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Visiting Teaching Opportunity – Marine Behavioural Ecology

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 teach Marine Behavioural Ecology (July 2-19, 2019). Our Summer Semester courses are immersive, requiring…

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Visiting Teaching Opportunity – Science Communication

Come teach exceptional students in a hands-on coastal learning environment.

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New research on the genetics of behaviour and biomechanics in fishes at the BMSC

Multiple body parts must work together to accomplish a task. For example, the coordination of visual and locomotor systems is critical for animals that hunt for food. For fishes, both swimming and feedings systems must work together to ┬ácapture prey. How this process impacts survival, or how it differs depending on ecological conditions, is…

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BMSC Marine Invertebrate Zoology student observations inspires range expansion publication

Typically found on the wave-exposed sandy beaches of California and Oregon, the Pacific sand crab, Emerita analoga, was first noticed by our Marine Invertebrate Zoology students on Keeha Beach in 2016, leading to a publication by instructors, Dr. Mar Wonham (Quest U) and Dr. Mike Hart (SFU).

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Dr. Matthew Morris wins best thesis award in Biological Sciences at the University of Calgary

Dr. Matthew Morris, Dr. Sean Rogers’ recent PhD graduate, has won an award for best thesis in Biological Sciences at the University of Calgary. Congratulations Matthew!

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This ship is sailing! Thank you John for your 19 years of excellence!

Thank you John Richards, for your 19 years of excellence, overseeing marine operations at the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre.

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Our Live Dive team is participating in Science Odyssey!

Science Odyssey – Canada’s largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics!

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In the sea, do sperm from different males directly compete for eggs, and do eggs have a choice??

Our 2012 Science Diving class was part of the field crew to assist with Dr. Levitan’s research.

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