2017

by Kristie, David

Acadia’s 2017 Arthur Irving Family Foundation Scholarship Recipients Announced

Wolfville, NS, July 12, 2017 – Two students, one from Saskatchewan and one from nearby Port Williams, are this year’s recipients of the Arthur Irving Scholarships in Environmental Science for undergraduate students at Acadia University; academic awards that are among the most prestigious in Canada and offer students unique research and mentorship opportunities. Successful applicants must demonstrate a commitment to the environment and an understanding of the importance of scientific research combined with exceptional academic credentials, leadership skills, community volunteerism, and participation in extracurricular activities.

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by Kristie, David

Acadia's Centre for Analytical Research on the Environment (CARE) receives a glowing report card from the Canada Foundation for Innovation

Visitors to the KC Irving Environmental Science Centre, who tour the beautiful Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens, visit the extensive greenhouses, and see signs and posters about the Herbarium, and Seed Bank, may be forgiven if they assume that research at the KC Irving Centre focuses only on plants. However housed within the research wing on the lower level of the KC Irving Centre is one of the crown jewels of Acadia's research infrastructure, the Centre for Analytical Research on the Environment, or CARE.

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by Kristie, David

Sustainable Food for a Sustainable Future

Students in Dr. Alan Warner’s Community Development class, Sustainable Food Systems, have been using a K.C Irving Environmental Sciences Centre greenhouse to apply the knowledge they have gained in the classroom in a practical, hands-on way.

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by Kristie, David

Engineering Students Help Out the Acadia Seedbank

The casual observer does not usually associate engineers or engineering students with research activities in the KC Irving Environmental Science Centre, but that impression is quite incorrect. 

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by Kristie, David

Conference Season, Snow Days, and Environmental Research at Acadia

In late winter and early spring, the thoughts of 4th year Honours students turn to... thesis writing and conferences!

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