SSAP Projects


March 14th - 15th, 2017

Ottawa & Chalk River Student Trip 2017

27 students and 3 faculty members from the Science Program will spend two days during the March Break visiting labs at the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) and the National Research Council (NRC) in Ottawa, and the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) in Chalk River. The visits will expose students to world-class research facilities and the scientists and engineers who work in them.
March 11th - 18th, 2017

Environmental Science: Galapagos Science Trip

Galapagos Ecology Trip
Environmental Science students will get the opportunity to study Biology, observe species diversity and discuss evolution by natural selection in the actual area in the world that inspired Darwin to develop one of the most important theories in science. The main objectives of this field trip are: i. Observe and become familiar with the biodiversity...
February 16th - 18th, 2017

CRC Robotics 2017

Dawson College will participate in The Canadian Robotics Competition (CRC) being hosted at Vanier College. This event is open to high schools and CEGEP’s in the greater Montreal area. This would be the sixth year in a row that Dawson has participated. This is a multi-disciplined competition with the following requirements: Design and build a robot able to...
December 5th - 9th, 2016

Dawson ScienceFest Fall 2016

ScienceFest is a dynamic student-centered conference at Dawson College that shares students’ knowledge, creativity and passion for learning science in a public forum and recognizes them for their efforts and achievements in 2015-2016.. It foresees involvement from all disciplines in the program (as well as technical programs) and invites participation from the entire Dawson community.
Full Year
Fall 2016 - Winter 2017

DrJes 16-17

The Dawson Research Journal of Experimental Science (DrJes) is a publication that seeks to disseminate student research in print form. It provides students with an early introduction to the scientific method and to the business of science. Articles are based on developing a hypothesis, conducting experiments to test the hypothesis and formulating a conclusion. The...


Full Year
Fall 2015 – Winter 2016

DrJes 15-16

The Dawson Research Journal of Experimental Science (DrJes) is a print publication designed to give Dawson students an early introduction to the manner in which scientific work is conducted: formulating and testing a hypothesis, writing a scientific paper that is refered in the normal manner of scientific journals it allows student to showcase their research...
July 13th - 17th, 2016

Canadian Undergraduate Math Conference 2016

CUMC 2016
This is a country-wide, student run conference organized every year at different institutions across the country. The CUMC is locally organized and is run under the supervision of the Canadian Mathematical Society Student Committee (Studc). This conference is an opportunity for students to explore mathematics outside their usual surroundings and spark their interest in areas...
May 2nd - 6th, 2016

Dawson ScienceFest 2016

The Dawson ScienceFest conference shared students’ knowledge, creativity and passion for learning science in a public forum and recognized them for their efforts and achievements in 2015-2016. Approximately 350 students presented projects and volunteered their time to help out from several different programs including General Science, Radiation Oncology, Diagnostic Imaging, Nursing, Civil Tech and Mech...
April 1st, 29th, 30th, 2016

Science, On Tourne! 2016

This year’s edition of Science, On Tourne! challenged students to “build a vehicle that will perform a round trip using wind energy to travel in one direction and potential gravitational energy in the other direction”. This was an especially difficult challenge. In our Local Dawson competition, prizes were given for the competition, oral/written communication, ingenuity, and recycling...
February 27th, 2016

Pontpop ÉTS 2016

Pontpop is an annual event held at l’École de Technologie Supérieur (ÉTS). In order to compete, teams are required to build a bridge out of popsicle sticks, dental floss and white glue. Of the 4 teams registered, 3 teams ended up competing (one teams bridge actually broke the weekend before the competition as they were cutting...

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