Suzuette Soomai

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Conference on the Science and History of Sable Island, May 1-2, 2015

NSIS is pleased to be part of the conference on the Science and History of Sable Island, May 1-2, 2015, at the Alumni Hall of the University of King’s College, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Friday’s session runs from 7:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. and is open to the public and it includes presentations and a panel discussion …

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Public Lecture – 4 May 2015

Time: 7:30pm Location: Great Hall, University Club, Dalhousie University, 6259 Alumni Crescent, Halifax Speaker: Dr. Mirwais Qaderi, Department of Biology, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, Nova Scotia Title: Crop Responses to Multiple Components of Climate Change Plants respond differently to multiple environmental factors than they do to a single factor. Dr. Qaderi will discuss the …

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NSIS Annual General Meeting and Dinner – 4 May 2015

We are pleased to invite NSIS members to the 154th Annual General Meeting and Dinner of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science. The meeting and dinner will be held on Monday, May 4, 2015 at the University Club, Dalhousie University. The meeting will begin at 5:00 p.m. The registration form for the event is attached …

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Public Lecture on 16 March 2015

NSIS is pleased to announce that the lecture by Gordon Fader on February 2, 2015 which was cancelled due to a winter storm is now re-scheduled for March 16, 2015. Please note the location of this lecture at the Alderney Gate Public Library. Time: 7:30pm Location: Helen Creighton Room, Alderney Gate Public Library, 40 Alderney …

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Public Lecture on 30 March 2015

Time: 7:30pm Location: Museum of Natural History, Halifax Speaker: Dr. Thomas J. Duck Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie University Title: Lessons Learned from the War on Science Science in the public interest in Canada has been under attack in recent years. Programs crucial to the health and safety of Canadians have …

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Call for Abstracts for the Conference on the Science and History of Sable Island

Abstracts are invited for talks at the upcoming conference on the Science and History of Sable Island including the marine environment that surrounds and maintains the island. The Friends of Sable Island Society will hold this conference and it is open to experts and the general public. The Nova Scotian Institute of Science and Dalhousie …

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Winners of the 12th Annual Discovery Centre Awards

The Nova Scotian Institute of Science congratulates the recently-announced winners of the 12th Annual Discovery Centre Awards, two of whom have NSIS connections. Dr. Leo Vining served on the NSIS Council and was President for 1980/81. He was post-humously inducted into the Centre’s Nova Scotia Science Hall of Fame. Dr. Vining was born in New …

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Book Launch: Voyage of Discovery- Fifty Years of Marine Research at Canada’s Bedford Institute of Oceanography

NSIS is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of the book: Voyage of Discovery Fifty Years of Marine Research at Canada’s Bedford Institute of Oceanography Edited by D.N. Nettleship, D.C. Gordon, C.F.M. Lewis and M.P. Latremouille The book launch will be held on Thursday, 20 November 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Bedford …

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NS Scientist Inductees into the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars

The Royal Society of Canada has named 91 members to its inaugural College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. NSIS warmly congratulates all new members, among whom are three scientists based in Nova Scotia: Dr. Mark Mallory, Department of Biology, Acadia University Dr. Randall Martin, Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie University Dr. David …

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NSIS Brochure 2014-2015

The NSIS is pleased to provide you with our brochure on the events for 2014-2015.