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Seminar, Tuesday August 8: “Thunderbird and Whale: The Archaeology of Nuu-chah-nulth Whaling”. 5pm, Rix Centre

Join us for a talk by Dr. Alan McMillan from Simon Fraser University about the archaeology of Nuu-chah-nulth whaling.

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Targeting high quality adult habitat important for rockfish protection & MPA design

Two recent studies published in MEPS give new insight into rockfish population dynamics in Barkley Sound with 7 years of survey data.

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Seminar, MONDAY July 31: “Getting by with a little help from their friends: nitrogen balance and bacteria in the spiny dogfish” 5pm, Rix Centre

Join us for a talk by Dr. Gary Anderson, from University of Manitoba, about the physiology of spiny dogfish

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Seminar, Tuesday July 25: “The effect of mode of larval development on the long term population dynamics of four northeastern Pacific littorinid gastropod species.” 5pm, Ross Lecture Theatre

Join us for a talk by Dr. Liz Boulding, from University of Guelph, about intertidal snail species which are ecologically similar but differ considerably in their dispersal potential, thus influencing their adaptation to predators.

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Seminar, Tuesday July 18: “Flexible fish; how ecological and social context influence physiological responses to environmental change.” 5pm, Rix Centre

Join us for a talk by Dr. Suzie Currie, from Mount Allison University, who is interested in understanding how animals cope with environmental stress in marine and freshwater environments.

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Seminar, Tuesday July 11: “The ecological context of host-parasite interactions.” 5pm, Rix Centre

Join us for a talk by Dr. Stephanie Peacock, BMSC Alumna, mathematical ecologist interested in population ecology of parasites and their hosts.

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Seminar, Tuesday July 4: “Tales of Hermissenda brains, behaviour, and border-hopping.” 7pm, Rix Centre

Join us for a talk by Dr. Russell Wyeth, BMSC Marine Invertebrate Zoology instructor alumnus, interested in neuroethology, sensory neurophysiology, and behaviour of aquatic invertebrates.

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Dynamic flume testing at BMSC provides insights into marine hydrokinetic turbine blade performance

Research conducted at the Fluid Dynamics Lab at BMSC contributes to marine hydrokinetic turbine technology.

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Seminar, Tuesday June 20: “Wave disturbance reduces plant species richness and occupancy in a continental archipelago.” 7pm, Rix Centre

Join us for a talk by BMSC Alumni and instructors for the Coastal Community Ecology course, Dr. Chris Neufeld and Sam Starko

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Seminar, Tuesday June 13: “The ‘lost’ gardens: Heiltsuk berry cultivation on BC’s Central Coast.” 7pm, Rix Centre

Join us for a talk about how northwest coast First Peoples managed and co-evolved with their plant resources. Fiona Hamersley Chambers, Tuesday, June 13, 7pm. Rix Centre. ALL WELCOME!

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