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 Nova Scotia wetlands and the improvement of remediation strategies. Originally from Kaleden, British Columbia, Jocelyn earned her BSc Environmental Science (Honours) cum laude from Saint Mary’s University in May 2015 where she was a Dean’s List scholar and won the Environmental Sciences prize. Jocelyn performs fieldwork on Brier Island and uses facilities in the K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre to examine mercury uptake in the lower trophic levels.