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This website is dedicated to the activities of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Chair for Women in Science and Engineering (Atlantic Region). Dr. Tamara Franz-Odendaal, Associate Professor in Biology at Mount Saint Vincent University, is the NSERC Atlantic Chair for 2011-2015. The NSERC awards five chair holders across Canada for a five year term. For more information about this chair program, please visit

The program of activities for the NSERC Atlantic Chair include:

  • Establishing a network for junior high and high school girls to meet female role models working in science and engineering fields.
  • Running webinars across Atlantic Canada for teachers, guidance counselors and high school students to broaden their knowledge of careers in Science and Engineering.
  • Holding community information meetings for parents, teachers, and students.
  • Conducting surveys to assess how girls perceive careers in science and engineering, and how they make their career decisions.
  • Running summer and mobile science camps across the Atlantic region.
  • Producing role model videos as a resource for students, parents and teachers.
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