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Diversity of Nature celebrates Fathom Fund success

Photo credit: Carolina Andrade Early this summer, when things felt bleak, Dalhousie University graduate students Catalina Albury, Suchinta Arif and Melanie Massey had a great idea brewing. Together while apart, they founded Diversity of Nature, an educational experience for students facing barriers to getting involved in science. They wanted to empower young BIPOC (Black, Indigenous,…

MEOPAR's Scientific Director appointed to the Royal Society of Canada

We’re incredibly proud to share the news that MEOPAR’s Scientific Director, Dr. Doug Wallace, has been elected as one of the Royal Society of Canada’s Fellows for 2020. With this prestigious recognition, he joins a class of 87 new Fellows who were chosen by their peers for their outstanding scholarly leadership and achievement in sciences,…

Congratulations to MEOPAR's latest cohort of postdoc award-winners

MEOPAR is excited to announce its 2020-21 cohort of Postdoctoral Fellowship Award recipients. Over the past two years, this funding program brought talented early-career researchers into the network, connecting them with MEOPAR researchers, trainees and partners across Canada. Launched in 2018-19, the Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards are designed to supplement, or top-up, existing funding for promising…

Our 2020 ATM/ASM is going virtual!

MEOPAR is excited to officially announce that our 2020 Annual Training and Scientific Meetings will be hosted virtually, October 19 through 30. Though we are disappointed that we will not get to see you in-person as planned, the well-being and safety of our network is our main priority at this challenging time. Currently, we are…

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