Ruth Binnie Fellowship
2017-2018 Value: $6,000

Honours a founding member of the Nova Scotia Home Economics Association who dedicated her professional life to home economics education. At the time of application, the applicant must be enrolled in masters studies that focus on one or more aspect(s) of the field of Human Ecology/Home Economics/Family and Consumer Studies. Special consideration will be given to those pursuing a postgraduate degree in education. She may be studying abroad.

The evolving studies in Human Ecology include: human nutrition, food science, housing/shelter and aesthetics, architecture, financial resource management, clothing and textiles, family relations, human sexuality, and human development.


2015-2016 Winner: KRISTA REIMER


B.Sc. (Hons.) in Mathematics, 2013, University of Manitoba
M.Sc. Pure Mathematics, 2015, McGill University
Master of Landscape Architecture, 2015-2018, University of Pennsylvania


Having thought at length about abstract space during her previous mathematical studies, Krista now thinks about the space we inhabit. In both mathematics and landscape architecture, notions of space extend beyond three dimensions. Krista is interested in how her mathematical understanding of geometry and dynamical systems theory may meaningfully contribute to contemporary landscape architectural practice.

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