Dane George

“My interest in data stems from previous work as a residential energy auditor. I was responsible for creating hundreds of home energy models to predict energy savings associated with efficiency upgrades. However, my job was limited to the creation of the models; I never had the chance to follow-up and verify energy savings after the work was complete. This led me to a master’s research project with Dalhousie’s Renewable Energy Storage Laboratory.”

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Jeremy Slayter & The ASRJ (1/2)

(1/2) “It was my friend Andrew Ward and I, we both wanted to pursue a career in healthcare, but we weren’t sure how to get started. When we realized that there was no infrastructure to support students to discover exciting projects in Atlantic Canada, we knew we should put something together. We spent a lot of time designing a model. It should accurately and objectively describe the research, and we wanted to highlight local researchers and to connect students with them. It was challenging putting an idea into action of building networks, creating a team, building a website, and much more. It has been one of the most rewarding difficulties we have ever undertaken. I learned a lot about myself, our team, how to create an organization and the publishing industry, as well as how to oversee a large project from concept to reality.”

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