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Science Atlantic News

News from Atlantic Canada’s science and research community.

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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New, Women in Science Speaker Tour!

The purpose of the Women in Science Speaker Tour is to showcase the research conducted by female faculty in Atlantic Canada. Female faculty represent only about 25-30% of all faculty in the physical and life sciences, mathematics, and computer sciences in Canada but are important role models for female students in

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Atlantic Canadian Recipients of Canada Research Chairs 2016

13 researchers from Atlantic Canadian universities were awarded grants in the latest round of Canada Research Chairs funding: Announced February 2016: Michael Stokesbury Canada Research Chair in Ecology of Coastal Environments Acadia University NSERC Tier 2 Renewal   Megan L. Bailey Canada Research Chair in Integrated Ocean and Coastal

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Canada's Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP)

The Canada’s Federal Student Work Experience Program (FSWEP) provides current students with employment opportunities across Canada! Once you apply to FSWEP you are placed in an inventory for potential part-time employment (fall/winter) and full-time employment (summer) opportunities while you complete your studies. No previous work experience is necessary! FSWEP is

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Upcoming Events and Deadlines

There are a ton of events coming up over the following months! From our regional conferences to science video and photo contests, you can find all upcoming events and deadlines below. Events Feb. 1: NSIS Lecture, Halifax, NSFeb. 5-7: AUPAC2016, MUN, St. John’s, NLFeb 10, Mar. 1: STEM Mythbusting sessions,

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Christmas Tree Research Centre

Did you know that Christmas trees are a year-round industry, employing approximately 20,000 people in Atlantic Canada and contributing nearly $100 million to the region’s economy? Like any business, the tree and greenery industry is faced with competition (from both artificial tree manufacturers and the US Fraser Fir market) and

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Science Atlantic Student News

Interested in doing research abroad? Want to participate in a NS student writing competition? Check out our November student newsletter! Become a part of your science community! Find events, funding opportunities, and more! Sign up now to receive receive monthly updates on what’s going on for students in the science community. We

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