Welcome to NSIS.


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I am honoured and privileged to assume the role as President of The Nova Scotian Institute of Science (NSIS),  a membership organization representing and promoting science to Nova Scotians. Representation and promotion of science has never been more relevant and important, the pace of discovery and innovation is fast and global challenges depend on scientific understanding and advancement. We encourage anyone with an interest in science to reach out and become a member today!  
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Initiatives

Promoting Science In Nova Scotia By:



Presenting

Present free monthly public talks on science topics


Lectures

Publishing

Publish a scholarly
publication

Publications

Promoting

Sponsor science competitions
for students.


For Students


Hosting

Hosts events in the Nova Scotian science community


News & Events

Providing

Provide a mentorship program for students.


Initiatives

Maintaining

Maintain a library of journals from scientific societies.


Library

Member Highlights.



Tamara Franz-Odendaal

General Member

Professor, Dept. of Biology Mount Saint Vincent University

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Arthur B Mcdonald

Honorary Member

Arthur B. McDonald was made an Honorary Member in 2016 in recognition of his conspicuous contributions to the advancement of science in Canada and internationally.  He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2015.

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Abraham P. Gesner

Hall Of Fame Member

Gesner’s best known invention was carried out at Albert, New Brunswick in 1846 when he extracted kerosene from coal. He obtained a United States Patent for Kerosene in 1853.

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Become A Member.

Membership in the Institute is open to anyone with an personal or professional interest in science. As a member you enjoy the following benefits


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Membership