Who we are

The Nova Scotian Institute of Science (NSIS) is a membership organization which represents and promotes science to Nova Scotians. We invite anyone interested in science to become a member of the Institute.

What we do

  • Present a series of free monthly public talks on science topics and issues.
  • Publish a scholarly publication entitled: Proceedings of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science.
  • Sponsor an annual science writing competition for university students.
  • Support and provide prizes for regional school science fairs.
  • Provide a mentorship program for university science students.
  • Meet on a monthly basis.
  • Maintain a library of journals from scientific societies around the world.

For further information, please contact the NSIS President, Sherry Niven, at the Institute’s email address: nsis@chebucto.ns.ca.


The Nova Scotian Institute of Science would like to thank the Chebucto Community Network of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who provide the space and support for these pages.