Promoting Science in Nova Scotia since 1862
The Nova Scotian Institute of Science: 1862 – 2012
We invite you to join us as the Society celebrates 150 years of presenting science to Nova Scotians.
Please browse our 2012-2013 brochure for the Institute's public lectures and special events. All talks are free and presented at a level for everyone wanting to know more about science in Nova Scotia.
Who we are
The Nova Scotian Institute of Science (NSIS) is a membership organization which represents and promotes science to Nova Scotians. We invite anyone interested in science to become a member of the Institute.
What we do
- present a monthly series of free public talks on science topics and issues.
- publish a scholarly publication entitled: Proceedings of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science.
- sponsor an annual science writing competition for university students.
- support and provide prizes for regional school science fairs.
- provide a mentorship program for university science students.
- meet on a monthly basis.
- maintain a library of journals from scientific societies around the world.
Next Meeting: Monday, May 6, 2013 at 7:30 p.m at the Great Hall, University Club, Dalhousie University.
Reminder: You are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting, Dinner, and Lecture of the Nova Scotian Institute of Science on Monday 6th May 2013 at the Great Hall, University Club, Dalhousie University, Halifax. To reserve your seat, please complete and mail the attached form and your cheque to the NSIS by Friday 12th April 2013.
For further information, please contact the NSIS President, Tom Rand, at the Institute's email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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