Our mentee Callum Yoker wins big at Canada-Wide Science Fair

We at LEoPARD are effusively proud of our young mentee, Callum Yoker! Callum is a 13 year-old student at Tecumseh Vista Academy, who in late-March participated in the Windsor Regional Science, Technology, and Engineering Fair, and won the St-Clair College CWSF Grand Prize. By way of this award, he was selected to represent the Windsor … Continue reading Our mentee Callum Yoker wins big at Canada-Wide Science Fair

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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

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)

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

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

Based on a pre-screening of submitted posters, Neal Callaghan has been selected as a finalist for the Battle Award at the Canadian Society of Zoologists 2013 Annual Meeting. From the Awards page on the meeting website: Helen Battle Award The Helen Battle Award is given for the best student poster at the Annual Conference of … Continue reading Neal selected as a finalist for the CSZ 2013 Annual Meeting Battle Award