Chris is a 2016 Capital Educators’ Awards winner

Carleton University's winners of the 2016 Capital Educators' Awards. L-R: Dr. Nduka Otiono (Assistant Professor, Institute of African Studies), Dr. Peter Ricketts (Carleton University Provost & Vice-President, Academic), Dr. Christopher Dieni (Contract Instructor, Institute of Biochemistry), Dr. Martin Geiger (Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science). Photo is courtesy of Dr. Otiono. Last night, Chris received one of … Continue reading Chris is a 2016 Capital Educators’ Awards winner

2015 – A brief review

Please note that a few updates are already in-effect below.  Happy New Year from the Dieni Research Group! 2015 was an interesting and inspiring year for us. Here's a quick look at some of our notable developments over the past 12 months. Our alumni Our two alumni, Neal Callaghan and Patrick Gormley, have continued to … Continue reading 2015 – A brief review

Chris receives nomination for 2014 J.E.A. Crake Teaching Award

Chris has just been informed that he has been nominated for the 2014 J.E.A. Crake Teaching Award in the Faculty of Science at Mount Allison University. Up to three awards are offered each year, one for each faculty: Science, Arts, and Social Sciences. The 2013 J.E.A. Crake Teaching Award in the Faculty of Science was … Continue reading Chris receives nomination for 2014 J.E.A. Crake Teaching Award

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

Chris officially accepts MASU Excellence in Teaching Award nomination

Chris is honoured and ecstatic to officially accept a nomination for a Mount Allison Students' Union (MASU) Excellence in Teaching Award. He was informed of the nomination midday on Monday, April 15th, and is currently gathering supporting documents and additional materials for the next phase of deliberations. Thank you to MASU, and especially the students … Continue reading Chris officially accepts MASU Excellence in Teaching Award nomination