• Jocelyn focuses her graduate research on the interaction between humans and nature, blending her passion for the environment, communications and community engagement. She began her studies at Acadia in September 2015 working with Dr. Nelson O’Driscoll investigating the speciation of mercury in...

  • From Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Hannah believes the natural parks and wilderness she visited as a child should be preserved so future generations can enjoy the same activities that inspired her to perform environmental research. Hannah began her BSc in Environmental Science in...

  • From Creignish, Nova Scotia, Megan is pursuing a BSc in Environmental Science. Megan’s appreciation for the rural community and the outdoor experiences she grew up with ignited her interest in environmental research and taking personal responsibility for environmental stewardship. Megan’s extracurricular activities...

  • Pursuing a BSc in Environmental Science, Sarah had already launched her research career before coming to Acadia through her volunteer and summer work experience at the Tantramar Wetlands Centre located next to her home in Sackville, New Brunswick. Sarah is particularly interested...

  • Tyler is from Pubnico, Nova Scotia, an area whose renowned lobster and ground fish industries inspired Tyler to examine how these organisms can be sustained in the face of environmental pollution. Through his BSc in Biology program, Tyler has developed a keen...

  • Baillie is an Environmental Science (BSc) student from St. Margaret’s Bay, Nova Scotia. She is an active member of the Environmental Science Students’ Association and the Fletcher Geology Club. Baillie’s research interests include remediation of contaminated or industrially used land; forest and...

  • Sarah is an Environmental Science (BSc) student from Kentville, Nova Scotia. Sarah is active in Kings County 4-H and the Blomidon Naturalists Society and has volunteered with Free Strides Therapeutic Riding Association. She is also an Envirothon team coordinator at her former...

  • Brandon is a Biology (BSc) student from Tusket, Nova Scotia. For the past three years, he has spent a great deal of time helping other students through tutoring, study groups, and teaching assistantships. Brandon’s honours thesis project will focus on isolating native...

  • Rachel is an Environmental Science (BSc) student from Albert Bridge, Nova Scotia. A member of Acadia’s Environmental Science Students’ Association, Rachel also volunteers weekly at Acadia’s Sensory Motor Instructional Leadership Experience (S.M.I.L.E.) program. She often attends events and activities on campus, especially...

  • Sadie is a Biology (BSc) student from Quispamsis, New Brunswick. Sadie is a member of Acadia Pride and has volunteered extensively with the Acadia Community Farm and the Wolfville Farmers’ Market. Sadie is beginning an honours thesis on the interactions between arbuscular...