Learn About the Experiences of Atlantic Canadian Faculty

Passionate about Mentorship
“I will always be a mentor... I still help students that graduated 25 years ago. I'm proud and so honoured to do it. That's what life is about.”
Driven by Student Success
"The aspects that bring me the most satisfaction are helping students be successful and overcoming challenges."
Committed to Service
"The service work has been quite rewarding in terms of improving the academic life of the university, enhancing the employment life for faculty and developing opportunities for students.”
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We spoke with Atlantic Canadian faculty about their experiences in the post-secondary STEM community with the goal of learning how Science Atlantic might be able to both broaden and enhance community engagement.

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Post-secondary faculty members interviewed.

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Disciplines represented.

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Membership Institutions across Atlantic Canada.

Broadening Horizons in Action

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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee (EDI)

Members of different universities and other organizations have come together to sit on the newly struck Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Action Committee.

The committee will continue to discuss ways that Science Atlantic might support Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion initiatives in the region. Learn more about what has been accomplished to date and how you can get involved.

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Academic Service Workshops

On March 29, 2021, we gathered three panelists from Science Atlantic Member Institutions to discuss topics regarding academic service. Read more about our first webinar here.  This session was repeated in September, and more webinars are being planned.

If there’s a topic of interest you would like to see discussed, please contact us using the form above.

Want to Get Involved?

Articles Diving Deeper Into the Values of Interviewees

We Need to Make Sure All Have Equal Opportunities

“If young people are interested in or are curious about science, we need to ensure they have the opportunity, an entirely equal opportunity, to achieve their goals.​”

From Studies to Teaching - Atlantic Scientist Comes Full Circle

“Support, mentorship, networking. A few of the ingredients for success.”  



What do Psychology, Conferences, and Music Have in Common?

“I love teaching and especially teaching Introduction to Psychology.”

Broadening Horizons News

Advocacy in STEM Panel

Advocacy in STEM Spaces: A Fireside Chat Nov 18 3:00 – 4:00 Attend Virtually Attend In-Person To recognize LGBTSTEM Day, Science Atlantic is excited to present our Advocacy in STEM

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60th Anniversary Reception

PLEASE JOIN US IN CELEBRATING OUR 60TH ANNIVERSARY!   Friday, November 18th, 2022 Reception 4:00pm to 5:00pm   STEELE OCEAN SCIENCES BUILDING 1355 OXFORD ST., HALIFAX   PLEASE RSVP BY

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Get Involved

The release of the Broadening Horizons report is a part of our 60th anniversary celebrations.

We are commemorating the bonds we have fostered among the scientific community by dedicating trees at each of our Member Institutions.

Learn more about on-campus ceremonies.

Whether you’re a current or former member, a student or grad, or a conference organizer, we would love to hear from you! 

If you have ideas or comments regarding Broadening Horizons and potential actions, or if you have photos or memories to share to help celebrate our 60th year, please fill out the form below.

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