2016 Student Travel Program Award Recipients

OERA has awarded travel funds to support senior undergrad and graduate student research in projects related to tidal marine energy and offshore petroleum/geoscience research.

The funds are in support of senior undergrad or graduate student research travel to international research facilities or laboratories which will contribution to the advancement of the offshore energy sector in Nova Scotia.

The February 2016 Student Travel Program awards have been granted to the following students:

  • Carmen Braun, Dalhousie University – traveled with the Advanced Geology Field School to California/Nevada
  • Carolina Chang, Dalhousie University – traveled with the Advanced Geology Field School to California/Nevada
  • Kody Andrew Crowell, Acadia University – travel to Swansea University, Wales
  • Grace Honsberger-Grant, Dalhousie University – traveled with the Advanced Geology Field School to California/Nevada
  • Corin Jorgenson, Dalhousie University – traveled with the Advanced Geology Field School to California/Nevada
  • Camille Malcolm, Dalhousie University – traveled with the Advanced Geology Field School to California/Nevada
  • Patrick Manion, Dalhousie University – travel to Geological Survey of Canada, Calgary
  • Christopher Sangster, Saint Mary’s University – travel to Beicep-Franlab, France
  • Jonathan Shute, Acadia University – travel to Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences
  • Hannah Stoakes, Dalhousie University – traveled with the Advanced Geology Field School to California/Nevada
  • Stephanie Todd, Acadia University – travel to Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences
  • Caitlin Wood, Dalhousie University – traveled with the Advanced Geology Field School to California/Nevada
  • Kate (Georgie) Woods, Dalhousie University – traveled with the Advanced Geology Field School to California/Nevada

The October 2016 Student Travel Program awards have been granted to the following students:

  • Natasha Fee, NSCC / Acadia University – travel to the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration in Washington, DC to participate in a course on the ‘Science of Oil Spills’
  • Chris L’Esperence, Dalhousie University – travel to Valco in Houston, Texas to demonstrate his miniature gas Chromatograph system
  • Haley Viehman, Acadia University – travel to Tritech and University of Aberdeen in Scotland to study the behaviour of fish and other marine organisms as they approach tidal turbines