Speaker Tours

Speaker Tours for Chemistry, Physics, Women in Science, and Geology are taking place from November 2021 through to April 2022. Confirmed dates so far are below:


Chemistry, co-sponsored with the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC)

Speaker Chérif F. Matta will be doing an intriguing talk on the biological role of the electric potentials of enzymes beyond their roles as catalysts. To learn more about Chérif F. Matta and his work, read his biographyJoin us on these dates and locations:


  • Nov. 4 Acadia University
  • Nov. 19 Université de Moncton
  • Nov. 22 Mount Allison University


  • Jan. 28 University of New Brunswick
  • Mar. 25 Saint Francis Xavier University

Speaker Christina Bottaro’s details are to be determined.

Physics, co-sponsored with the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP)

Offered in a virtual format for 2021-22, these talks take place at universities across Canada from January to April each year. Details for this year’s speaker tour are to be determined

Women in Science, co-sponsored with WISE Atlantic

Speaker Nadja Bressan will be doing an in-person talk on veterinary medicine engineering. To learn more about Nadja Bressan and her work, read her biography. Join us on Tuesday, November 30th, 11:30-12:45 PM at Saint Mary’s University, Scotiabank Theatre, Sobey School of Business.

Speaker Alana Pindar’s will be doing a talk on flowers, food, and our future on the status of our wild bees. To learn more about Alana Pindar and her work, read her biographyJoin us on Thursday, November 4th, 1:15 PM at St. Francis Xavier University.

Geology, co-sponsored with the Atlantic Geoscience Society (AGS)

Speaker Morgan Snyder will be doing a talk on mapping and interpreting evaporites in Atlantic Canada. To learn more about Morgan Snyder and their work, read their biography. Dates and times for MUN, UNB, and SMU are to be determined.

Speaker Allison Enright will be doing a talk on microbes, time series, and electrochemical noise. To learn more about Allison Enright and her work, read her biography. Dates and times for DAL, Acadia, and StFX are to be determined.

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