Research Nova Scotia is proud to support research at Nova Scotia universities, colleges, healthcare institutions and affiliated centres.
Meet our researchers
Dr. Marcia English St. Francis Xavier University
Dr. Marcia English is an Assistant Professor in Human Nutrition at St. Francis Xavier University where she leads the X Food Research Lab. Learn how she’s using her background in food chemistry to address challenges and add value to Nova Scotia’s farming and food production community.
Dr. Rita Orji Dalhousie University
Dr. Rita Orji is an associate professor of computer science at Dalhousie University. Learn how Dr. Orji has combined her talents in tech with her passion for helping people in the field of persuasive technology to design and improve interactive systems such as games and apps that promote health and wellness and help users achieve their goals.
Dr. Etienne Mfoumou NSCC
Dr. Etienne Mfoumou, Lead Research Scientist for NSCC’s Engineered Technologies Applied Research Lab, knows that sustainable water treatment options are vital for rural Nova Scotians who rely on well water. Learn how his team has been working with the town of Shelburne to develop a solution that could eventually help ensure all communities in Nova Scotia have access to clean, safe drinking water.
Dr. Kyly Whitfield Mount Saint Vincent University
Dr. Stefanie Colombo Dalhousie University, Agricultural Campus
Dr. Lesley Frank Acadia University
Dr. Todd Ventura Saint Mary’s University
Dr. Olga Theou Nova Scotia Health /Dalhousie University