The K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre and the Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens provide facilities for a wide variety of research, teaching, and community involvement activities, as well as a beautiful location for studying, meetings, or just relaxing. Please click through the images below to get a preview of the activities that occur in this remarkable facility. For a more detailed introduction to the research going on in the Centre, click here.

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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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Mercury research, sunshine and politics at SETAC in Florida

The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry World conference in Orlando Florida was well represented by current Acadia students and alumni from Dr O’Driscoll’s mercury research lab his year. 
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4th year Biology student and Arthur Irving Scholar discussing research with Minister McKenna

Federal Minister of the Environment tours KC Irving Science Centre labs and greenhouses

On Monday August 8 we were fortunate in having Catherine McKenna, Federal Minister of the Environment, and Treasury Board President, Scott Brison, stop by for a whirlwind tour of the KC Irving Environmental Science Centre research labs and greenhouses. Minister McKenna took the time to chat with a number faculty and research students to learn about some of the environmentally-focussed research that is going on in the Centre.  

A few additional images from the visit can be accessed here.  

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