NSIS Student Initiatives

2023 NSIS Student Science and Technology Communication Competition

9 papers were submitted from 4 Nova Scotian Universities and one Nova Scotian Community College.

The NSIS competition coordinators, judges, and NSIS council are pleased to congratulate and celebrate the success of the following students:

Undergraduate Student Submission – Winner:  Aliya Seward, The limitations of Life Cycle Assessments as a method of comparative sustainability in plant-based burger alternatives and conventional beef burgers

Undergraduate Student Submission – Honourable Mention: Kiah Heneke-Flindall, Two Paths Towards a Common Goal: The Intersection of Indigenous and Western Worldviews In Effective Environmental Education

Post-Graduate Student Submission – Winner: Rebecca Mader, Diversity of mycorrhizal fungi in Eastern Hemlock stands will significantly change with the effects of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid infestation in Kejimkujik National Park, Nova Scotia, Canada

Post-Graduate Student Submission – Honourable Mention: Reid Sutherland, Jaws in jeopardy: How the vertical distribution of sharks in Atlantic Canada can inform regional fisheries management