Alumnus Neal Callaghan wins Mount Allison’s only 2015-2016 NSERC CGS-M

Dieni Research Group alumnus Neal Callaghan (BSc Hons Biochem '14) has just won a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Canada Graduate Scholarship-Master's Program (NSERC CGS-M) to fund his research and studies over the 2015-2016 academic year. The highly-competitive evaluation process assesses candidates based on their academic excellence, research potential, and personal characteristics and interpersonal skills. … Continue reading Alumnus Neal Callaghan wins Mount Allison’s only 2015-2016 NSERC CGS-M

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Chris to speak at TEDxCarletonU

Chris is one of 13 speakers at the 2015 edition of TEDxCarletonU. TEDx events are similar to TED events, but the "x" denotes that they are independently-organized while still conforming to the standards and ideals of TED. In this case, TEDxCarletonU is to be hosted at Carleton University, organized by current students, and is themed … Continue reading Chris to speak at TEDxCarletonU

Chris and Neal present at the 2013 Association of Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase

On Saturday, October 26th, the 2013 Association of Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase was hosted at Mount Allison University. The theme of this year's showcase was "Assessment: teaching, learning, and quality." One of the sub-themes was "Making assessment part of learning, not apart from it," and it was under this sub-theme that Chris delivered a 25-minute … Continue reading Chris and Neal present at the 2013 Association of Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase

Neal and Pat present at ARCP 2013

Neal Callaghan and Pat Gormley have both delivered research presentations at the 6th Annual Atlantic Regional Comparative Physiology Workshop this past weekend, October 18th-20th, held at the Huntsman Marine Science Centre in beautiful St. Andrews, New Brunswick. On Saturday, Pat delivered an oral presentation entitled "In vitro effect of cerium oxide and zinc oxide nanoparticles … Continue reading Neal and Pat present at ARCP 2013

Neal and Pat present at the Mount Allison Summer Undergraduate Research Fair (SURF)

Neal and Pat have both recently presented their summer research at the Mount Allison University Summer Undergraduate Research Fair (SURF), which was held on September 20th, 2013. SURF is an annual student-run event that gives Mount Allison students in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and the humanities, the chance to share and present their research to a … Continue reading Neal and Pat present at the Mount Allison Summer Undergraduate Research Fair (SURF)

2013 Association of Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase

Chris, Neal Callaghan, and another 4th-year Honours Biochemistry student, Alex Whynot, have just had their abstract accepted allowing them to present a pedagogical seminar at the 2013 Association of Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase. The Showcase is an annual event at which instructors and students share and learn about new approaches in teaching excellence. This year's … Continue reading 2013 Association of Atlantic Universities Teaching Showcase

The Dieni Research Group attends and presents at the CSZ 2013 Annual Meeting

Chris and Neal Callaghan have both attended and presented at the Canadian Society of Zoologists (CSZ) 2013 Annual Meeting hosted at the University of Guelph. The CSZ is a national-level society of scientists working on animal-related research in the fields of 1) comparative biochemistry and physiology, 2) parasitology, immunity and environment, 3) comparative morphology and development, … Continue reading The Dieni Research Group attends and presents at the CSZ 2013 Annual Meeting

Neal selected as a finalist for the CSZ 2013 Annual Meeting Holeton Award

Hot on the heels of his selection as a finalist for the Battle Award, Neal Callaghan has just been selected in a similar fashion as a finalist for the Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry (CPB) section-specific Holeton Award at the Canadian Society of Zoologists 2013 Annual Meeting. From the Awards page on the meeting website: George F. Holeton Award In addition … Continue reading Neal selected as a finalist for the CSZ 2013 Annual Meeting Holeton Award

Neal wins EPCOR Water Ltd Student Travel Award

Neal Callaghan has just won a very special student travel award to attend the Canadian Society of Zoologists 2013 Annual Meeting, known as the EPCOR Water Ltd Student Travel Award, valued at $500. Neal previously won additional awards providing further financial support to attend this same conference, including a Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry student … Continue reading Neal wins EPCOR Water Ltd Student Travel Award