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Name that Skiff!

    *Photo: Chad Tamis   The Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre is proud to announce our new skiff! The new skiff has a hull almost identical to the twin skiff but with improved features based on user feedback (e.g. a coffee mug holder!). This beautiful vessel will alleviate growing boat demands and allow for more…
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Peter Harrington

I am a mathematical biologist who is interested in using analytical tools from mathematics to better understand ecological systems. I’m a PhD candidate in Applied Math at the University of Alberta, supervised by Mark Lewis. My PhD project is focused on the factors that affect the spread of sea louse parasites between salmon farms. As…

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Visiting Teaching Opportunity – Marine Invertebrate Zoology

We are looking for an instructor to co-teach Marine Invertebrate Zoology (April 29-June 7, 2019) alongside Dr. Mindi Summers. Our Summer Semester courses are immersive, requiring intense commitment from students, TA’s, and Instructors.

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Visiting Teaching Opportunity – Marine Invertebrate Zoology

Come teach exceptional students in a hands-on coastal learning environment. Take advantage of a fleet of boats, an extensive flow-through seawater system, helpful support staff, and unparalleled access to diverse coastal habitats. We are looking for an instructor to co-teach Marine Invertebrate Zoology (April 29-June 7, 2019) alongside Dr. Mindi Summers. Our…

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Marine Science Diving Internship 2019

BMSC is seeking a marine science diving and field operations intern for the summer of 2019. Duties will include scientific diving, surface safety attendant, subtidal and intertidal fieldwork, operation of small boats, and operational support of marine science diving activities.

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Sonya Buyting

  Sonya Buyting loves to talk about science — a love she says has helped shape her entire career. Sonya is an award-winning science journalist, producer, and occasional senior producer and guest host for CBC’s weekly national radio science show, Quirks & Quarks. She’s also worked on other

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Dick and Leona Peter Student Bursary

Dr. Peter was born in 1943 in Medicine Hat, Alberta. He obtained his BSc from the University of Calgary in 1965 and his PhD in 1969 from the University of Washington. After his post-doctoral studies, he took up an academic appointment at the University of Alberta. Dr. Peter served two terms as Chair of the…
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The answer to a long-standing mystery regarding the function of lamellose snail shell sculpture results in publication of BMSC undergraduate research

Although the frilled dogwinkle (Nucella lamellosa) is a well-studied intertidal snail, questions have remained regarding the purpose of some variations in shell form found commonly in individuals of this species. The function of axial lamellae, an external shell structure giving some individuals of this species a frilled appearance, has remained a mystery. As a part…

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Postdoctoral Opportunity: University of Calgary and the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre

The Rogers Lab at the University of Calgary is pleased to announce a Postdoctoral Fellowship (PDF) opportunity to work on Pacific Salmon evolution and genomics at the Nitinat River Hatchery and the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre (BMSC) on Vancouver Island, B.C.

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Tina Podlasly

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