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Membership in the Institute is open to anyone with an amateur or professional interest in science. As a member you enjoy the following benefits:

  • Online access to the subsequent issue of the Proceedings of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science.
    (Note: Member access is via username and password, or library IP address. To arrange online member access, please contact Carol Richardson at
  • A copy of any special print issue of the Proceedings published within your membership year.
  • Mailed notices of monthly meetings and other special events.
  • A discount on page charges if your article manuscript is accepted for publication in the Institute’s peer-reviewed journal.
  • You may participate in discussions with experts on issues relevant to science in Nova Scotia.
  • You have the opportunity to meet scientists whose interests cover a wide range of topics.

If you wish to join, please fill out and print the membership form located HERE, then mail it together with a cheque [Regular member $30, Student member $10, or $300 for a life membership] to:

Attention: Treasurer, Nova Scotian Institute of Science
c/o Reference and Research Services
Killam Memorial Library,
6225 University Avenue, PO Box 15000,
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 4R2