The Harrison Lewis Coastal Discovery Centre is accepting expressions of interest for its Researcher-In-Residence program open to postdoctoral scientists, M.Sc. or Ph.D. candidates, or honours students, pursuing studies relating to natural history.

         The Centre offers a place to work for periods of two weeks or more (spring to fall) in exchange for which the researcher contributes to the day-to-day operation and/or development of the centre. The Centre provides accommodation plus full use of kitchen, bath and laundry facilities, field laboratory, and wireless satellite internet hook-up.

         Interested parties may write to the Harrison Lewis Centre by email (
or at 339 Sandy Bay Rd, Sandy Bay, RR1 Port Joli, NS B0T 1S0.


In the interest of supporting independent research pertaining to the environment of the South Shore coastal region the Harrison Lewis Centre has instituted a Research-In-Residence program. Please contact the Centre for details.

For information on conducting research in Nova Scotia download this brochure from