Welcome to NSIS.
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!
Promoting Science In Nova Scotia By:
Tamara Franz-OdendaalPast President & Lifetime Member
Professor, Dept. of Biology Mount Saint Vincent University
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Arthur B McdonaldHonorary 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. GesnerHall 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.