Seminars Happening March 9-13/2020

The Faculty of Pure and Applied Science Presents


Undergraduate Science Research Summit

Thursday, April 2/2020 - Huestis Innovation Pavilion - 6:00pm to 9:30pm

Members of the Acadia campus community are invited to discover the far-reaching effects of undergraduate research at Acadia


Biology Department

Speaker: Dr. Anna Metaxas, Department of Biology - Dalhousie University

Topic: Evidence-based conservation: ecological connectivity and the design of marine protected areas

Thursday, March 12/2020 in Beveridge Arts Centre Room#236 at 11:30am


Earth and Environmental Science Department

CSPG East Coast Lecture Tour

Speaker: Dr. Genevieve Bordeleau

Topic: Shale Gas and Groundwater: When Isotopes get together and tell their story

Friday, March 13/2020 in Huggins Science Hall Room#336 at 12:30pm


Psychology Department

Speaker: Rhea Ashley Hoskin, Ph.D., Post Doctoral Reseacher - Queens University

Topic: Femmephobia: A new approach to gender-based discrimination

Friday, March 13/2020 in K. C. Irving Centre Auditorium at 4:30pm


School of Nutrition and Dietetics

Senior Seminar (NUTR 4903) is the capstone course for the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition in the School of Nutrition and Dietetics. Students engage in independent research projects on a topic of their choice related to food, nutrition, and/or dietetics. The course is a celebration of learning, drawing on courses taken throughout the degree. Campus and community members are most welcome.

Presentations for Tuesday, March 10/2020 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm in the K. C. Irving Centre Auditorium.

Three students will defend their Honours thesis. Their thesis presentations will be 30-45 minutes each, including questions.

Alexis Tomchuk (Dr. M. Kaviani, Supervisor) - Effects of New Zealand Blackcurrant Extra Supplementation on Cardiovascular Function and Running Performance in Athletes

Tim Lamont (Dr. M. McSweeney, Supervisor) - Surf'n Bake: Exploring the Sensory Characteristics of Seaweed Composite Bread

Madalyn Higgins (Dr. M. Kaviani, Supervisor) - Assessing Prevalence and Effect of Nutrition Education on Female Athlete Triad Risk at Acadia University


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