2017-07-22

News

CBC's Ontario Morning Interview with Dr. Kirk Hillier about insect pheromones and his work:

Listen to the podcast here (1st interview for about 8:30 minutes).

On May 21, 2014 the 3rd Annual Project meeting was held at the Auditorium of the Hugh John Flemming Forestry Centre in Fredericton, NB with all project partners and industry stakeholders from forestry and agriculture.

2014 - Loay Jabre won the Entomological Society of Canada John C. Borden Scholarship in Innovative IPM research.

2013- Colin MacKay was the Governor’s Gold Medal recipient – Acadia University – highest ranked academic standing and thesis.

September 2013: News coverage in the Farm Focus about Dalhousie's Agricultural Campus Open house featuring Dr. Chris Cutler and Dr. Jatinder Sangha as well one report and an interview with Dr. Peter Silk, CFS Atlantic about the Emerald Ash Borer.

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July 2013: Report and interview with Dr. Peter Silk, CFS Atlantic about The Emerald Ash Borer and the fact this this insect is moving East towards NB.

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July 2013: Radio interview with Dr. Peter Silk, CFS Atlantic about the Emerald Ash Borer.

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2013: Article in Progress Media "Research in Motion" about Dr. Kirk Hillier, Acadia University and the work that this AIF project does.

Pest Control Done Right.  Springboard Atlantic Highlights Report 2011-2012.

October 2011: Acadia Researcher recognized nationally.

September 2011: Acadia Researcher Finalist in BioInnovation Challenge.

March 2011: ACOA announces AIF award recipient - Dr. Kirk Hillier. In March, Acadia University was host to ACOA for the most recent AIF announcements.  Acadia's Dr. Kirk Hillier was the recipient of an AIF award to develop innovative pheromone products that will ultimately replace chemical base pesticides.  This 2.8 million dollar project includes multiple Springboard, government and industry partners.  Read the Full Story