ArcticNet Annual Science Meeting – Inaugural Mentor Award, 2013, Halifax

December 18, 2013

Each year ArcticNet holds it Annual Science Meeting where many of the researchers who work in northern Canada come to exchange ideas, catch up on research plans and share results. The ArcticNet meeting in Halifax, in December 2013, marked the 9th year that ArcticNet has been bringing Arctic researchers in Canada together. And each year […]

Canadian Science Policy Conference, Toronto, 2013

November 22, 2013

Science is not always field work, and being in the lab. Some of the work that researchers do is discussing policy, and through these discussions, help shape policy and thus the future of research. So, it is in this role that I attended the Canadian Science Policy Conference this week in Toronto ( The purpose […]

Saint Petersburg, AMAP Workshop, 2013

May 4, 2013

Recently I represented APECS (the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists) at the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program (AMAP) at their Adaptation of Actions for a Changing Arctic (AACA) workshop in Saint Petersburg, Russia in April 2013. The workshop is a pilot program that brings together expertise in Arctic research with the goal of identifying […]

Montréal, 2012, IPY From Knowledge to Acton Conference

May 2, 2012

From April 20th to 27th more than 3300 polar researchers, policy makers, educators, journalists and polar enthusiasts gathered in Montréal, Canada to share, learn and take the knowledge gathered during the latest International Polar Year (IPY 2007-2009) into action ( Before the conference kicked into full swing there were also a number of pre-conference workshops, […]