Dal), Nelson O’Driscoll (Acadia, Christine Campbell (Grenfell), Carolyn Peach Brown (UPEI), Raj Lada (Dal Ag)Absent: Dave Risk (StFX), Joseph Wroblewski (Memorial) Science Atlantic depends on the many faculty members from across the region who volunteer their time to ensure the continuing activities

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Post-grad job search tips!

You’re almost there! Only a few short months until you’re finally finished your degree. No more staying up until midnight to finish that paper, or waking up early to cram as much information as you can before your big test. So… what now? You’re entering a world of endless possibilities,

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AFB Service Pin Recipients

  Science Atlantic depends on the many faculty members from across the region who volunteer their time to ensure the continuing activities of the organization. In gratitude, we have initiated a service recognition program for all members who have been involved for five years or longer, or who have been

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