Introducing Team NB for the Canada-Wide Science Fair

Roster for Team New Brunswick at the 2015 Canada-Wide Science Fair confirmed

Eleven students from New Brunswick have been chosen to represent the province at the 2015 Canada-Wide Science Fair, taking place in New Brunswick for the first time this May. The students were Grand Prize winners at the New Brunswick Regional Science Fairs held in April.

Members of Team New Brunswick will be among 500 students from across the country, competing for close to $1-million in awards, scholarships and prizes. CWSF 2015 will take place at the UNB Fredericton campus May 11-16, and is presented by Youth Science Canada, UNB and Science East.

Nick Cusack
Grade 8
MacDonald Consolidated School
(Kingston)

Nick designed and built a prosthetic hand to be worn with a cast to help a person with a broken arm grip items.

Hannah Young
Grade 8
Superior Middle School (Bathurst)

Hannah looked into the use of natural remedies and chemical antacids in relieving heartburn.

Maïté Lejoie
Grade 8
L’École communautaire Saint-Joseph
(Edmundston)

Maïté researched how stem cells can repair damage to body tissues.

Manuel Dionne
Grade 11
Cité des Jeunes A.-M.-Sormany
(Edmundston)
Manuel created a software to automate tracking of satellites.
Ben d’Entremont
Grade 7
Quispamsis Middle School 

Ben researched different sizes of parabolic reflectors to focus heat.

Daren Liang
Grade
Fredericton High School

Daren and his partner, Iswar Desai, created a website that can solve a triangle’s three angles and/or its three sides using Javascript.

Maude Couturier
Grade 7
École Sainte-Anne
(Fredericton)

Maude studied the negative effects of cannabis use.

Elizabeth Beaulieu
Grade 12

Cité des Jeunes A.-M.-Sormany
(Edmundston)

Elizabeth’s chemistry project was entitled  “La Vénus Lacque.”

Reilly Sullivan
Grade 8
Quispamsis Middle School 

Reilly’s research involves a type of auditory illusion using white noise and songs.

Ishwar Desai
Grade
Fredericton High School 

Ishwar and his partner, Daren Liang, created a website that can solve a triangle’s three angles and/or its three sides using Javascript.

Hadia Selouani
Grade 9
École Marie-Esther
(Shippagan)
Hadia created a software to simplify data collected from cardiotocograph machines (used to monitor fetal heart rates)